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Descendants of Robert Jordan

Generation No. 2


2. REV. ROBERT5 JORDAN (ROBERT4, THOMAS3, THOMAS2, SAMUEL1) was born 27 Oct 1692 in Nansamond Co., VA, and died 05 Aug 1742 in Philadelphia, PA. He married (1) MARY STANBURY in Philadelphia, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and died in PA. He married (2) DOROTHY PLEASANTS 03 Jun 1718. She died 1727.

Notes for R
EV. ROBERT JORDAN:
Robert was a minister of the Society of Friends in Nansemond County, Va and
later Philadelphia, PA.

Robert Jordan (younger), became a Quaker minister in 1718, serving in that capacity for 17 years. He died 26, 9mo 1735, 40 years of age.

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ARY STANBURY:
Burial: PA
     
Children of R
OBERT JORDAN and MARY STANBURY are:
  i.   ROBERT6 JORDAN, b. 06 Aug 1732, Philadelphia, PA.
  ii.   RICHARD JORDAN, b. 15 Jan 1733/34, Philadelphia, PA.
  iii.   JOSEPH JORDAN, b. 24 Jan 1734/35, Philadelphia, PA.
  iv.   STANSBURY JORDAN, b. 11 Dec 1737, Philadelphia, PA.
  v.   MARY JORDAN, b. 26 Sep 1739, Philadelphia, PA.
     
Children of ROBERT JORDAN and DOROTHY PLEASANTS are:
  vi.   SAMUEL6 JORDAN, b. Abt. 1720, VA.
6. vii.   JOSEPH JORDAN.


3. REV. JOSEPH5 JORDAN (ROBERT4, THOMAS3, THOMAS2, SAMUEL1) was born 18 Sep 1695 in Nansamond Co, VA, and died 26 Sep 1735 in Nansamond Co, VA. He married ANN RUTH GLAISTER in Nansamond Co, VA. She was born in VA, and died in VA.

Notes for R
EV. JOSEPH JORDAN:
Joseph (became a Quaker minister, and married Ruth Glaister of Pasquotank Co. Children of Joseph Jordan "that great and worthy man, & minister of the Gospel" by Ann his wife, 1 Sarah, b 12, 2mo 1731-2 Abigail, b 19, 7mo 1733-3 Margaret, b "after her fathers Decease ye 29, 10mo 1735." (She d an infant.)

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EV. JOSEPH JORDAN:
Burial: Sep 1735, Nansamond Co, VA

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NN RUTH GLAISTER:
Burial: VA
     
Children of J
OSEPH JORDAN and ANN GLAISTER are:
  i.   SARAH6 JORDAN, b. 12 Feb 1730/31, Nansamond Co, VA.
  ii.   ABIGAIL JORDAN, b. 14 Jul 1733, Nansamond Co, VA.
  iii.   MARGARET JORDAN, b. 24 Oct 1736, Nansamond Co, VA; d. May 1738, Nansamond Co, VA.
  More About MARGARET JORDAN:
Burial: May 1738, Nansamond Co, VA



4. EDMUND5 JORDAN (ROBERT4, THOMAS3, THOMAS2, SAMUEL1) was born 17 Jun 1707 in Nansemond Co, VA, and died 19 Dec 1756 in VA. He married ANN TROTTER 1730 in VA. She was born 1708 in VA, and died 19 Dec 1756 in VA.

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DMUND JORDAN:
Twin brother to Belson Jordan.

Some of Edmund's Quaker descendants including Robert Jordan migrated to Perquimans Co., NC as indicated in the marriage record below.

Richard Ratcliff, Jr. also married (2) Damaris NIXON 9 Nov 1706/1707 in Perquimans Co., NC. Damaris died 1734 in Perquimans Co., NC. SOURCE: 1706/7, 11, 9. Damaris (Peirc), relict of the dec Joseph, married Richard Ratcliff, Jr., at a public meeting at the said Damaris Peirc's house in Perquimans. (Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 1, Hinshaw, p. 90f). Will of Damaris Ratlif, February 12, 1734. February 24, 1734. Son: Joseph. Daughters: Mary More, Sarah Winslow. Sons-in-law: John More, Thomas Winslow. Granddaughter: Betty More. Executors: Zachariah Nixon (brother), John More and Thomas Winslow. Witness: Richard Davis, Mary Gilbart. (Grimes, p. 306).

SOURCE: Richd. Ratcliffe, son of Richd. Ratclif, Senior of the Terascoenecks and Elizabeth Hollowell daughter of Henry Hollowell deceased of the Isle of Wight County did propound their marriage before a meeting of men & women friends at our publick meeting house in Chuckatuck it being on the tenth day of the sixth month last past and coming before the meeting the second time at our above sd meeting house on the 11 day of the 7 mo. they did publish their marriage again and wer married in his father Richd. Ratclifs own house on this 18 day of the 7th mo. in the year 1700. Richd. Rattcliff, Elizabeth Hollowell. Wit: Richd. Rattcliff father, John Ratcliff, Wm. Scott, Isaac Rickesis, Jno. Green, Daniel Sanbourn, Jno. Jordan, Elizabeth Rattcliff mother, James Jordan, Margaret Jordan, Senior, Tho. Page, Margaret Jordan, Junior, Robt. Jordan, Rachel White, Joshua Jordan, Rebecca Rattclif sister. (Early Quaker Records in Virginia, Miles White, pp. 20-21).

Perquimans Monthly Meeting, p. 70. Richard Ratcliff his certificate a copy insarted: "To Friends Belonging to the monthly and quarterly meeting Perquimons River in Carolina or elsewhere ..Richd. Rattcliff, Junor the sonn of Richd. of the Terascoe neckes in Chuckatuck doth intend by God to take a woman to be his wife a liven in your P..(torn).. wee did hear approve ... from our monthly meeting held at our publick meeting house on Chuckatuck on the 14, 9m, 1706. Signed by us whose names are underwritten. John Murdaugh, Matthew Small, John Rattcliff, James Jordan, Mathew Jordan, John Jordan, Benjamin Small, John Small, Isaac Rickes Senior, Richard Rattcliff Jun., William Scott Senior, Benjamin Jordan, Nathan Newby, Richd. Jordan, Robert Jordan. Recorded by me Thomas Peirce this 8th of ye 10 month 1706. (Quaker Marriage Certificates: Pasquotank, Perquimans, Piney Woods and Suttons Creek Monthly Meetings, North Carolina, Gwen Boyer Bjorkman, p. 115). Hinshaw, William Wade. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", Vol. 6, p. 34.

Will of Richard Ratliff, Perquimans Precinct, June 17, 1724, July 14, 1724. Sons: Thomas and Joseph, lands in Virginia and North Carolina; Daughters: Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Huldah. Wife and Executrix: Damaris; Executor: Cornelius Ratcliff, brother. Witnesses: Zachariah Nixon, Francis Croxton, Mary Nicholson. (Grimes, p. 307).


More About E
DMUND JORDAN:
Burial: VA

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NN TROTTER:
Burial: 1756
     
Children of E
DMUND JORDAN and ANN TROTTER are:
7. i.   WILLIAM OR THOMAS6 JORDAN, b. Bet. 1728 - 1733, VA; d. NC.
8. ii.   ROBERT JORDAN, SR., b. 11 Jul 1731, VA; d. 22 Feb 1812, Perquimans Co., NC.
  iii.   MARY JORDAN, b. 11 Dec 1732, VA; d. 23 Aug 1759; m. JOHN DENSON.
  More About MARY JORDAN:
Burial: Aug 1759

9. iv.   EDMUND JORDAN, b. 01 Sep 1738, VA.
  v.   ANN JORDAN, b. 15 Jul 1740, VA; d. 23 Sep 1757.
  More About ANN JORDAN:
Burial: Sep 1757

  vi.   HESTER JORDAN, b. 15 Sep 1742, VA; d. 17 Nov 1761.
  More About HESTER JORDAN:
Burial: Nov 1761



5. SAMUEL5 JORDAN (ROBERT4, THOMAS3, THOMAS2, SAMUEL1) was born 29 Apr 1711 in Nansamond Co, VA, and died 1767 in VA. He married MARY HANNAH BATES 03 Jan 1737/38 in Granville Co, NC, and again on, 11 Mar 1738 in, York Co, VA, daughter of JAMES BATES. She was born in York Co, VA.

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AMUEL JORDAN:
Burial: 1767, VA
     
Children of S
AMUEL JORDAN and MARY BATES are:
  i.   SARAH6 JORDAN, b. VA; m. ?? WHITLOCK.
  ii.   MARGARET JORDAN, b. VA; m. WILLIAM HARRISON; b. Skimino Co, VA.
10. iii.   MARY JORDAN, b. 16 Nov 1749, VA; d. 16 Jun 1838, Cincinnati, OH.


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