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Descendants of Martha JORDAN

Generation No. 1



Who are the parents of Martha Jordan? Please contact Janet Burks ( if you have any information on Martha and Perry.

21 April 1772, Surry Co, VA Order Bk 1764-1774 p 290

Ordered that the Church wardens bind out Perry Jordan a bastard of Martha Jordan according to Law.

Child of MARTHA JORDAN is:

i. PERRY2 JORDAN, b. Bef. 1772, Surry Co, VA; d. Bef. 27 Jun 1797, Surry Co, VA; m. BETHSHABA HARPER, 29 Dec 1785, Southampton Co, VA.



We would like to know the descendants of Perry Jordan and his wife Bethsheba Harper. Please email us if you descend from this couple.


1782 Surry co, VA census

Stephen Jordan, white -7, no slaves

Perry Jordan , white 3, no slaves


Please check this reference:

Southampton Co, VA Marriages:

Perry JORDAN and Bethsheba HARPER bond 25 Dec 1785 married 29 Dec 1785 by John McLemore

Sureties: Benjamin JORDAN (his X mark) and /s/John Rogers

Witness: Saml Killo, Consent by John HARPER

Witness: Housel and John Harper, Jr.


1784 Surry Co, VA--Margaret Jordan, white-4


1790 Personal Tax Roll, Surry Co, VA:

Perry Jordan

Mary Jordan


1790 Land Tax Roll:

Margaret Jordan 100 ac

Estate of Henry Jordan 98 ac

Mary Jordan 66 ac


Surry Co, VA, Order Bk 1795-1800 p 171

27 Jun 1797 Bathshaba Jordan gave bond according to law for Administration of estate of Perry Jordan dec'd.


Will Bk 1 p 254

15 Jul 1797 Inventory and appraisement of Perry Jordan dec'd estate by Bethshaba Jordan Adm.

Inventory included 1 gun, 7 bottles, 1 tickler, 1 horse, 1 BIBLE,

Appraisers were: Michael CASELEY, Edmund CASELEY, and John STILES.


1800 Tax Roll, Surry Co, VA:

Barsheba Jordan


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