JORDAN, WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER, 1834-1923

Biography: Legislator, farmer. Born– July 10, 1834, Talbotton, Ga. Parents– Thomas George and Mary Lovicy (Chambliss) Jordan. Married– Anne Thornton, Feb. 14, 1856. Children– Thirteen. Education– Tutored by sisters and neighbors; Male Institute, Glenville, Ala., 1858-1862. Family moved to Alabama and lived in Society Hill, Eufaula, and Midway. Became overseer of his father’s farm near Midway at eighteen; served in the Confederate States Army; Alabama Legislator, 1884-1889.

Source: Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3.

Publication(s): Some Events and Incidents During the Civil War. Montgomery, Ala; Paragon Press, 1909.