Richard Jordan autobiography
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Richard Jordan. The volume describes Jordan's early life in Virginia and North Carolina, and his experiences in the Quaker community.
- Jordan, Richard (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
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Richard Jordan (1756-1826) was born into a Quaker family in Norfolk County in the colony of Virginia, on Twelfth Month 19, 1756, the son of Joseph and Patience Jordan. After the death of his mother, the family moved to North Carolina, just before the American Revolution. He married Pharaby Knox on April 19, 1778, in Northhampton, North Carolina. The couple had 6 children: Sarah (1778-1795), Ann (1779-?), Elizabeth (1780-?), William E. (1787-?), Mary (1790-1799), and James (1793-1794). Richard Jordan died on October 14, 1826.
0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)
This autobiography describes Richard Jordan's early life in Virginia and North Carolina, and his experiences in the Quaker community.
The Richard Jordan autobiography was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1956 by Charles Edward Rhoads.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December, 2015.
- Richard Jordan autobiography, undated
- Kara Flynn
- December, 2015
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