Sandlin Jackson Jordan

1889–1976 (Age 86)
Springfield, Conway, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Sandlin Jackson

When Sandlin Jackson Jordan was born on 7 July 1889, in Springfield, Conway, Arkansas, United States, his father, Jesse Price Jordan, was 28 and his mother, Amanda Mallet, was 23. He married Ruby Fagan Bradley on 19 June 1912, in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Dawson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 May 1976, in Dawson, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lamesa, Dawson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sandlin Jackson Jordan
Ruby Fagan Bradley
Marriage: 19 June 1912
Wendell Jordan
DeWitt Jordan
Kermit Bradley Jordan
Sandlin Jackson Jordan Jr.
Billy Jordan
Mary Jordan

Spouse & Children

19 June 1912
Faulkner, Arkansas, United States


  • Wendell Jordan


  • DeWitt Jordan


  • Kermit Bradley Jordan


  • Sandlin Jackson Jordan Jr.


  • Billy Jordan


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • S J Jurdan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • S J Jordan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sondlin J Jordan, "United States Census, 1930"

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