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John J. Jordan

John J. Jordan (I69075)

Male 1825 - 1911  (85 years)

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  • Name John J. Jordan  [1
    Relationshipwith Albert Leopold Vitter
    Birth 25 Dec 1825  Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Death 18 Sep 1911  Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • RESIDED: NY OCCP: FARMER
      OBIT: BOLIVAR BREEZE THURSDAY SEP 28 1911 DEATH OF A PIONEER * JOHN J J ORDAN WHO CAME TO ALLEGANY COUNTY IN 1830 DIED OF PARALYSIS SEP 13 AT W EST CLARKSVILLE, AGE 86 YEARS *JOHN J JORDAN A WELL KNOWN FARMER DIED A T THE HOME OF HIS SON E C JORDAN, AT WEST CLARKSVILLE AT 6:10 O'CLOCK M ONDAY MORNING SEPT 18 AGED 86 YEARS. MR JORDAN SUFFERED A STROKE OF PAR ALYSIS ON TUESDAY MORNING SEPT 5. HE GOT UP AND DRESSED THAT MORNING TH EN WENT OUT ON THE FRONT PROCH. WHEN HIS SON WENT TO CALL HIM FOR BREAK FAST HE WAS IN A CRITICAL CONDITION. HIS RIGHT SIDE WAS BADLY AFFECTED A ND HE WAS UNABLE TO SPEAK DISTINCTLY. HE WAS UNCONSCIOUS FOR SIX DAYS, P ASSING AWAY WHILE IN THAT CONDITION. THE FUNERAL WAS HELD A 11 O'CLOCK L AST WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE HOME OF E C JORDAN AND WAS WELL ATTENDED . R EV MR DUNBAR FORMER PASTOR OF THE UNITED BRETHEREN CHURCH OF OBI CONDUC TED THE SERVIES. THE BODY WAS BURIED IN THE BOLIVAR CEMETERY, THE SONS A ND A SON-IN-LAW, E C BARTOO OF THE DECEASED ACTING AS PALLBEARERS. MR J ORDAN WAS BORN AT CHERRY VALLEY, OTSEGO COUNTY, NY DEC 25 1825. FIVE YE ARS LATER HE CAME WITH HIS PARENTS MR & MRS JACOB JORDAN TO WHAT IS NOW K NOWN AS JORDAN HILL. HERE HE ATTENDED THE DISTRICT SCHOOL. IN 1850 MR J ORDAN PURCHASED 170 ACRES OF LAND FROM THE GOVERNMENT. THIS WAS LOCATED O NE MILE WEST OF HIS FATHERS FARM AND ALONG THE WEST CLARKSVILLE ROAD. H E CLEARED UP THE LAND WHICH WAS COVERED WITH HARDWOOD TIMBER AND SOON B UILT A GOOD HOUSE ON THE FARM, OCCUPYING IT UNTIL FOUR YEARS AGO, WHEN H E WENT TO LIVE HIS SON WHO OWNS AND ADJOINING FARM. MR JORDAN WAS TWIC E MARRIED. THE FIRST TIME IN 1849 TO ALMIRA M DAVIE OF BOLIVAR WHO DIED O CT 11 1873. TO THEM 4 CHILDREN WERE BORN, ALL OF WHOM ARE LIVING. THEY A RE; LAFAYETTE R OF BLACK CREEK, CASSIUS M, E C JORDAN, AND MRS MARIAN H B ARTOO OF WEST CLARKSVILLE. IN 1886 HE WAS MARRIED TO LUCRETIA OLMSTEAD O F BELMONT WHO DIED AUG 31 1902. MR JORDAN HAD ALWAYS BEEN A HARD WORKER ; WAS A KIND NEIGHBOR AND FRIEND AND A DEVOUT MEMBER OF THE UNITED BRET HEREN CHURCH AT OBI, WHICH HE JOINED IN 1869. HE WAS THE LAST OF A FAMI LY OF SIX CHILDREN, FOUR SONS AND TWO DAUGHTERS.
    Person ID I69075  Vitter-Weaver Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2024 

    Family 1 Almira M. Davie,   b. 23 May 1825, Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Oct 1873, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1849  Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Marian H. Jordan,   b. Dec 1849, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Dec 1929, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Lafayette R. Jordan,   b. 1852   d. 1929 (Age 77 years)
     3. Winfield Jordan,   b. 1855, Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Nov 1866, Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 11 years)
     4. Cassius M. Jordan,   b. 17 Feb 1860, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Apr 1944, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years)
     5. Eugene Cory Jordan,   b. 1864, Clarksville, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1925 (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F54449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2024 

    Family 2 Lucretia Olmsted,   b. 21 Aug 1838   d. 31 Aug 1902 (Age 64 years) 
    Marriage 1886  Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F54709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 Dec 1825 - Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt 1849 - Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1886 - Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 18 Sep 1911 - Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar, Allegany, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, John J. Jordan.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120254639/john-j-jordan

    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, Almira M. Davie Jordan.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120254638/almira-m-jordan



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