Jordan Family Roots Revisited

Over the life of this blog, my article on Jordan Family Roots has been my most visited post.  As of August, 2021, it had been accessed more than 600 times, twice the number of visits to any other article. For that reason I thought it would be well to do an update in which I […]

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 […]

The Jordan Name

Despite the recent hubbub about politics, the most frequently visited post on the blog is the one entitled “Jordan Family Roots.”  I must have a lot of cousins out there. The surname Jordan is not uncommon, and the fact you and I may have the same last name is not a strong indication we […]