Delila Jordan

Brief Life History of Delila

When Delila Jordan was born in April 1839, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Lindsey Jordan, was 23 and her mother, Abigail Rose Boggs, was 15. She had at least 9 sons and 1 daughter with Ephiram Carnell. She lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 4, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 19 November 1923, in Harris, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Laurel Point Cemetery, Vanceburg, Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephiram Carnell
1823–
Delila Jordan
1839–1923
Lindsey T Carnell
1863–1917
Jessie Cornell
1863–1940
William Barney Pernell
1863–1948
George Carnell
1864–1950
Henry Camel
1867–
William Camel
1868–1948
Burlen G Camel
1870–
Alice A. Cornell
1873–1923
Reynhold Carnell
1880–
Ranell Knell
1882–1967

Sources (9)

  • Delila Camel in household of Ephraim Camel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Delily Jerden, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Delila Jordan Cornell, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1855

Historical Boundaries: 1855: Carter, Kentucky, United States

1861

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English, German, French (mainly Alsace and Haute-Savoie), Polish, Czech, and Slovenian; Spanish and Hungarian (Jordán): from the Christian personal name or nickname Jordan. This is taken from the name of the river Jordan (Hebrew Yarden, a derivative of yarad ‘to go down’, i.e. to the Dead Sea). At the time of the Crusades it was a common practice for crusaders and pilgrims to bring back flasks of water from the river in which John the Baptist had baptized people, including Christ himself, and to use it in the christening of their own children. As a result Jordan became quite a common personal name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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