The Jordan Family Foundation

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS 2017

June 7th, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO 2017 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS MADISON R. DAIGRE, JACOB H. JORDAN, AND NATHANIEL K. JORDAN!!! . INFORMATION AND PROFILES ARE CONTAINED IN THE SUMMER 2017 EDITION OF “THE JORDAN”, OUR FAMILY NEWSLETTER.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – NEWSLETTERS CD AVAILABLE

June 6th, 2017

A new DVD/CD containing all Newsletters Issued by The Family Jordan,
The Family Jordan Foundation and Jordan Family Foundation has been
produced by Ralph Jordan, our Web Administrator, with assistance of
Alis D. Jordan and John H. Bell. It contains all Issues starting with
April 1990, and ending with Summer, July 2016. [Eighty Newsletters]!
It is available to Foundation Members for $25.00 plus $5.00 S&H. Price
is guaranteed thru November 2016. Limit: One Disk per member. Requests
along with Check should be sent to: Janice Stone, Jordan Family Foundation
Treasurer at: 15228 Taylor St. NE., Ham Lake, MN 55304. Sale Proceeds will
inure to the Jordan Family Foundation Scholarship Fund.
Questions may be directed to: Ralph L. Jordan ralijo87@gmail.com

JORDAN POWER POINT PRESENTATION

May 14th, 2015

A one hour power point presentation titled “The Jordan Family, Moving Forward While Preserving the Past” is available to genealogy groups, historical societies & Jordan family gatherings. The Jordan story begins in 1191 at the Third Crusade and follows the family to the present. The program is available in Maine and some parts of New England with advance notice. John Webster, Jordan Foundation VP for Programs is the facilitator. Email: jwebster85@comcast.net

JORDAN GENEALOGY CD

February 20th, 2014

Persons desiring to find ancestors and trace family lines can order the Genealogy CD from the Merchandise Page Section of our Website. Anyone wishing to add or update their Family Information should contact rgjordan@aol.com

FAMILY CHRONICLES NOW IN LIBRARIES

October 6th, 2013

 The Family Jordan Chronicles Book authored by Ralph L. Jordan with graphics and design by Alis D. Jordan is now available for review and research in eighteen (18) libraries and genealogical societies throughout the country as shown below:

State of Maine Public Library, Augusta, Maine; Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, Maine; The Library of Congress, Washington, DC;  Camp Verde Historical Society, Camp Verde, Arizona;  Auburn Public Library, Auburn, Maine;  Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Houston, Texas;  Linn County Genealogical Society, Cedar Rapids, Iowa;  New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire;  New England Historical Society, Boston, Massachusetts; Church of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah;  Orange County Library System, Orlando, Florida; Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN; Flint Michigan Public Library, Flint, MI; Sutro Library, San Francisco, CA; New Castle Public Library, New Castle, NH.; Newberry Genealogical Library, Chicago, IL; Pastfinders Genealogical Society of South Lake County, at Cooper Memorial Library, Clermont, FL.; and Morse Memorial Library, Greene, ME.

Family Member sponsors of books to the above libraries were: John R. Webster, Ralph L. Jordan, Diana G. Jordan, Sally A. Jackson, Earle H. “Trey” Jordan III, Rosemary Jordan Contreras, Edith S. Jordan, Eleanor J. West, Richard T. Jordan;, Leighton S. Symonds, Paul G. Jordan, Susan J. Logas, and The Rev. Robert & Sarah (Winter) Jordan Foundation, Inc., Susan Eichhorn

Additional information may be obtained by emailing: <ralijo@embarqmail.com>

MILITARY ANCESTORS

September 12th, 2013

Our Family Historian, Steve Deitemeyer and his spouse Pat have volunteered to assist Foundation Family Members seeking military service information on their ancestors.   Keep in mind when contacting either that this is a “voluntary” commitment.  Be guided accordingly.  email:  sdeitemeyer@msn.com

SEEKING JORDAN ARTIFACTS & DOCUMENTS

June 1st, 2013

The Jordan Family Foundation is launching a search
to locate and catalogue Jordan Family related artifacts
& documents owned and stored in private homes and
historical preservation societies throughout the U.S..
In addition to documenting items for archival and
research purposes, the Foundation is seeking ways to
assure their storage, display, and safe keeping Those
in possession of Jordan artifacts and documents, or
desiring more information, are asked to contact
Foundation Vice President, John Webster, by email to
jwebster85@comcast.net or by mail to: P.O. Box
240,Orr’s Island, Me 04066.

FOUNDATION ACQUIRES POWDER HORN

June 27th, 2011

New Powder Horn Pic
The Foundation has acquired a powder horn belonging to
Hezekiah Jordan [1759 – 1828] used during his Revolutionary
War Enlistment. His line is: James, Jeremiah, Jeremiah,
Rev. Robert. Hezekiah Jordan was born September 9, 1759
the youngest of nine children born to James Jordan and
Phebe (nee Mitchell) Jordan at Falmouth (now Cape
Elizabeth) Cumberland County, Maine. After returning
from his Revolutionary War enlistment, Hezekiah married
Eunice Davis on September 15, 1782 in Windham,
Cumberland, Maine. Eunice was the daughter of John
Davis and Mary Elden. Foundation Historian, Steve Deitemeyer,
researched and published an excellent article on Hezekiah Jordan
in the Spring Issue of “The Jordan” our Foundation Newsletter.

FAMILY JORDAN BOOKSET LOCATIONS

March 15th, 2009

The Board of Directors of the Family Jordan donated copies of “The Family Jordan” 3-volume book set to the following genealogical libraries and/or societies: Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME; New England Historical Society, Boston, MA; Auburn Public Library, Auburn, ME; Camp Verde Historical Society, Camp Verde, AZ; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT; Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, ME; Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN; Dorcas Library, Prospect Harbor, ME; New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH; State of Maine Public Library, Augusta, ME; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Registrar of Copyrights, Washington, DC; Picton Press, Ellsworth, ME; Lee County Historical Society, Cedar Rapids, IA; Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Houston, TX; Newberry Library, Chicago, IL; Sutro Library, SanFrancisco, CA; Orange County Library System, Orlando, FL; and the Seattle Public Library, Seattle, WA. This now makes a total of 18 reference libraries throughout the United States where this Jordan lineage information can be accessed.  The Book Sets are sold out, however  a CD ROM containing this information and subsequent updates is  available and can be ordered by downloading and mailing the order form listed in the Merchandise section of this website.

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