Emma Jordan

1912–1989 (Age 77)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Jordan was born in 1912, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles “Charley” Jordan, was 19 and her mother, Louise Lockridge, was 14. She died in 1989, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Charles “Charley” Jordan
1893–1920
Louise Lockridge
1898–1947
Emma Jordan
1912–1989

Parents and Siblings

    Charles “Charley” Jordan

    Male1893–1920Male

    Female1898–1947Female

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 19

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Polish, and Slovenian; Spanish and Hungarian (Jordán): from the Christian baptismal name 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 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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