A Possible Jordan Forebearer?

I am often repetitive for purpose of clarification.  Family relationships are sometimes complicated. As previously noted, there is evidence my family descends from a Jordan male forebearer living in southwest England in the mid to late 16th century.  Ignatius Jordan (Jourdain), one time mayor of Exeter, and his putative brother, Silvester Jordan (Jourdain) of the […]

Rives Family Roots

My mother was a Rives. (Note: Here I am entering a brief excerpt about the Rives family extracted from a posting on Robert Ryves in Wikitree, an on-line genealogical website.  Following this note, most of the following material in this post is derived from the book Reliques of the Rives by James Rives Childs. Robert […]