Thomas Jordan

Male 1634 - 8th day, 10th month, 1699


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  • Born  1634 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8th day, 10th month, 1699  Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  12th day, 10th month, 1699 
    Notes 
    • From the Hinshaw abstracts of the Chuckatuck Monthly Meeting minutes:
      1661, 1, --. Thomas a testimonial by him to the effect "By six weeks imprisonment for being taken at a mtg in my own house and released by the King's proclamation & also for being taken at a mtg at Robert Lawrence's & bound over to the Court of Nansemond for refusing to swear according to their wills & against the commands of Christ, was sent up to Jamestown a prisoner for upwards of ten mo. Presently John Blake took away my three servants & left my wife in a distressed condition with a young child at her breast that to help herselfe the child did hurt itt selfe with crying which servants were kept about nine weeks & then returned againe by the Governoir's order. Taken by distress by John Blake his Sheriff of Nansemond County two feather bedes & three feather boalsters & furniture to them with other goodes which did amount to 3967 pounds of tobacco; also a servant man that had 3 yr to serve taken by John Blake. Taken by distress by Thomas Godwin sherieff ten head of cattle & delivered to William Stinton of James Towne. The sufferings of these goodes did amount to 3907 by aprisment, the servant to 1600. In all 5607. Thomas Jordan dated from Chuckatuck. (pages 31-32)
      1672, 10, --. Thomas mentioned in a letter from George Fox sent from Elizabeth River to friends at Nansemun; he & others were authorized to keep a man's mtg.
      1678, 7, 14. Thomas mentioned that a mtg held in his house in Chuckatuck.
      1678/79, 12, 6. Thomas condemned having been misled by John Parrott & his teachings.
      1680, 8, 7. Thomas a mtg held at his house in Chuckatuck.
      1682, about 5th mo. Thomas mentioned that a mtg was held in his house in Chuckatuck.
      1687/88, 12, 9. Thos. mtg held in his house in Chuckatuck.
      1688/89, 12, 14. Thomas, a mtg was held in his howse in Chuckatuck.
      1699, 10, 8. --- A memorial concerning Thomas - Thomas Jordan of Chuckatuck in Nansemond Co. in Virginia was born in ye yr 1634 & in ye yr 1660 hee received ye truth & abode faithfull in it & in constant unity with ye faithfull friends thereof & stood in opposition against all wrong & desatefull spirits having suffered ye spoiling of his goods & ye imprisonment of his body for ye truth sake & continued in ye truth unto ye end of his dayes is ye beleefe of us his dear wife & children above written Hee departed this life ye eight day of ye tenth mo on ye sixth of ye weeke about ye second hour of ye afternoon & was bur ye twelfe day of ye said mo on ye third of ye week in ye yr 1699. (Hinshaw's Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, page 31)
    Person ID  I2833  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  18 Jan 2010 

    Father  Thomas Jordan,   b. About 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1006  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Brashere,   b. 7th month 1642,   d. 7th day, 10th month, 1708, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1659  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Jordan,   b. 6th day, 1st month, 1660, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Jordan,   b. 17th day, 6th month, 1663, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Jordan,   b. 23rd day, 11th month, 1665, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert Jordan,   b. 11th day, 7th month, 1668, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Richard Jordan,   b. 6th day, 6th month, 1670, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1723, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joseph Jordan,   b. 8th day, 7th month, 1672, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734
     7. Benjamin Jordan,   b. 18th day, 7th month, 1674, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Matthew Jordan,   b. 1st day, 11th month, 1676, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Samuel Jordan,   b. 15th day, 2nd month, 1679, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1718 - 11 Jun 1719, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Joshua Jordan,   b. 30th day, 6th month, 1681, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 Jan 2010 
    Family ID  F997  Group Sheet

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