Person:Rolland Jordan (1)

Rolland Blackfan Jordan
m. 17 Nov 1867
  1. Rolland Blackfan Jordan1870 - 1954
  2. Elmer Howard Jordan1872 - 1911
  3. Samuel Lester Jordan1875 - 1880
  4. Erwin Byron "Ted" Jordan1884 - 1975
Facts and Events
Name Rolland Blackfan Jordan
Gender Male
Birth? 20 May 1870 Orion, Henry, Illinois
Death? 15 Nov 1954 Monmouth, Warren, Illinois
Burial? Roseville, Warren, Illinois

BIRTH: Gravestone inscription shows birth was 21 May 1870.

BIOGRAPHY: Got middle name from his g-Granddaughter Susanne (Burt) Danubio Jul 2001. Listed as Rolland B. Jordan in 1870 Fed. Census for Western Twp., Henry Co., IL, enumerated on 12 Aug 1870, age 2 months, b. IL. Listed in the 1880 Fed. Census in Rural, Rock Island Co., IL as age 10, at school. Listed as Rolland B. Jordan in 1900 Fed Census for Roseville, Warren Co., IL, Dist. 95, enumerated on 23 Jun 1900, age 30, b. May 1870, head of house, carpenter, married 5 years, w/wife Sophia. Listed as Rolland B. Jordan in 1910 Fed Census for Roseville, Warren Co., IL, Dist. 148, enumerated on 18 Apr 1910, age 39, head of house, married 15 years, house carpenter, working on own account, w/wife and 1 child [Edith] from 1st marriage. Listed as Rolland B. Jordan in 1930 Fed Census for Roseville, Warren Co., IL, Dist. 12, enumerated on 9 Apr 1930, age 59, head of house, carpenter, general work, married 20 years w/wife Bertha P. Jordan [who said 19 years in the census image]. Rolland and Sopha [the correct spelling in many letters] purchased a farm near Edinburg, Hildago, Texas, but not sure of the town name. Sopha was #2 of three marriages.

DEATH: Was taken to Monmouth Hosp., Monmouth, Warren, IL 4 days prior to his death. Residence was Roseville, Warren, IL.

Jordan_Mem._I.D.: 1539

Family_Jordan_No.: 10268

    p. 219.

    Press of David Clapp & Son, Boston, 1882 - A reprinting by the New England History Press, 1982


    The Jordan Memorial - Family Records of the Rev. Robert Jordan

    Editor: Compiled by Tristram Frost Jordan

    p. 760.

    Penobscot Press, 2001, ISBN 0-89725-441-4


    The Family Jordan

    Editor: Roland Gene Jordan, compiled by Adelbert Jean “Andy” Annonson