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Elizabeth "Lizzie" PATE Jordan

 

JORDAN

ELIZABETH
JORDAN
1847 - 1929

E. J.

FATHER
W. H.
JORDAN

1833 - 1899

MOTHER
ELIZABETH
JORDAN
1847 - 1929

Elizabeth "Lizzie" PATE was born on 20 Jan 1847 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana to Peyton Jerome PATE and Martha Ann VARNER Pate.

At the time of the 1850 US Census of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, "Elizabeth PATE" was living with her parents and a sister.

At the time of the 1860 US Census of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, "Elizabeth PATE" was living with her parents, three siblings and a possible cousin.

Elizabeth PATE married William Henry JORDAN on 18 Dec 1864 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. Some time before Jul 1867, Elizabeth PATE Jordan, her husband and family moved to Texas.

At the time of the 1870 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Lizzie Jordan" was living with her husband and three children.

At the time of the 1880 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Elizabeth Jordan" was living with her husband and nine children.

At the time of the 1900 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Elizabeth Jordan" was widowed and living with three children.

At the time of the 1910 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Elizabeth Jordan" was living with her son and extended family.

On 1 Dec 1913, "Mrs. Lizzie Jordan's" application to the State of Texas for a Confederate Pension was approved. In her application she stated that she was sixty six years of age, currently lived in Wells, Angelina County, Texas and had lived in Texas for 46 years. She also stated that her husband's full name was "William Henry Jordan" and that they were married on 18 Dec 1864 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. She stated that he died on 19 Jul 1900 (his grave marker has 1899) in Angelina County, Texas.

At the time of the 1920 Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Lizzie Jordan" was living with her son and his daughter

Elizabeth PATE Jordan died on 23 Nov 1929 19 miles north west of Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas and was buried beside her husband in the Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas.

Sources:

The State of Texas, Widow's Application for Confederate Pension; "Mrs. Lizzie Jordan / Angelina County / Wells, Texas / Filed Dec. 31, 1913 / Approved Dec. 1 1913 / I am a widow of Henry Jordan deceased, who departed this life on the 19th day of July, A. D. 1900 in the county of Angelina in the State of Texas. / I was married to him on the 18th day of December A. D. 1864, in the county of Claiborne, in the State of Louisiana. / I am sixty six years of age. / I was born in Claiborne Paris(h), La. / Resided in the State of Texas for 46 years. / Husband's full name: William Henry Jordan."

Department of State Health Services, Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, Harris County, Texas; "Name: Elizabeth Jordon; Death Date: 23 Nov 1929; Death County: Angelina; Certificate: 51747."
 

Texas Cemetery Records, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas; "Jordan Elizabeth; 1847; 1929."

Tombstone Record, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas; "Jordan, Elizabeth born 1847 died 1929 (wife of W. H.)."

Notes:

Elizabeth PATE Jordan's birth date on her Death Certificate is 20 Jan 1846, while on her grave marker is 1847. The U.S. Federal Census of 1900 has her birth as Jan 1847.

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