Jane Nash

18 February 1817–18 May 1901 (Age 84)
Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Nash was born on 18 February 1817, in Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, Jesse Nash, was 25 and her mother, Mary Pyke, was 24. She married Joseph Jordan on 10 August 1845, in Ohio Township, Clermont, Northwest Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Wildcat Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 18 May 1901, in Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Jordan
Jane Nash
Marriage: 10 August 1845
Wilford Jordan
Mary J. Jordan
Lucinda Jordan
Lyda A Jordan
Lydia Ann Jordan
Martha A. Jordan

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Jordan



10 August 1845
Ohio Township, Clermont, Northwest Territory, United States


    Wilford Jordan


    Mary J. Jordan


    Lucinda Jordan


    Lyda A Jordan


    Lydia Ann Jordan


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 19

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 24

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Jordon in household of Joseph Jordon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Jordan in household of Joseph Jordan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Jordan in household of Joseph Jordan, "United States Census, 1870"

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