Ernest Edson Jordan

M, b. 22 February 1871, d. 5 April 1917
     Ernest Edson Jordan was born on 22 February 1871 at Schroon, Essex County, New York.1,2 He was the son of Carlos A. Jordan and Elma J. Lane. He was unfortunate to have broken his leg while logging on 24 February 1897 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York.3 He married Mary E. Honeywell, daughter of William H. Honeywell Sr. and Ellen Unknown, circa 1899 at New York.4 He was installed as 1st Lieutenant of the Sons of Veterans Post on 26 January 1901 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York.5 He and Carlos A. Jordan were re-inbursed by the State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commision for expenses incurred fighting and preventing forest fires. on 8 November 1907.6 He died on 5 April 1917 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York, at age 46.1,7 He was DeathCause on 5 April 1917; Typhoid pneumonia.1 He was buried on 9 April 1917 at Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York.1,8

Child of Ernest Edson Jordan and Mary E. Honeywell


  1. [S23] Elizabethtown Post, online, "Sad Death of Ernest Jordan", The Elizabethtown Post, Thursday 12 April 1917, p. 1, col. 3, digital image, Northern New York Library Network, Northern New York Historical Nespapers (, 2008.
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  3. [S23] Elizabethtown Post, online, Thursday February 25 1897.
  4. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Census Place: Elizabethtown, Essex, New York; Roll: T624_933; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1374946, Accessed: 16 Aug 2013.
  5. [S23] Elizabethtown Post, online, Thursday January 31 1901.
  6. [S23] Elizabethtown Post, online, Thursday November 1907.
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  8. [S44] Northern NY Tombstones, online…, Located in Block 1 of the Riverside Cemetery in Elizabethtown, Essex County, NY., (…).

Dr. Ernest Edson Jordan1

M, b. 11 February 1927, d. 16 January 2006
     Dr. Ernest Edson Jordan was born on 11 February 1927 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.1 He was the son of Archer Edson Jordan II and Ivah Viola Page. He married Dorothy Lou Rule, daughter of Henry Burton Rule and Dora C King, circa 1949.1 He died on 16 January 2006 at Lexington, Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Kentucky, at age 78.1 Dr. Ernest Edson Jordan

JORDAN Dr. Ernest Edson, left this world for his next adventure on
Mon., Jan. 16, 2006. Helping others was the theme of his life from
counseling people, to fixing broken cars, to helping impoverished
farmers use their crops more efficiently. Ernie Jordan was born in
Syracuse, NY on Feb. 11, 1927. His desire to pursue and accomplish
dreams and goals was unquenchable. During WWII he served as an
airplane mechanic for the Navy. He met and married Dorothy Rule
while earning his BA at the University of Colorado. He worked with
the Navajo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico before getting his masters
degree in public health from Berkley University. He received his
doctorate in education with a specialization in marriage counseling
from the University of Pennsylvania and worked for many years as a
psychologist for Comprehensive Care Center in Lexington, KY. After
retirement, he and his wife served in the Peace Corps, first in
Paraguay, South America and later, in the Solomon Islands in the
South Pacific. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Rule Jordan who
was his partner in adventure for 56 years. Other survivors include
four daughters; Laurel Foster, Smyrna, TN, Linda Ann Waggoner,
Las Vegas, NV, Cathleen McClain, Mt. Eden, KY, Mera Disponett,
Lexington, KY, one son, Martin Jordan, Lexington, KY and 23 grandchildren.
His family will dearly miss the wealth of wisdom, ingenious creations,
and practical help he always provided. A memorial celebration of his
life will be held at 5 pm Sat., Jan. 21, 2006 at First United Methodist
Church, 200 West High Street. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to
World Neighbors, 4127 NW 122nd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73120(1-800-242-6387.)2


  1. [S100], online, Originally published in the Lexington Herald-Leader between 18 and 21 Jan 2006.
  2. [S100], online, Dr. Ernest Edson Jordan obituary, Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader, Jan. 18 - Jan. 21, 2006, Accessed: 27 Aug 2010 (

Francis James Jordan1

M, b. circa 1840
     Francis James Jordan was born circa 1840 at New York. He was the son of Eleazer Jordan and Hannah Unknown. He appeared on the census of 26 July 1850 in the household of Eleazer Jordan and Fanny Unknown at Moriah, Essex County, New York.2 He appeared on the census of 11 June 1855 in the household of John H. Jordan at Moriah, Essex County, New York.1


  1. [S28] Family Search, online, "New York, State Census, 1855," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 Jul 2013), John Jordan, 1855.
  2. [S188] 1850 U.S. Census, Census Place: Moriah, Essex, New York; Roll: M432_503; Page: 34B; Image: 77,, 1850 United States Federal Census, accessed 13 Jul 2013.

Frederick Jordan1,2

M, b. circa October 1869
     Frederick Jordan was born circa October 1869 at New York.1 He was the son of Sylvenus Jordan and Charlotte Gibson.1 He appeared on the census of 28 July 1870 in the household of Sylvenus Jordan and Charlotte Jordan at Moriah, Essex County, New York.3 He appeared on the census of 18 June 1880 in the household of Charlotte Gibson at Mineville, Essex County, New York.2


  1. [S192] 1870 U.S. Census, Census Place: Moriah, Essex, New York; Roll: M593_936; Page: 192A; Image: 387; Family History Library Film: 552435, 1870 United States Federal Census, Accessed: 18 Jul 2013.
  2. [S190] 1880 U.S. Census, Census Place: Mineville, Essex, New York; Roll: 833; Family History Film: 1254833; Page: 248A; Enumeration District: 056; Image: 0165, 1880 United States Federal Census, Accessed: 19 Jul 2013.
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Gladys Alice Jordan1

F, b. 10 December 1929, d. 27 July 2005
     Gladys Alice Jordan was born on 10 December 1929 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.1 She was the daughter of Archer Edson Jordan II and Ivah Viola Page. She married Charles Edwin Hill, son of Reuben Charles Aaron Hill and Dorothy Alice Eldridge, on 26 June 1947 at Parishville, Saint Lawrence County, New York.2 She lived in 1948 at California.3 She lived in 1975 at Essex Junction, Chittenden County, Vermont.4 She lived in 1986 at Essex Junction, Chittenden County, Vermont.5 She lived in 1993 at Sun City West, Maricopa County, Arizona.5 She lived in 1993 at Essex Junction, Chittenden County, Vermont.5 She died on 27 July 2005 at Essex Junction, Chittenden County, Vermont, at age 75.1 She was buried on 1 August 2005 at Randolph Center, Orange County, Vermont.1


  1. [S18], online, Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008, Gladys Alice Hill death certificate, accessed 31 Dec 2011.
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  3. [S99] Potsdam Courier Freeman, online, Sinclair Corners, Tuesday, April 7,1948, Pg.13.
  4. [S99] Potsdam Courier Freeman, online, Walter Bloss Obituary, Tuesday, January 28, 1975, Pg.2.
  5. [S18], online, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Accessed: 16 Aug 2013.
  6. [S247] Interview, Lauel Jane Jordan Foster, 17 Aug 2013 at the home of Keith & Sherry Jordan Hunter.

Gwen Jordan

     Gwen Jordan is the daughter of Harvey Ernest Jordan and Ursula Mae Hermanson.

Harvey Ernest Jordan

M, b. 14 September 1928, d. 7 May 2009
     Harvey Ernest Jordan was born on 14 September 1928 at Larimore, Grand Forks County, North Dakota. He was the son of Durward E. Jordan and Edith Gwen Jones. He appeared on the census of 19 April 1930 in the household of Archer J. Jordan at Larimore Township, Grand Forks County, North Dakota.1 He graduated in 1946 at Larimore, Grand Forks County, North Dakota.2 He began military service in 1951. He ended military service in 1953 at Agusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. He married Ursula Mae Hermanson, daughter of Alvin Hermanson and Victoria Lund, after 1953. He and Ursula Mae Hermanson were divorced circa 1980. He married Irene White after 1980. He died on 7 May 2009 at Edgerton, Rock County, Wisconsin, at age 80.3,2 Harvey E. Jordan, Edgerton, WI (1928 - 2009)

September 14, 1928 - May 7, 2009
Harvey E. Jordan, 80, of Edgerton, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009,
at his home. He was born on Sept. 14, 1928, in Larimore, ND, a son of the
late Durward and Edith (Jones) Jordan. He was united in marriage to Ursula
Hermanson and Irene White. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, model railroads
and gardening. He graduated from Larimore High School in 1946. He was drafted
in 1951 and after graduating from Boot Camp, he was shipped to Fort McCoy,
and then, to Ansbach, Germany. With Corporals pay and Sergeants duty's and
stripes, he returned to the United States and was honorably discharged at
Fort Custer, Michigan. He, then, worked for Fisher Body Assembly from 1953
until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of the UAW Local 95, the
American Legion, the NRA, the Edgerton Memorial Squad, and former Commander
of the VFW and the Military Order of the Cooties. He served as a Cub and
Weblos Leader and was Assistant Scout Master. He held the prestigious
Order of the Arrow. He was also an NRA hunter safety instructor, and
helped out at the VA Hospital in Madison for over ten years.
He is survived by two daughters, Gwen Jordan of Janesville and
Denise Jordan of Norfolk, NE; three sons: Douglas Jordan of Milton,
Scott D. Jordan of Janesville and Mathew Jordan of Edgerton; two stepsons,
Jeff White of Janesville and Paul White of Fort Atkinson; one stepdaughter,
Janet White of Fort Atkinson; and one brother, Dennis Jordan of Janesville.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Joyce West and Janice Jordan;
a grandson, Dion Jordan; a sister, Vera; and three brothers:
Edward, Wilford and David.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 11 a.m.
at the EHLERT FUNERAL HOME, (US HWY 51 S), Edgerton, with the
Rev. Larry Mackenzie officiating. Friends may call on Monday, May 11, 2009,
at the FUNERAL HOME from 5 until 7 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until
the time of the services. Full Military Rites will be held at the funeral
home by the Edgerton Memorial Squad.2


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  2. [S45] GazetteXtra, various, Harvey E. Jordan Obituary, Published: Thursday, May 7 2009, Accessed: 10 May 2009 (…).
  3. [S10] Interview, Researcher, Jordan, Gwen, Jordan-Long, Pamela, 7 May 2009, Edgerton, Wisconsin, Gwen was the daughter of Harvey.

Jaclynn Jordan1

     Jaclynn Jordan is the daughter of Scott Dion Jordan and Barbara Lynn Garrow.1


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Janice Ann Jordan1,2

F, b. 25 June 1959, d. 18 April 2008
     Janice Ann Jordan was born on 25 June 1959 at Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota.1,3 She was the daughter of Edward Llewellyn Jordan and Dorothy Ann Beauregard.1,3 She was baptized on 30 June 1963 at Bovey, Itasca County, Minnesota.4 She was adopted, along with her sisters, Denise and Joyce, by their uncle and aunt Harvey and Ursula Jordan after the death of her parents after March 1965.5 She died on 18 April 2008 at Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin, at age 48.1,6

Janice A. Jordan, Edgerton (1959 - 2008)

June 25, 1959 - April 18, 2008
Janice A. Jordan, 48, of Edgerton, WI, died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, April 18, 2008. She was born in Grand Rapids, MN, on June 25, 1959, a daughter of the late Edward L. Jordan and the late Dorothy A. Beauregard. Janice was raised by her uncle and aunt, Harvey Jordan and Ursula Jordan-Showers, whom she referred to as her parents. Janice graduated from Edgerton High School in 1977 and worked at the Rock County Health Care Center for 22 years, retiring in 2006. Janice enjoyed camping, special weekends with the girls, and spending time with her family and grandchildren, whom she truly adored.

She is survived by three children: Jason Jordan of Norfork, NE, Jenna (Josh Viney) Jordan of Janesville, and Brandon Brown of Milton, WI; grandchildren: Landon Viney, Jordyn Viney, Josilynn Jordan, and Saige Jordan; her father, Harvey Jordan of Edgerton; her sisters: Denise Jordan, Gwen (Janice) Jordan and Ruby McDaniel; her brothers: Doug Jordan, Matt Jordan, and Scott Jordan; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her biological parents, Dorothy Beauregard and Edward Jordan, she was preceded in death by her mother, Ursula Jordan-Showers; and her sister, Joyce Jordan.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Janice's life that will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the ROCK RIVER LEISURE ESTATES RECREATION CENTER, 530 Ellendale Rd., Edgerton. Assisting with arrangements is the WHITCOMB-LYNCH-ALBRECHT FUNERAL HOME; EDGERTON, (608) 884-6010.

Children of Janice Ann Jordan


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Jason Jordan

     Jason Jordan is the son of Janice Ann Jordan.

Children of Jason Jordan


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