DESCENDANTS OF SAMPSON M. JORDAN

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                               Don Norman

 

1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    Sampson M. Jordan was born in Va about 1824. He married Nancy ----.

Nancy was born in Va about 1828. The family is listed in the 1850

Harrison County VA census.

 

Known children of Sampson M. and Nancy Jordan.

 

  2.  (1). John Franklin           b.c.     1847

         m. Helen D. Davis May 13 1866

         m.Elizabeth Permilia Bennett Apr 18 1876

 

  3.  (2). Rebecca                 b.c.     1848

 

 

2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN    1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    John Franklin Jordan, a son of Sampson M. and Nancy Jordan, was born

in Harrison County VA about 1847.  John married Helen D. Davis in

Doddridge County WV May 13, 1866. Helen, a daughter of Eli and

Margaretha Davis, died May 26, 1875.

    John married Elizabeth Permilia Bennett April 16, 1876 in Lewis

County WV.  Elizabeth, a daughter of Silas and Rebecca (Crites) Bennett,

was born October 28, 1856 and died March 17, 1903.

    Elizabeth's second husband was Benjamin Ambee Jordan and her third

Montreville Bennett.

 

Children of John Franklin and Helen D. (Davis) Jordan.

 

  4.  (1). Minnie Lillian          b.Jul  1 1867

 

  5.  (2). Hallie

 

  6.  (3). Dallas                  b.       1873   d.       1953

 

Children of John Franklin and Elizabeth Permilia (Bennett) Jordan.

 

  7.  (1). James Henry             b.Feb 22 1882   d.Jul 10 1950

         m.Katherine Agnes Darby

 

  8.  (2). Easley                  b.c.     1884

 

  9.  (3). Sarah                   b.c.     1886

 

 10.  (4). Willie                  b.Sep  7 1888   d.Nov 26 1915

         m.Charlotte Nutter

 

 

7.JAMES HENRY JORDAN    2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN    1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    James Henry Jordan, a son of John Franklin and Elizabeth Permilia

(Bennett) Jordan, was born in Lewis County WV February 22, 1882 and died

in Selma, AL July 10, 1950.  He married a Katherine Agnes Darby in

Selma. Katherine was a daughter of William Elliot and Mary Elizabeth

(Dietz) Darby.

 

Children of James Henry and Katherine Agnes (Darby) Jordan.

 

 11.  (1). James Ralph             b.Sep 25 1910   d.Jul 17 1980

         m. Evelyn Ann Walker Jun 11 1937

 

 12.  (2). Edward M. "Ned"         b.c.     1912   d.Oct    1984

         m. Martha -----

 

 

10.WILLIE JORDAN    2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN    1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    Willie Jordan, a son of John Franklin and Elizabeth Permilia

(Bennett) Jordan, was born September 7, 1888 and died November 26, 1915. 

 

He married Edith Charlotte Nutter.  Charlotte, a daughter of Henry and

Mary Ann (Wilson) Nutter, was born July 15, 1879 and died in July

1954.

 

Known children of Willie and Edith Charlotte (Nutter) Jordan.

 

 13.  (1). Paul                    b.May  8 1900   d.Oct 12 1934

         m.Ruth Miller

 

 

11.JAMES RALPH JORDAN   7.JAMES HENRY JORDAN    2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN   

1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    James Ralph Jordan, a son of James Henry and Katherine Agnes (Darby)

Jordan, was born in Selma, AL September 25, 1910 and died July 17, 1980.

He married Evelyn Ann Walker June 11, 1937.

    James served in the US Army in World War II in Africa, Sicily and

Europe. He was wounded in the D-Day invasion of Europe June 6, 1944.

 

Children of James Ralph and Evelyn Ann (Walker) Jordan.

 

 14.  (1). Susan Walker            b.Feb  4 1939

         m. Norman Thomas Pilgreen

 

 15.  (2). Darby Walker            b.Aug 27 1941

 

 16.  (3). James Ralph Jr.         b.Aug 14 1947

         m. Eve Lynn Schlesinger Apr 18 1970

 

 

12.EDWARD M. JORDAN    7.JAMES HENRY JORDAN    2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN

1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    Edward M. Jordan, a son of James Henry and Katherine Agnes (Darby)

Jordan, was born in Selma, Al about 1912 and died in TX in October 1984.

He married Martha "Marty" ----.

 

Known children of Edward M. and Martha Jordan.

 

 17.  (1). Katherine Inga

 

13.PAUL JORDAN     10.WILLIE JORDAN    2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN

1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    Paul Jordan, a son of Willie and Edith Charlotte (Nutter) Jordan,

was born May 8, 1900 and died October 12, 1934.  He married Ruth

Miller.

 

Children of Paul and Ruth (Miller) Jordan.

 

 18.  (1). Louise                  b.Feb  8 1921

 

 19.  (2). William Arthur          b.Aug 22 1929

 

14.SUSAN WALKER JORDAN   11.JAMES RALPH JORDAN   7.JAMES HENRY JORDAN   

2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN    1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    Susan Walker Jordan, a daughter of James Ralph and Evelyn Ann

(Walker) Jordan, was born February 4, 1939. She married Norman Thomas

Pilgreen.

 

Children of Norman Thomas and Susan Walker (Jordan) Pilgreen.

 

 20.  (1). Lisa Elizabeth

         m. ----- Hunt

 

 21.  (2). Thomas Norman

 

 

16.JAMES RALPH JORDAN JR.  11.JAMES RALPH JORDAN   7.JAMES HENRY JORDAN  

 2.JOHN FRANKLIN JORDAN    1.SAMPSON M. JORDAN

 

    James Ralph Jordan Jr., a son of James Ralph and Evelyn Ann (Walker)

Jordan, was born August 14, 1947. He married Eve Lynn Schlesinger April

18, 1970.

 

Children of James Ralph Jr. and Eve Lynn (Schlesinger) Jordan.

 

 22.  (1). James Ralph III         b.Jul  5 1975

 

 23.  (2). Amy Katherine           b.Apr 30 1979

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Karabogias, Pauline and Don Norman, "Descendants of Christopher Nutter"

Peake, Sandra, "The Descendants of Joseph Bennett"

Patty Flowers e-mail to Don Norman Aug 8 2000

Jordan, James Ralph, e-mail to "pattyandrop" Feb 11 2001