Notes for CECILY (JANE) JORDAN: Baptism: March 10 1593-93, Melcomb, Dorset, England. March 17, 1634/35, Lamorran, County of Cornwall, England. SARAH PINCKNEY, 1617, Melcombe Regis, County of Dorsetshire, England. His beautifully clear, neat handwriting is seen to advantage in the Truro parish registers and also in a manuscript sermon, which is preserved in the Cathedral Library this was preached at the As size sat Launceston on 11th March, 1634-5; in it he described himself as" Minister of God' s Worde at Truroe." A further manuscript of his great interest is carefully kept in the Paris safe in St. This is a single loose sheet of parchment, headed: "A Terrier o f the Glebe-land belonging to the Rectorie of Truroe in the County of Cornwall."It is sign e d b y George Phippen, Rector, two Church wardens and two idesmen and was exhibited at the Visitation o f Dr. By Aug 1744 he was living in Frederick County, Virginia.
Before his return, our antecedent was re-baptized in the river Jordan to cancel out his pre v i o us life and to lustrate himself from the ten year contact with death. In 1755, the French in Canada who had been gradually developing their plans of spreading down the Ohio and Mississippi valleys behind the English colonies allied themselves with disgruntled Indians who had been cheated out of their land by unscrupulous colonists, causing ... During this time families were scalped within 50 miles of Philadelphia, and in one instance the bodies of a murdered family were brought into the town and exhibited in the streets to show the inhabitants how near the danger was approaching. There was scant records on him in the Quaker records. Their house was left standing, but all of the live stock and most of their household goods were lost. On 2-4-1764, Isaac Wright is "disowned." Reason not given On 4-8-1766, James WRIGHT, s/o Isaac and Sidney WRIGHT, is admitted to Membership Hopewell MM. It seems plausible to assume that Isaac and Sydney had marital problems; Isaac was blamed and was disowned. Sidney appeals to the Church Fathers for custody The fact that his death was not reported by his family suggests complete alienation. He was given the na m e " I ordanus", whichhetookbackto Abruzzo. " "The Virginia settlers were suffering in the same way. Hopewell MM records list him as a s/o James & Mary WRIGHT b 1723 Chester Co., PA. On 1-4-1771, Sidney WRIGHT "asks for her son Solomon." The meaning is not clear. VA 4-4-1773: "Be it ordered that the church warders of Fredrick parish do bind Solomon WRIGHT, s/o Isaac WRIGHT,unto Abel WALKER until he comes of age, who is to teach him to read and write and cypher and teach him the trade of a cooper. If Isaac was not active in church affairs, Sidney more than makes up for it. This list can be found in the Salisbury Cathedral today. Even though he was then in his fifties, he immediately joined the celebrated American fighting group called Col. John died in South Carolina September 17, 1789 and is buried in Newberry County. Notes for ISAAC WRIGHT: Note: per WFT 14-1463: "Isaac Wright lived in the Gainesville, VA, area, within the "verge" of the Back Creek Meeting.: - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * - * Genie message from Mitzie Mullins Arnold (Genie M. There are many explanations as to how the "JORDAN" name came into existence. The Jordan portion of the family name originated, it is said, in the fact that Jordan De C ourey went as standard bearer with the English Crusades to the Holy Land, and in a great battle which took place between Christians and the Saracens on the banks of the river Jordan, was so vigorously attacked by the Saracen host, that on three or four occasions his standard, w h i c h was the Banner of the Cross, almost disappeared from view of the Christians, who therefore ,greatly feared for his safety; but from his extraordinary strength, the help he received from his followers, De Courcey re-appeared with the standard, as if miraculously, and on each occasion dealt destruction to the enemy. ______________________________________________________________ per WFT 14-1463 [quote] Could James Wright be related to the family that owned the Wright's Ferry Mansion at Columbia, Lancaster CO, PA? "The Wrights owned 438 acres of land on the eastern side of what is known as "Apple Pie" ridge, 5 or 6 miles north of Winchester, VA (known as Fredericktown in the early years), in partnership with John Littler, a wealthy landowner who settled in the Shenandoah Valley at the time of the earliest Quaker migrations to the area in 1725. March 25, 1727, New Garden Meeting, East Nottingham, Chester Co., PA; d. ARNOLD18) 3/27/94: Here is the name and address of the researcher who compiled the book "WRIGHT CONNECTIONS". Notes for CECILY (JANE) JORDAN: Baptism: March 10 1593-93, Melcomb, Dorset, England. March 17, 1634/35, Lamorran, County of Cornwall, England. SARAH PINCKNEY, 1617, Melcombe Regis, County of Dorsetshire, England. His beautifully clear, neat handwriting is seen to advantage in the Truro parish registers and also in a manuscript sermon, which is preserved in the Cathedral Library this was preached at the As size sat Launceston on 11th March, 1634-5; in it he described himself as" Minister of God' s Worde at Truroe." A further manuscript of his great interest is carefully kept in the Paris safe in St. This is a single loose sheet of parchment, headed: "A Terrier o f the Glebe-land belonging to the Rectorie of Truroe in the County of Cornwall."It is sign e d b y George Phippen, Rector, two Church wardens and two idesmen and was exhibited at the Visitation o f Dr. begins to show up in the Surry County , Virginia Poll Lists 9th of J u n e 1 682.
es for ROBERT PHIPPEN: Note: The family may be traced on record of the Episcopal Church of the parish of Charstock , County of Dorset, England for over 300 years Children of CECILY JORDAN and ROBERT PHIPPEN are: ii. Notes for OWEN PHIPPEN: Note: The old record says Owen Phippen who most Valiantly freed himself from the Turks - Thi s relates to his rescuing himself and companions after seven years bondage on board an Algerine Corsair ,the history of which exploit is engraved upon a monument or tablet erected in his memory by his brother George, in St. This church is a handsome Gothic structure built during the reign of Henry VIII on the north side o f the chancel of which is a monumental inscription. Notes for DAVID PHIPPEN: Note: In the inventory of effects of David Phippen who died February15,1782 ag e 6 7 - a g r . grandson of the primitive David, we find this item. The extant copy, being the third in order, was drawn from this defaced one many years afterward, in 1808, by John Symonds of Salem, with additional tablets to later times. 1587-1588, Melcombe, Regis, County of Dorsetshire, England; d. Joseph Hall, Bishop of Exeter, at Truro on 16March, 1630. He seems, however, to have intended his bonesto rest in Truro, for in 1628he constructed a vault under the altar of St. It appears he move d from Isle of Wight Countyto Surry County following the d ea t h o f h is wife Alice in1681 tojoinhis son.
Itwas Il Magnif i c o D on Vincenzo di Iordano(1741-1810)who"italianized"the name in 1757. Irish Version: "JORDAN (Mac Siurtain)" is a Gaelicpatronmymicadoptedbythe d'Exeter f a m i ly, one of those which acquired estates in Connacht after the Anglo-Norman invasion; that t e r r itory was later called Mac Jordan's country. As the Bible states that Jesus w a s also baptised in the Jordan River, this was considered very holy water. According to Mac Kenzie's 'Colonial Families of the United States', Joshua and Thomas were 'members of the Provincial Assemblies of New Jersey and prominent men, possessed of large estates.' Samuel Wright died within a few years of his arrival." It appears that James and Mary Wright first settled in Salem, NJ, then moved to Pennsylvania. In 1784, Solomon is granted permission by the Church Fathers to transfer to Buckingham, PA. A Solomon WRIGHT, known ancestor of Jonathan Wesley WRIGHT [my note: Jonathan Wesley WRIGHT was my ancestor], showed up in NC in 1790. Except for my note above that Jonathan Wesley was my ancestor this all came from Mrs. Hope this hasn't been too long and boring and hope it will help you.
This water was used to baptise their sons, and those sons were often given the name Jordan, after the river water . According to the Pennsylvania Colonial Archives (1685-1739 period), James Wright purchased 200 acres of land in the East Nottingham District, Chester County, on January 12, 1715 or 1716; he was taxed in Chester County from 1718 through 1726.
Home About Us Blog Genealogy Recipes Gardening Manners and Etiquette Real Estate Destinations History Art Hunting and Fishing Photojournalism Southern Furniture Maker Inspiration Write Life Opinion Contact- JORDANS. ) John and his family at last found peace at Bush River near present day Newberry, South Carolina until the advent of the Revolutionary War.
Notes for THE JORDANS: OTE: In Salisbury, England, one of the Deans on the list at Old Sarum Catheral is 'Jordan ' , t h e year of 1176. 1636, & by will given to his eldest sonn Chr.,&hisheirs forever who bequeath e d t o sd . When the Revolution came, John apparently was fed up with being a pacifist. Our ancestor, John Wright, was at the famous Battle of The Cowpens where an American army made up of rough frontiermen defeated an Army of elite British regulars under the command of Banastre Tarleton to win the first vistory against Lord Cornwallis' army.
Arms were granted, in addition to Fitzpen, to families of: Thickpenny, Tipping, Tippen, Tipper, & Tippet, probably more. Thomas was elected to the House of Burgesses in Isle of Wight1629-1632. This settlement led to the formation of Opequan and Providence meetings -- also called Tuscarora, near Martinsburg, WV.