JORDAN, WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER, 1834-1923

Biography:

Farmer; state legislator. Born– July 10, 1834, Talbotton, Ga. Parents– Thomas George and Mary Lovicy (Chambliss) Jordan. Married–Frances ¬†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.¬† Served in Company B, 15th Alabama, Confederate States Army. Farmed at Midway, Bullock County, beginning at age eighteen. Alabama Legislator, 1884-1889. Died September 22, 1923.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3; findagrave.com; ancestry.com

Publication(s):

Some Events and Incidents During the Civil War. Montgomery, Ala; Paragon Press, 1909.