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Family of Thomas Marsten JORDAN and Lavina A WEEKS

Married722 1827 Jan 16722 at Frederickton, New Brunswick, Can.722. Jan. 16, 1827, at Frederickton, N. B

Lavina A WEEKS b. 1807~724 at NY724. d. 1891 Jul 25840. bd. Oakwood Cem, Anoka, MN840.

s Marsten Jordan was a carpenter and farmer. After moving from Maine to Minnesota sometime between 1850 and 1857, Thomas and Lavina settled in the Monticello area just northwest of Minneapolis, where they remained through 1885.

Thomas (or perhaps his son Thomas, Jr.) is involved in land transactions in 1869 and 1884 in Greenleaf and St Cloud. The 1869 transaction registered in the Greenleaf office as a homestead entry is listed as Document No. 1.

Child 5. Judson

Jordan722 states that Juson enlisted in the U S Army in the War Between the States, and was killed in battle in 1862. He may be the Judson A Jordan who enlisted1008 at Marqueete, MI, and on 31 July 1861 joined the First Michigan Infantry, Company I. That is the same date and location, and even the same company that Samuel Starrett, the man his sister Jane would marry, enlisted with. That Judson Jordan mustered out at Gaines' Mill, VA, 27 Jun 1862.

In any case, Judson does not seem to appear in any records after 1862.

Child 7. AliceIn 1857, Alice was enumerated with Charles B Jordan, her brother, next-door to her father's home. In 1880, Alice (unmd) is living with her parents, listed as a teacher.

Children of Thomas Marsten JORDAN and Lavina A WEEKS:

1. Charles B JORDAN722 b. 1828 Sep 26722 at Frederickton, NB722.
md. Caroline A PINEO
2. Thomas (Jr) Marsten JORDAN722 b. 1830 Nov 16722 at Frederickton, NB722.
md. 1) Rebecca LEE
md. 2) Maria Hannah RUSSELL
3. William K JORDAN722 b. 1834 Feb 24722 at Lincoln, ME722. d. 1915 Feb 3996 at Disabled Veterans Hosp, Togus, ME?604. bd. Togus National Cem, Togus, Kennebec Co, ME997.
md. Mary J LITTLEFIELD
4. Jane Lydia JORDAN722 b. 1836 Jul 16722 at Lincoln, ME722. d. 1923 Dec 4757 at Anoka Co., MN757. bd. Forest Hill Cem, Anoka, MN840.
md. Samuel Patterson STARRETT
5. Judson L JORDAN722 b. 1840 Sep 12722 at Lincoln, ME722. d. 1862?1008.
6. Rosanna M JORDAN722 b. 1842 Sep 9722 at Lincoln, ME722. d. 1927 Jun 121014 at Cass Lake, Cass Co., MN1014. bd. Lake View Cem, Buffalo, MN840.
md. Lorenzo E DUDLEY
7. Alice R JORDAN722 b. 1844 Sep 16722.
8. Alwilda JORDAN722 b. 1848 Jul 18722. d. 1864 Jul 23722. bd. Oakwood Cem, Anoka, MN840.
9. Laura M JORDAN722 b. 1850 Sep 20722 at ME724.


82. 1865 State Census MN, Territory, Sherbourne Co., Big Lake
604. Maine, Togus, Disabled Veterans Hospital, Log Entry
722. Jordan Memorial: Family Records of Rev. Robert Jordan, and His Descendants in America, Tristram Frost Jordan, Boston: 1882; www.archives.org
724. 1857 Census Territory of Minnesota, Wright Co., Monticello; www.ancestry.com
725. 1885 State Census MN, Anoka Co., Anoka; www.ancestry.com
726. 1850 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Twp 4 Range 3; www.ancestry.com
727. 1875 State Census, MN, Minnesota Territory, Scott Co., Becker; www.ancestry.com
728. 1880 Fed Census MN, Anoka Co., Anoka; www.ancestry.com
748. 1860 Fed Census MN, Wright Co., Monticello; www.ancestry.com
757. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002; www.ancestry.com, familysearch.org
840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
994. 1870 Fed Census MN, Sherburne Co., Big Lake; www.ancestry.com
996. Minnesota, Milwaukee, Disabled Veterans Hospital, Log Entry (www.ancestry.com)
997. Maine, Togus, Togus National Cemetery Burials (www.interment.net/data/us/me/kennebec/)
1008. Civil War Soldiers. Compilation of Data from several sources (www.ancestry.com)
1014. Obit - Dudley, Rose M Jordan, Buffalo (MN) Journal, 16 June 1927