Desta Evaline Romine

2 February 1864–21 January 1947 (Age 82)
Harrisonville, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Desta Evaline

When Desta Evaline Romine was born on 2 February 1864, in Harrisonville, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin Elias Romine, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Anna Walters, was 41. She married William Albert Jordan on 4 February 1885, in Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Skagit, Washington, United States in 1935 and Prairie Election Precinct, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 21 January 1947, in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Jordan
1867–1947
Desta Evaline Romine
1864–1947
Marriage: 4 February 1885
Howard Reece Jordan
1886–1946
Virginia Ann Jordan
1888–1890
Charles Sylvester Jordan
1890–1972
Virgie Jordan
1890–
Neva Blossom Jordan
1891–1895
William Walter Jordan
1893–1976
George Solon Jordan
1894–1895
Lula Bell Jordan
1898–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1885
Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

    Male1886–1946Male

    Virginia Ann Jordan

    Female1888–1890Female

    Male1890–1972Male

    Virgie Jordan

    Female1890–Female

    Neva Blossom Jordan

    Female1891–1895Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1886

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Romain, from a personal name (feminine Romaine) meaning ‘Roman’ (Latin Romanus), which was borne by two martyrs and a 7th century bishop of Rouen. The surname has been long established in French-speaking Belgium and England (also written Romayn(e)), whence it may also have been brought to the U.S.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Desta E Jordon in household of Montague Jordon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Desta E Jorden in household of Monta? Jorden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Desta E Jordan in household of Montague Jordan, "United States Census, 1920"

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