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Rev. Robert Jordan

Male 1611 - 1679  (68 years)


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  • Name Robert Jordan 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 12 Jan 1611  Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _AMTID 390151078107:1030:116238515 
    Died 28 Jul 1679  Portsmouth, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I603  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

    Father Edward Jordan,   b. 13 Nov 1585, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Broughton,   b. Bef 15 Jul 1584, Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1608  Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Winter,   b. 2 Jul 1623, Plymouth, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Portsmouth, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1644  Richmond Island, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jordan,   b. 1646, Cape Elizabeth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1674, Newbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. John Jordan,   b. 1650, Falmouth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1725, Portsmouth, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Samuel Jordan,   b. 1660, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720, Kittery, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Jeremiah Jordan,   b. 1664, Cape Elizabeth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1706, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. Jedediah Jordan,   b. 1664, Cape Elizabeth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735, Kittery, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Robert Jordan,   b. 1703, Falmouth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Jordan,   b. 1750, Cape Elizabeth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Addison, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     8. Domincus Jordan,   b. 1658, Cumberland County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1703, Cape Elizabeth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F6142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Attended Balliol College, Oxford University where he graduated in the c lass of 1634. He was ordained an Anglican Minister in the Church of En gland. In 1637 both of Robert's parents died of the Plague. He inherit ed 50 pounds (Approx. $7,500 in today's dollars) and soon after left En gland for America where he settled in the Colony of Maine, which was pa rt of the MA Bay Colony. He became the religious leader of a s ettlement on the coast of Maine, which was a fishing enterprise establi shed by John Winter. Robert married John Winter's daughter, Sarah Winte r, and their descendants formed together into an organization in 1989 k nown as The Family Jordan.

      Came from Worcester, England in 1638. He established a
      ministry at Richmond Island near Scarborough, ME. He removed to
      Portsmouth, NH in 1675 and died there in 1679

      Cited in The English Origins of New England Families from the New
      England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol I, Second Series
      pp. 476-7: