1819–1914 (Age 94)
Gwinnett, Georgia, United States
When Samuel Houston Jordan was born on 16 May 1819, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, his father, James M. Jordan, was 22 and his mother, Nancy F. Dobbs, was 21. He married Sarah Adeline Reed about 1842, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Griggs Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 April 1914, in Clinton, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Van Buren, Arkansas, United States.
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The following is an excerpt from Samual Jordan's granddaughter's autobiography, "Little Sister in the Ozarks". "Grand Pap Samual Jordan was a Confederate Officer. It was told to me that he was wound …