Lucy Helen Everett

12 January 1826–18 October 1888 (Age 62)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucy Helen

When Lucy Helen Everett was born on 12 January 1826, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Everett, was 53 and her mother, Phoebe Childress, was 38. She married Joseph Thomas Lilley Jordan from January 1847 to December 1847, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Goodson, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 18 October 1888, in Pulaski, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Dublin Cemetery, Dublin, Pulaski, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Lilley Jordan
Lucy Helen Everett
Marriage: from January 1847 to December 1847
Alice Virginia Jordan
Gordon William Jordan
Phoebe Childress Jordan
David Childress Jordan
Joseph Everett Jordan
Hugh Chapman Jordan
Oscar Perry Jordan
Andrew Henry Jordan
Thomas Lee Jordan
Barbara Helen Jordan

Spouse and Children

from January 1847 to December 1847
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States


    Alice Virginia Jordan


    Gordon William Jordan


    Phoebe Childress Jordan


    Joseph Everett Jordan


    Hugh Chapman Jordan


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 18

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements eber ‘wild boar’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. The surname was at first found mainly in East Anglia (still one of the principal locations of the variant Everett), which was an area of heavy Norman and Breton settlement after the Conquest. This suggests that the personal name may be of Continental (Norman) origin, but it is also possible that it swallowed up an unattested Old English cognate, Eoforheard.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hellen Jordan in household of J T Jordan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Helen Jordan in household of Thomas Jordan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Jordan, "United States Census, 1850"

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