Elizabeth Inez Jordan

18 April 1916–4 March 1987 (Age 70)
Pender, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Inez

When Elizabeth Inez Jordan was born on 18 April 1916, in Pender, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Thomas Jordan, was 22 and her mother, Mary Thomas Lane, was 21. She had at least 1 son with Joseph Ezra Jordan. She lived in Burgaw Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Burgaw, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1987. She died on 4 March 1987, in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pender, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph Ezra Jordan
Elizabeth Inez Jordan
Joseph Larry Jordan

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    Delba Thomas Jordan


    Lawrence A Jordan


    Laurence Jordan


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 2

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

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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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Jordan in household of John T Jordan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Inez Jordan in household of John T Jordan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth I Jordan in household of John T Jordan, "United States Census, 1930"

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