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Descendants of Robert JORDAN



Generation No. 1


1.  ROBERT1 JORDAN was born 1706 in Surry Co, VA, and died Bef. 17 Nov 1761 in Surry Co, VA.



ROBERT JORDAN born about 1706 Surry Co, VA



Does anyone descend from this Robert Jordan? If so, please contact Janet Burks ( if you descend from this man.   Was Robert an older son of Richard Jordan ( III) as his land is adj. to Benjamin Jordan?


Records from Surry Co, VA:


Will & Deed Bk 1738-1754

Robert Jordan age 32 years deposition as to the genuiness of signature to Will of John Pearson late of this county dec'd having known said Pearson for 26 years last past before his death.  Recorded 21 March 1738.   Also William Crips, age 62 and Sampson Laneer age 56 swear to the handwriting of John Pearson.      Will of John Pearson was written 8 Aug 1721 and probated 21 Mar 1738.


Bk 9 p 16, 21 Feb 1738, Listed in Estate of Mary Tyrus dec'd.  ROBERT JORDAN


Deed Bk 1738-1754, Will of Elizabeth ANDREWS 29 Nov 1735 probated 18 Nov 1741.  Executor Bartholomew Andrews.  Cousin Bartholomew Andrews son of Robert.  Former Husband Nathaniel Roberts(will dated 19 Apr 1693).   Legatees: Margaret Tuther, dau of George; Mary Long widow of George.  Witness:  Henry SOWERBY and ROBERT JORDAN


Probably same Robert Jordan listed in Richard Jordan III Will in 1751:

* "To son Benjamin Jordan 250 acres adjoining ROBERT JORDAN's  &  Bartholomew ANDREWS lines"


* Deed Bk 7 p 288  -- 29 Sep 1756-   BENJAMIN JORDAN of SUSSEX County to JOHN BARNES

of Surry Co for 22 lbs 10 shillings sells 250 ac in Southpark Parish adjoining lands of ROBERT JORDAN and the White Oak Branch.

 (note: this is the same 250 ac bequeath Benjamin from his father Richard Jordan III)


  Bk 10, Page 287 ROBERT JORDAN.  Inventory,  Date:  17 Nov 1761.  Recorded 18 May 1762.

Appraisers:  John Magget, James Davis, and William ROSE


Who were his heirs? 

More research is needed on this Robert Jordan.