Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy
Vol I
William Wade Hinshaw
Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.
Baltimore
1978
LC# 68-31728 ISBN# 0-8063-0178-3

Originally published Ann Arbor Michigan 1936. Reprinted
Genealogical Publishing Co Inc Baltimore 1969, 1978


abreviations

b born
bur buried
cert certificate
ch child, children
co chosen overseer(s)
com complained, complained of
con condemned
d died
dec deceased
dis disowned, disowned for
dt daughter, daughters
fam family
form formerly
gc granted certificate
gct granted certificate to
gl granted letter
h husband
jas joined another society
ltm liberated to marry, left at liberty to marry
m marry, married, marrying, marriage
mbr member
mbsp membership
mcd married contrary to discipline
MH meeting house
MM monthly meeting
mos married out of society
mou married out of unity
mtg meeting
prc produced a certificate
prcf produced a certificate from
QM quarterly meeting
rec receive, received
recrp received by request
relfc released from care for
relrq released by request
rem remove, removed
rm reported married
rmt reported married to
roc received on certificate
rocf received on certificate from
rol received on letter
rolf received on letter from
rpd reported
rq request, requests, requested
rqc requested certificate
rqct requested certificate to
rqcuc requested to come under care (of mtg)
rst reinstate, reinstated
s son, sons
uc under care (of mtg)
w wife
YM yearly meeting

[pg 7][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
{children of Joseph and Lydia Copeland includes Sarah S born
7-3-1844 m. Elsberry Jordan.}


[pg 10][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
Page 11-3
Elsberry Jordan
Sarah S. Jordan, dt. Joseph & Lydia Copeland,
b. 7-3-1844, Chowan Co.

Page 16-2
William Jordan
Delilah Jordan
S: William H. m. Jane Lane


[pg 19][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
Page 43-2.
Charles White
Sarah White
Ch: Esther E. m. Jesse W. Peele, 10- 7-1885.
M. Florence " Melville M. Jordan, 1880.


[pg 23][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
Page 24-3. (also 133)
Josiah White, s. David & Isabella, b. 3-17-
1863.
Margaret Ellen White, dt. W. Jordan & Mary
Brown, b. Northampton Co.
Ch: Mary Isabella b. Northampton Co.
Margaret Wilson " " "
David Jordan " Perquimans Co.

Page 33.
Nathan White, s. Josiah & Sarah
Mary White, dt. Matthew & Clotilda Jordan, of
Va.
Ch: Augustus Edwin b. 1-31-1823
Robert Jordan " 12- 8-1824; d. 10-24-
1873.
Richard Everett " 1-28-1828; " 10- 3-
1833.
Ann Missouri " 2-16-1830; " 3- 9-
1870.



[pg 29][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
Page 12-4.
{ children of Jesse T. Winslow and Amelia Winslow includes
Ida Beatrice b 6-12-1900 who married a Jordan }



[pg 33][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
Page 7-4.
{Children of Wm. N. and Pharaba Wooten include Martha
Gertrude b. 4-28-1890 who married a Jordan.}


[pg 55-56][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
JONES
1755,12, 3. Jane rmt Joseph Jordan

JORDAN
1742, 9, 3. Sarah ltm Joseph Smith.
1744, 9, 5. Rachel ltm John White.
1747, 7, 2. Charles ltm Sarah Bufkin.
1748, 9, 2. Mary secured title for a piece of
land from Charles Jordan, for her s, Abra-
ham.
1749, 6, 2. Charles' paper of condemnation
accepted.
1750,10, 5. Dorethy prcf Va., before her m.
1750,10, 5. Dorethy ltm Jonathan Phelps.
1751, 1, 6. Leah rmt Samuel Smith
1751, 5, 3. Jacob rmt Patience Small
1753,10, 3. James rmt Anne Small
1754, 6, 5. John dis mos some years ago.
1755,10, 1. Joseph, although he had lived here
some considerable time, prcf MM in Isle
of Wight Co., Va., to m.
1755,12, 3. Joseph rmt Jane Jones
1758, 8, 2. Charles, Sr. co.
1759,11, 7. James dis.
1761,10, 7. Charles, Jr. dis debt & dancing.
1762,11, 3. Robert con his outgoings.
1763, 2, 2. Robert prcf Western Branch MM, Va.,
to m.
1763, 3, 2. Robert, of Va., rmt Elisabeth White.
1765, 7, 3. Robert dis.
1766, 3, 5. Josiah prcf his MM to m.
1766, 4, 2. Josiah, of Isle of Wight Co., Va.,
rmt Elisabeth Newby.
1775, 6, 7. Joseph rmt Rachel Smith.
1775,11, 1. Jonathan dis mos & mcd.
1777, 1, 1. Robert prcf MM in Isle of Wight
Co., Va., to m.
1777, 2, 5. Robert rmt Sarah Scott.
1777, 3, 5. Robert, Sr. prcf Isle of Wight MM,
Va., to m.
1777, 5, 7. Robert, Sr. rmt Sarah Skinner.
(widow with ch)
1778,11, 4. Patience rmt Miles Elliott.
1779, 3, 3. Rachel rmt Caleb Elliott.
1779, 7, 7. Jonathan, of Piney Woods, con
former misconduct & was rst.
1779, 8, 4. Isaac gct Pasquotank MM. (rem)
1781, 5, 2. Josiah rmt Leah Elliott.
1781, 8, 1. Jacob dis mos.
1783, 4, 2. Leah Bonner (form Jordan), of Piney
Woods, dis mos.
1783, 9, 3. Jonathan dis attending a mcd.
1783, 9, 3. Mary dis attending mcd.
1784, 4, 7. Miriam rmt John Clary.
1784, 7, 7. Jacob, s Jacob, dis mcd.
1789, 8, 5. Josiah's death rpd. (recorder of
m, births & deaths)
1791,12, 7. Dorothy rmt Robert Watkins.
1793, 1, 2. Thomas dis. (had previously rem &
rq cert to Pasquotank MM)
1794,11, 1. Sarah rmt Francis White.
1794,11, 1. Joseph, Jr., of Piney Woods, rpd
uc.
1795, 1, 3. Joseph, s Isaac, dis mcd.
1797,11, 4. Josiah dis lack of plainness &
non-attendance at mtg.
1798, 7, 7. Josiah dis purchasing & disposing
of mankind as slaves.
1798, 9, 1. Leah dis joining with h in purchas-
ing mankind as slaves.
1799, 4, 6. Jacob & Thomas, s Joseph, although
birthright, were not looked upon as such.
1805, 1, 5. Joseph dis mcd.
1862,10, 4. Sallie S. (form Copeland) con her
mcd.
1864, 2, 6. William rec in mbrp.
1880, 2, 7. Melville M. rocf Milford MM, Ind.
1880, 7, 3. Florence (form White) rpd m. (not
m in mtg)
1881, 8, 6. William H. relrq.
1887,11, 5. Melville M. & w, Mary Florence,
relrq; joined elsewhere.
1894, 4, 7. Hattie J. rel as mbr; joined else-
where.
1905, 5, 6. Margaret relrq; joined elsewhere.


[pg 82][Perquimans Monthly Meeting]
WHITE
1843, 9, 2. Thaddeus & w, Betsy, & ch, Samuel,
Pritchard, Margaret Jordan, Abigail, Al-
pheus, Elisabeth Ann & Harriett Susannah,
gct Spiceland MM, Henry Co., Ind.



[pg 91][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
On the 5th of 2nd month, 1705, the meeting decided to build a
meeting house on the plantation of Joseph Jordan, "at the charge
of Friends belonging to Pasquotank."
...
The early membership of the monthly meeting included Caleb Bundy,
Samuel Bundy, Thomas Cartwright, Edward Chancey, Samuel Charles,
Timothy Clare, Mary Clark, James Davis, William Everigen, Mary
Glaister, William Griffin, Joseph Jordan, Henry Keaton, Ann Low,
wife of Emanuel Low, Edward Mayo, Timothy Meaids, William Morris,
James Newby, Zachariah Nixon, Jacob Overman, Isaac Page, Solomon
Pool, Mathew Pritchard, Sarah Pritchard, Joseph Robinson, Thomas
Robinson, Augusta Scarbrough, Ostran Scarbrough, Stephen Scott, Ann
Symons, Sr., Jeremiah Symons, Sr., Jeremiah and Rebecca Symons,
John Symons, Peter Symons, Thomas Symons, Francis Toms, James
Tooke, Thomas Tweedy, Arnold White, Henry White, John White, Isaac
Wilson, Jesse Wilson.



[pg 101][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 67.
Elizabeth Jordan, dt. Joseph Robinson, former-
ly w. Thomas Trotter, d. 9-27-1788.
Dorothy Jordan, dt. John & above Elizabeth, b.
8-21-1788.

Page 138.
Joseph Jordan d. 11-11-1725.
Joseph Jordan s. above Joseph, d. 12----1752.
Joseph Jordan, schoolmaster, d. 7-4-1760.
Mary Jordan, widow Joseph, Sr., d. 10-6-1767
and was intered in Friends Buring Gr.
at Newbegun Creek MH on the 8th, 63
yrs. old.

Jane Jordan, widow Joseph & dt. John Barrow,
d. 10-10-1789, aged 63 yrs. and up-
wards.

Page 221-2.
Joseph Jordan
Sarah Jordan d. 3-2-1808.
Ch: Margaret b. 5-28-1805; d. 3-15-1807.
Thomas Synons " 2-24-1808; " 6-12-1808.

Page 10-2.
Thomas Jordan s. Joseph
Margaret Jordan dt. John Morris
married 7-29-1778.
Ch: Son (unnamed) b. 3-18-1779; lived about
14 days.
Joseph " 10-23-1780.
Mary " 2-17-1783; d. 2-19-1783.
Sarah " 3- 1-1784; " 3-19-1806.
(w. Thomas Morris)
Margaret " 8-30-1786, at 2 A.M.
Elizabeth " 7-10-1789, at 7 A.M.; d.
8-18-1805.
John Morris " 10-30-1791, at 9:30 P.M.
(d. 3-23-1806, p. 272-2)
Mary " 7-30-1794.
Anna " 3- 9-1798; d. 9-11-1798.
Susanna " 9-10-1799.
Samuel " 9-20-1802, at 4 A.M.;
d. 10-4-1802.
Margaret Jordan, w. Thomas & dt. John Morris
by his first wife, Mary, dt. Thomas
Nicholson, d. 10-3-1802, at 4 P.M.,
aged 38 yrs. & upwards.

Page 272-2
Thomas Newby Jordan, s. Thomas & Naomi, b. 12-
17-1810.


[pg 104][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
{ children of John and Mary Morris include Margaret b 12-3-1763
wife of Thomas Jordan }


[pg 106][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 250-2.
Thomas Morris
Sarah Morris d. 3-19-1806. (dt. Thomas Jor-
dan, p. 10-2)
Dt. Margaret b. 8- 1-1803.
Ann Morris, 2nd w. Thomas.
Ch: Joshua b. 3-21-1812.
Sarah Ann " 10-26-1816.
Thomas Morris, s. Mordeca & Abigail, d. 3-20-
1817, in 37th yr.



[pg 115][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 221-2.
Joseph Pritchard, s. Benjamin, d. 10-15-1825,
8:00 A.M.
Margaret Pritchard, dt. Thomas Jordan, d. 11-
29-1823, 11:00 P.M.
Ch: Rebeckah b. 1-16-1804.
Betsy " 12- 7-1805.
Martha b. 2-17-1808; d. 10- 6-1808.
Abigail " 9- 4-1809.
Penninah " 10- 9-1811.
Thomas Jordan " 6-24-1814; d. 9-26-1814.


[pg 117][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 86.
Benjamin Stanton s. Henry, Carret Co.
Elizabeth Stanton, widow Robert Jordan
married 2-21-1763.



[pg 120][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 67.
William Trotter, s. Thomas, Nancemond Co.,
Va., d. 3-18-1813.
Elizabeth Jordan, dt. Joseph Robinson, former-
w. thomas Trotter, d. 9-27-1788.





[pg 121][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
Page 19-2.
Joseph Trueblood, s. Abel
Margaret Trueblood, dt. Joseph Jordan. (d. 10-28-1806, p. 42-2)
married 7-3-1776.
Ch: Jordan b. 9- 4-1778; d. 3-20-1784.
Sarah " 2- 1-1781.
John " 3- 6-1784.
Samuel " 5-15-1787.



[pg 143-144][Pasquotank Monthly Meeting]
JORDAN
1705, 2, 5. It was dec'ded that MH should be
built on plantation of Joseph. (speedy
construction of MH had been ordered, 1703,
3,1.)
1709, 5,14. Jeremiah Symons, Jr., dis taking
a warrant for Joseph Jordan.
1716, 5,19. Mary, dt Joseph & w, rpd mos; Mary
& parents dis.
1722/3,12,7. Joseph rqct Nancemond Co., Va., to
m.
1726, 2, 7. Miriam ltm John Murdock, of Nanse-
mund Co., Va.
1735, 4, 5. Joseph chosen clerk.
1740, 8, 2. Mary ltm John Henley.
1747, 3, 7. Joseph, Jr. ltm Penelope Pendleton.
1752,11, 2. Matthias ltm Elisabeth Pendleton.
1753, 8, 2. Joseph appointed clerk.
1756, 9, 2. Joseph, of Pasquotank, con his mis-
conduct in having allowed his sister to
be m by a magistrate in his house.
1759, 9, 6. Eliza Pritchard chosen assistant
overseer with Mary Jordan for Newbegun
Creek Mtg.
1760, 3, 6. Joseph & Mathias co for Newbegun
Creek Mtg.
1761, 4, 2. Michael granted permission to take
two apprentice friends.
1761, 7, 2. Joseph chosen for ministers & eld-
ers mtg.
1761,10, 1. Matthew rqct Western Branch MM,
Islewight Co., Va., to m.
1762, 4, 1. Joseph's & Matthias' deaths rpd.
(both overseers at Newbegun Creek Mtg)
1765, 4, 4. Robert rmt Elizabeth Carver.
1766, 1, 2. Jean dis.
1767, 2,18. Micajah rqct Rich Square MM, to m.
1767, 3,18. Jane, a widow, declared intention
of m Amaziah Griffin.
1767, 4,15. Jane con her former outgoings & was
rst.
1767, 5,20. Jane refused permission to m & dis.
1768, 3,16. Elisabeth, widow of Robert, rmt
Benjamin Stanton.
1769, 9,20. Robert dis joining dancing school.
1771,12,18. Jane rqcuc.
1776, 7,17. Margaret rmt Joseph Trueblood, s
Abel.
1778, 7,29. Thomas (Jorden), s Joseph, Perqui-
mans Co., dec, m Margaret Morris, at New-
begun Creek MH.
1779, 9, 5. Isaac (Jordon), s James, roc.
1781, 9,19. Isaac dis mcd.
1785, 8,17. Thomas appointed clerk.
1789, 3,21. Margaret co.
1791, 7,16. Aaron Morris, Jr., Elias Albertson,
Joseph Henley, Jonathan Price, John Price
& Thomas Jordan, rec minutes to attend
Philadelphia YM.
1794,10, 8. Sarah (Jordan), dt Josiah, dec,
Perquimans Co., m Francis White, at Wells'
MH.
1797, 1,21. Thomas co.
1801, 2,21. Dorothy, dt Robert, rocf West
Branch MM, Ilsweight Co., Va.
1801, 8,15. Dorothy, minor dt Robert, dec,
rpd in care of mtg.
1802, 4, 1. Sarah, dt Thomas, Pasquotank Co.,
m Thomas Morris, at Symons Creek MH.
1802,12,30. Margaret, dt Thomas, Pasquotank
Co., m Joseph Pritchard, at Symon's Creek
MH.
1803, 7,10. Joseph, s Thomas, Pasquotank Co.,
m Sarah Symons, at Symons Creek MH.
1803, 7,16. Dorotha (Jordon) rec help from mtg.
1805, 4,20. James (Jordon) dis.
1805, 4,20. Naomy (form Newby) dis mcd.
1806, 7,19. Thomas con his former misconduct &
was rst.
1809, 3,18. Naomi co.
1812, 6,20. Joseph dis hiring negroes contrary
to order of YM & mcd.
1812, 7, 2. Mary, dt Thomas & Margaret, Pasquo-
tank Co., m Benjamin Cosand, at Symons
Creek MH.
1816,11,16. Naomi named elder.
1818, 3,21. Naomi & Susannah rqct Blue River
MM, Washington Co., Ind.
1818, 3,21. Naomi Jordan rqc for Margaret
Morris, dt Thomas, Jr., to Blue River MM,
Washington Co., Ind.
1818, 4,18. Thomas & fam (s: Thomas Newby) rqct
Blue River MM, Ind.


[pg 195][Suttons Creek Monthly Meeting]
JORDAN
1796, 6, 11. Elisabeth gct Western Branch MM,
Va. (rem)
1797, 5, 13. Elisabeth dis.
1800, 2, 8. Matthew dis deviating from plain-
ness in language & apparel.
1815, 8, 12. Pleasant (form Jones) dis mcd.


[pg 217][Rich Square Monthly Meeting]
Page 19.
Benjamin Jordan
Mourning Jordan
Ch: Jacob b. 10-21-1783.
Mathew " 10- 2-1784; d. 10-13-1795.
Patience " 11-20-1786.
Mary " 12-23-1787; " 11-27-1790.
Sitnah " 4- 2-1792.
Richard " 1- 5-1797.

Page 13.
Joseph Jordan b. 1-18-1715/16.
Patience Jordan d. 2-13-1762.
Ch: Joseph, Jr. b. 9-14-1746; d. 10-27-1767.
Elizabeth " 10-15-1748.
Mary " 12-15-1750.
John " 8-18-1753; " 1-26-1775.
Richard " 12-19-1756.
Benjamin " 7-15-1759.
Matt " 12-14-1761; " 12-27-1761.

Page 23.
Richard Jordon
Pharby Jordon
Ch: Mary b. 1-11-1790; d. 11-23-1799.
James " 5- 6-1793; " 9-29-1794.


[pg 243][Rich Square Monthly Meeting]
JORDAN
1767, 2,21. Micajah prcf Pasquotank MM, to m.
1767, 3, 2. Micajah rmt Catharine Duke.
1767, 5,16. Catharine rqct Pasquotank MM.
(after m)
1868, 7,16. Joseph & fam prcf Isle of Wight
Co., Va., dated 1768,3,28.
1768, 8,20. Joseph co.
1770, 3,17. Mary rmt William Newson.
1775, 2, 8. Elisabeth co.
1775, 5,20. Joseph recommended as mbr of minis-
try & elders.
1775, 5,20. Joseph & Richard, names on list for
commanding officer, Col. Allen Jones.
1776, 1,20. Richard, s Joseph, rqct Contentney
MM.
1777, 5,17. Mtg at house of Joseph, set up by
QM, joined to that at Rich Square.
1778, 4,18. Richard prcf Contentney MM, to m.
1778, 4,19. Richard (Jordon), s Joseph, North-
ampton Co., & Patience, dec, m Pharaby
Knox, at Rich Square Mtg.
1778, 6,21. Elizabeth (Jordon), dt Joseph,
Northampton Co., m William Saunders, at
Rich Square MH.
1780, 6,14. Phariby co.
1781,11,17. Benjamin rqct Western Branch MM,
Isle of Wight Co., Va.
1781,12,15. Mtg at house of Joseph laid down,
because of reduced mbr.
1782, 6, 7. Mourning prcf Western Branch MM,
Isle of Wight Co., Va., dated 1789,5,25.
1782,12,21. Robert prcf Isle of Wight Co., Va.,
dated 1782,11,23, to m.
1782,12,22. Robert (Jordon), s Richard, dec,
of Isle of Wight, Va., m Mary Peele, at
Rich Square MH.
1783, 3,15. Mary rqct MM in Isle of Wight Co.,
Va. (rem by m)
1787, 2,17. Richard recommended a minister.
1789, 2,21. Joseph rqct Contentney MM. (rem)
1789, 8,15. Rhoda prcf Western Branch MM, Isle
of Wight Co., Va., dated 1789,5,23.
1789, 9,19. Thomas prcf Western Branch MM, Isle
of Wight Co., Va.
1792, 2,--. Thomas rqct Western Branch MM, Isle
of Wight Co., Va.
1792, 3,19. Benjamin co.
1792, 4,21. Benjamin recommended an elder.
1792,11,17. Thomas dis mcd.
1795, 3,21. Rhoda rqct Western Branch MM, Va.
(rem)
1796, 5,18. Pharaby co.
1797, 4,15. Mournen & dt, Patience, Christian
& Sitnah, gct Western Branch MM, Isle of
Wight Co., Va.
1797, 5,20. Benjamin & s, Jacob, Joseph &
Richard, rqct Western Branch MM, Va. (rem)
1800, 1,18. Praraby recommended an elder.
1802, 9,18. Lydia prcf Western Branch MM, Isle
of Wight Co., Va., dated 1802,3,27.
1803, 4,16. Richard, a minister, who rec cert
1799-6mo. to visit Friends in Europe,
produced returned cert from Dublin in
Ireland, from Pyrmont, from Windew, from
MM at Congines south of France, & from
Friends in London.
1804, 3,17. Richard & w, Pharaby, rqct West
Hartford MM, Conn. to which friends at
Purchase in New York State belong.
1804, 4,28. Catharine White rqct Purchas MM,
N. Y. (to rem with Pharaby Jordan)


[pg 888][Springfield Monthly Meeting]
JORDEN
1868, 3, 11. Neomi (form Tomlinson) con her mou.
1885, 3, 11. Naomi (form Tomlinson) rpd mou.



[pg 913][Union Monthly Meeting]
JORDAN
1827, 5, 23. Anna dis mou.