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Absalom JORDAN

Male 1792 - 1860  (68 years)


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  • Name Absalom JORDAN 
    Born 1792  GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1860  Jones County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1840_US Federal Census_Bibb County Georgia
      Lists Absalom Jourdan (Note Spelling)
      Number and Age of family members match

      DEATH: U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index Record about ABSALOM JORDAN

      DEATH: Surname: ABSALOM JORDAN
      Year: 1860
      County: BIBB CO.
      State: GA
      Age: 68
      Gender: M
      Month of Death: SEP
      State of Birth: GA
      ID#: MRT197_173113
      Occupation: NONE LISTED
      Cause of Death: DROPSY
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    • Barbara Shore Notes:
      My earliest known JORDAN is Absalom, b. c 1792; d. Sep 1859 of Bibb Co., GA. He was married to Julia ROBERTS, daughter of Reuben ROBERTs and Margaret HUDSON of Jones Co., GA. Their ch:

      Nancy b. 1813 md. 10 Jan 1837 Bibb Co., GA to Burwell PARKER
      Wiley, b. 1821; md. Sarah Ann B. ?; died Aug 1860 k.c.w.
      Francis, b. 1826; md. (1) 1 Jan 1850 Bibb Co. GA to Asa McKINNEY; md. (2) 24 Oct 1857 Bibb Co., GA to Michael NAVAL
      Lucy Ann, b. 1828 ;. c1862; md. 8 Jun 1844 Bibb Co. GA to James Richard JONES
      James J. JORDAN b. 1834; d. Nov 1862 k.c.s. md. a Miss WISE
      Elizabeth, b. 1836 md. (1) 16 Jan 1842 Bibb Co., GA to Warren SUMMERLINE; md. (2) 9 May 1848 Bibb Co., GA to George RAYMON
      Mary Jane, b. 1838; md. 18 Jan 1855, Bibb Co., GA to Thomas RABAND
      Caroline, b. 1841 md. John J. ROBERTS (a cousin)

      There were two other Absalom JORDANs in GA, one in Wilkes Co. and one in Wilkinson Co. I have not been able to make a connection with either of these two.
    Person ID I35  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2017 

    Family Julia (Judy) ROBERTS,   b. Abt 1794, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 6 Oct 1862, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1811  Macon, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nancy JORDAN,   b. 1813, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Wiley Henry JORDAN,   b. 1818, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1860  (Age 42 years)
     3. Francis JORDAN,   b. 1826, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Lucy Ann JORDAN,   b. 1828, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +5. James JORDAN,   b. Abt 1834, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1862, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     6. Elizabeth B JORDAN,   b. 1836, BIbb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Mary Jane JORDON,   b. 1838, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. WFT Est. 1894-1933  (Age 95 years)
    +8. Caroline JORDAN,   b. 11 May 1840, Jones County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1924, Jones County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Absalom Jordan_ Last Will & Testament_1859
    Absalom Jordan_ Last Will & Testament_1859
    Transcription of text in document
    Bibb County Georgia
    In the name of God Amen
    I Absalom Jordan of Said State and County being advanced in age and knowing that I must shortly depart from this world deem it right and proper both as respects Myself and family that I should make a disposition of the property with which a kind providence has blessed me, I therefore make this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and annuling all others heretofore made by me,
    Item 1st I desire that all my just debts be paid without by my Executors hereafter named as I am unwilling my inheritors should be delayed of their rights especially as there is no necessity for delay.
    Item 2nd I give and devise to my beloved Wife Julia Jordan with whom I have lived in the quiet and strict love for forty eight years all that I am possessed of both real and personal with the exception of one Negro man named Luck, she is the enjoy it till her death at which time I want all of my property to be equally divided between my children.
    Item 3rd My Negro man Luck I want him to work for himself under a Guardianship of my Sons Wiley and James Jordan after the death of myself
    Item 4th I Constitute and appoint my beloved sons Wiley and James Jordan Executors to this my last Will and Testament this July 24, 1859.
    Sighed Absalom Jordan
    Signed,
    Sealed declared and published by
    Absalom Jordan as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us the Subscribers who Subscribed our names hereto in presence of Said Testator and of each other this July 24th 1859: David Samuel Miller Solomon R. Johnson, D.W. Brasswell, Wm. J. Langston