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HENRY MARTIN JORDAN and LILLIAN SNOW McCARVEY

My JORDAN connection

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2. Henry Martin JORDAN b 11 Jan 1859 AL - 21 y/o and living with parents in De Kalb //Township?//, Grant Co., ARK, in 1880 - occ (1880): Works on Farm - d 31 Jan 1909 in ? - bu ? - m 23 Jan 1883 Saline County, Arkansas, by John Jones, J. P. (bondsman: W. L. Kinley) to Lillian "Lillie" Snow McCORVEY/McCARVEY, d/o ? & ? - Lillie b 26 May 1862 AL - d 6 Apr 1896 in ? - bu: ?.

 

Henry Martin Jordan was the son of Thomas J. Jordan bor about 1824 Georgia and Elizabeth born about 1833 Georgia.

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NOTE: Lillian's name show as "McCarvey" in the Saline Co., ARK marriage book E and as "McCorvey" in LDS files.

Known children (prob more?):

+3. i. Miles Elkin JORDAN (see below)

ii. Lillian "Lillie" B.?/C.? (Cornelia?) JORDAN b abt 1887 in ? - 23 y/o, single and living in the 1910 Swetwater, Nolan Co., TX, household of her brother Miles - d ? - m on ? (sometime aft 1910 census) in ? to ______ FUQUAY (sp?).

NOTE (Speculation): Above may have been named Lillian "Lillie" Belle? (sp?) Cornelia JORDAN.

iii. Mary Dora JORDAN b on ? in ? - d ? - Said to have died at age 5? - bu ?.

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3. Miles Elkin JORDAN b 1 Nov 1883 Saline Co., ARK //see note below// - Living in Lonoke Co., ARK, in 1904 & 1907 - Moved to Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX, in 1908 - Living Sweetwater Town, TX, in 1910 - Owner and operator of a hotel in Sweetwater - Moved to Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, in 1916 - Living at 809 Buchanan, Amarillo, TX, in 1920 - occ (1920): News Agenry, Fred Harvey - Living 1912 Fillmore Street, Amarillo, TX, in 1930 - occ (1930): Train //unreadable//, Railway - In 1932, "Pop and Mom JORDAN" operated a cafe and bookstore near Amarillo College, then located in the Muninciple Auditorium Building - When the college moved, they moved to Wolflin and Washington //name of streets? intersection?// where they operated a cafe and book store - The couple stopped selling books when the college established it's own bookstore - In 1947 they moved to 1500 W. 19th where they operated Pop JORDAN's Drive-In //prob drive-in resturaunt?// for about 10 years - Living 1501 Bowie, Amarillo, TX, in 1957 - Miles retired after his wife's death in 1957 - occ (in obit): Retired resturaunt operator and owner of the Westerner Drive-in Building - d 15 Apr 1966 Southwest Convalscent Center, Randall Co.,, TX - bu 16 Apr 1966 Section R, Lot 679, Space 1, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo East, Randall Co., TX - m 18 Sep 1904 England, Lonoke Co., ARK, to Frances "Frankie" Cleveland MONTGOMERY, d/o Charles "Charley" MONTGOMERY & Isabell "Izzy" J. SMART - Francis b 25 Jul 1888 Buck/Bucks Lodge, Sumner Co., TN - d 25 Feb 1957 at res at 1501 Bowie, Amarillo, Potter Co., TX - bu: 14 Mar 1957 Section R, Lot 679, Space 2, same cemetery.

Note: Per the 1910, 1920 & 1930 census, Miles was born in Arkansas - His 1966 obituary states that he was born in Alabama. The obit is surely in error and Miles was born in Arkansas as indicated by the 3 census'.

NOTE: Family lore is that as a very young girl, "Frankie" left Sumner Co., TN, with her mother and father as her father was seeking work. The family ended-up living in old slave quarters on Miles' father's land which "Charley" MONTGOMERY was repairing for Mr. JORDAN. Charley is said to have died and was buried nearby. His grave is said to have been washed-away by a "Hurricaine" - Miles had "taken a fancy" to "darked eyed" Franky and they were married when she was but 16 - Franky''s mother is said to have returned to Sumner Co., TN, and died shortly thereafter.

NOTE; Living w/Miles, wife & children in Sweetwater, TX, in abt Aprl 1910, were his 70 y/o grandmother, Elizabeth (nee ?) JORDAN, his 23 y/o sister, Lillie (Lillian) JORDAN and his 12 y/o sister-in-law, Lillie (Lillian) A. (Annabelle) MONTGOMETY.

Children of Miles Elkin JORDAN & Frances Cleveland MONTGOMERY:

+4. i. Eugene "Gene" Elkin JORDAN (see below)

+5. ii. Frank Travis JORDAN (see below)

iii. Alvin Weldon JORDAN b 8 Mar 1914 TX (in/near Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX) - d 24 Feb 1918 Amarillo, Potter Co., TX - bu: 24 Feb 1918 Section 4, Lot 39, Space 1, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo East, Randall Co., TX.

+6. iv. Ethel Nadine JORDAN (see below)

+7. v. Helen Maxine JORDAN (see below)
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4. Eugene "Gene" Elkin JORDAN b 11 Feb 1907 England, Lonoke Co., ARK - Moved to Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX, and then to Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, with parents & siblings - Graduate of Amarillo High School, Amarillo, TX, Texas Tech. University and the University of Texas (Law Degreee 1933) - early occ: Oil Fields & Santa Fe Railroad - occ: Potter County Judge (six years), Judge of 9th Administative Judicial Distruct (in early 1960's) and 20 years as 47th District Judge in Amarillo, TX - Also "sat-in" as District Jugde in Harris Co., TX, during his last years on the Job - Retired in 1975 - Millitary Service: Served in U.S. Navy during WWII and retired as a Captain in the Navel Reserves - Living 115 N. Rosemont, Amarillo, TX, in 1957 & 1966 - d 18 Mar 1987 Potter Co., TX - bu 20?/21? Mar 1987 Section 2-A, Lot 523A, Space 1, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo East, Randall Co., TX - m __ ___ 1943 in New Orleans, Orleans Parrish, Louisiana, to Virginia Louise BENNETT, d/o of _____ BENNETT & _____ LIKENS - Virginia b 3 Oct 1919 Paris, Edgar Co., IL - Raised in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR - Moved to Amarillo, TX, in 1945 (Speculation: Following husband's discarge?) - By then widowed, Virginia moved to California in 1991 - d 26 Jun 1993 San Diego Co., CA - bu 6 Jul 1993 Section 2-A, Lot 523A. Space 2, same cemetery.

Chidren of Eugene & Virginia (poss more?):

i. Robert Eugene JORDAN b 17 Sep 1947 Potter Co., TX - Living Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, in 1987 & 1993.

NOTE (SPECULATION): Above is poss the 23 y/o Robert E. JORDAN who married 21 y/o Candace M. _____ on 25 Mar 1971 in Potter Co., TX, and/or the 34 y/o Robert E. JORDAN who married 21 y/o Victoria PEARL on 9 Jan 1982 in Potter Co., TX, and/or the Robert Eugene JORDAN who was married on ? in ? to Peggy Ruth _____ and who divorced in Oct?/Nov? 2002 in Potter County, Texas.

ii. David JORDAN b on ? in ? - Living Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, in 1987 & 1993.

NOTE (SPECUALTION): Above is poss the 20 y/o Michael David JORDAN who married 19 y/o _____ _____ on 25 Mar 1967 in Potter Co., TX, and/or the 32 y/o David M. JORDAN who married 24 y/o Kerry?/Korry? M. SCHULTZ on 2 Oct 1972 in Potter Co., TX.

iii. Julie JORDAN b on ? in ? - Living Pheonix, Maricopa Co., AZ, in 1987 & 1993.

NOTE: Above is named as "Julie JORDAN" in both of the obituaries of her mother and father, suggesting that Julia did not marry(?).

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5. Frank Travis JORDAN b 4 Oct 1909 Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX - Moved to Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, w/parents in 1916 - At age 20, he was liviing w/his parents at 1912 Fillmore St., Amarillo TX, in 1930 - occ (1930): Check Clerk, Railway - Living 306 Florida, Amarillo, TX, in 1957 & 1966 - occ (in obit): Employed by Santa Fe Railroad for many years. Retred from Fedway Department Store after 10 years - d 8 Jan 1992 Potter Co., TX - bu 10 Jan 1992 Section 5-S, Lot A-11, space 14B, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo East, Randall Co., TX - m __ ___ 1930 Clovis, Curry Co., New Mexico, to Alice Maurine MILLER, d/o ? & ? - Alice b on ? in ?.

Children:

i. Travis Eugene JORDAN b 10 May 1931 Potter Co., TX - Living Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, in 1992.

ii. Troy Lee JORDAN b 21 May 1934 Potter Co., TX - d 3 Mar 1966 Los Angeles Co., CA - bu: ?.
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6. Ethel Nadine JORDAN b 21 Mar 1916 Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX - Moved to Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, as an infant with parents in 1916 - Living 4212 W. 14th St., Amarillo, TX, in 1957 & 1966 - Living in Amarillo, TX, in 1987, 1992 & 2006 - m __ ___ 1936 Amarillo, TX, to Harry Britt WARREN Sr., s/o Charles Rankin WARREN (1879-1961) & ? - Harry b 1 Jun 1913 Amarillo, Potter Co., TX - d 25 Jan 1997 Potter Co., TX - bu: ?.

Children:

i. Fred Eugene WARREN b 4 Apr 1937 Potter Co., TX - Living Amarillio, Potter Co., TX, in 2006 - m on ? in ? to Marion KELLY, d/o ? & ? - Marion b on ? in ?.

NOTE: Above is blvd to be the Fred Eigene WARREN who graduated, class of 1955, from Amarillo High School, Amarillo, Potter Co., TX.

ii. Max Elkin WARREN b 1 Jan 1940 Travis Co, TX - Living _____, California, in 2006 - m on ? in ? to Pat KNISLEY, d/o ? & ? - Pat b on ? in ?.

iii. Harry Britt WARREN Jr. b 2 Jan 1945 Potter Co., TX - Living Amarillo, Potter Co., TX, in 2006 - m on ? in ? to Gaylene THORMANN, d/o ? & ? - Gaylene b on ? in ?.

iv. Charles Rex WARREN b 26 Dec 1955 Amarillo, Potter Co., TX - Living _____, New Mexico, in 2006 - m(1) on ? in ? to ? - m(2) on ? in ? to ? - Divorced.

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7. Helen Maxine JORDAN b 11 Jan 1920 Amarillo, Potter Co, TX - Living 1508 Bowie, Amarillo, TX, in 1957 - Living Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX, in 1966 and i/near Tarrant Co, TX, i 1971 - Living Mesquite, Dallas Co., TX, in 1987 - Living Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, in 1992 - m 4 Jun 1944 in ? to John Charles KEMPLIN, s/o ? & ? - John b abt 1922 in ? - Helen & John divorced 12 Aug 1971 in Tarrant Co., TX.

Daughter:

i. Millie Camile KEMPLIN b 17 Dec 1945 Potter Co., TX.
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1880 Census, De Kalb //township?//, Grant County, Arkansas
Thomas J. JORDAN Self married M W age 56 born GA - Farmer - both parents born GA
Elizabeth JORDAN Wife married F W ahe 47 born GA - Keeping House - both parents born GA
Henry M. JORDAN Son M W age 21 born AL - Works on Farm - both parents born GA
Family History Library Film: 1254045
NA Film Number: T9-0045
Page Number: 196B

1900 Census, 14th Civil District, Sumner County, Tennessee
Enumerated: 19 Jun 1900
Page: 236A
#316 - 324
MONTGOMERY, Charles Head W M born Jan 1845 age 55 married 20 years born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN - occ: Day Laborer
__________, Izabell Wife W F born April 1860 age 40 married 20 years - 7 children born - 7 children living - born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN
__________, John E. Son W M born May 1883 age 17 single born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN - occ: Day Laborer
__________, Rosy A. //?// Daughter W F born Sep 1994 age 15 single born TENN - father born TENN - mther born TENN
__________, Franky C. Daughter W F born July 1888 age 11 single born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN
__________, Joe A. Son W M born Ma 183 age 7 single born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN
__________, Bertha E. //?// Daughter W F born Nov 1895 age 4 single born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN
__________, Lily A. Daughter W F born June 1897 age 3 single born TENN - father born TENN - mother born TENN

1910 Census, Sweetwater Town, Nolan County, Texas
Enumerated: 27 Apr 1910
Page: 142A
#90-93
JORDAN, Miles Head M W age 26 maried 6 yrs born Arkansas - both parents born Alabama - occ: //unreadable// Merchant
______, Frances Wife F W age 21 married 6 yrs - 2 children born - 2 children living - born Tennessee - father born Kentucky - mother born Tennessee
______, Eugene E. Son M W age 3 single born Arkansas - father born Arkansas - mother born Tennessee
______, Frank Son M W age 6/12 single born Texas - father born Arkansas - mother born Tennessee
______, Lillie B. Sister F W age 23 single born //unreadable - poss Colorado?// - father born Alabama - mother born Alabama
______, Elizabeth Grandmother F W age 70 widow born Georgia - both parents born Georgia
MONTGOMERY, Lillie A. (Annabell) F W Sister-in-law age 12 single born Tennesse - father born Kentucky - mother born Tennessee

1920 Census, 809 Buchanan, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Pg 2A
#809-20-28
JORDAN, Elkin Head M W age 36 married born Arkansas
______, Frankie Wife F W age 31 married born Tennessee
______, Eugene Son M W age 12 single born Arkansas
______, Frank Son M W age 10 single born Texas
______, Ethel Daughter F W age 3 10/12 single born Texas

1930 Census, 1912 Fillmore Street, Justice Precinct, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Enumerated __ Apr 1930
Pg 29A
#569-603
JORDAN, M. E. Head M W age 46 married (at age 21) born Arkansas - both parents born Alabama - occ: Train //unreadable//, Railway
______, Francis Wife F W age 41 married (at age 16) born Tennessee - father born Kentucky //?// - mother born Kentucky //?//
______, Frank Son M W age 20 single born Texas - father born Arkansas - mother born Tennessee - occ: Check Clerk, Railway
______, Ethel Daughter F W age 14 single born Texas - father born Arkansas - mother born Tennessee
______, Maxine Daughter F W age 10 single born Texas - father born Arkansas - mother born Tennessee
FOSTER, Jack Boarder M W age 16 single born Oklahoma - both parents born Kansas
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My connection: Above John Charles "Charley" MONTGOMERY and Isabell "Izzy" J. SMART are my maternal GGF & GGM. Their daughter, Frances "Franky" Cleveland (MONTGOMERY) JORDAN was the sister of my maternal GM, Lillian Annabelle (MONTGOMERY) SLATER WINTRODE (1897-1982).

 

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