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Charles Estes Jordan was born January 2, 1873 in Dayton, Cass County, Missouri. he died October 10, 1903 in Elk City, Beckham, County, Oklahoma Territory.
Burial: Ural Cemetery N-E part 1- row 1- S to N- plot 37. Inscription on head stone: Charles E. Jordan Born Jan2, 1873, Died Oct 10, 1903. age 30 years 9 months & 8 days of age. "Farewell my wife and children, from you, a father, Christ doth call".
THE ELK CITY DEMOCRAT, Thursday October 15, 1903,
CHARLEY JORDON DEAD CHARLEY JORDON, son of Robert Jordan while working in the Johnson Cotton Gin last Friday got his arm caught in a Gin stand. It drew the whole arm in and sawed it to shreds. Dr. Watson, Riley, and Wade were immediately called. The flow of blood was stopped and amputation took place. The relapse from the shock to his system was so great that he could not recover and died within a few hours.
Burial took place Saturday. He was a good citizen and many friends mourn his departure and extend their sympathies to his bereaved wife and child.
Note: His wife was also 5 months Pregnant, The child was Charles Raymond Jordan and the baby she was caring was Clara Jordan.