Thomas Albert Jordan
Found 10 Records, 9 Photos and 2,696,209 Family Trees
Born in Jasper, Missouri, USA on 20 Mar 1889 to Robert Henry Jordan and Elizabeth Emeline Hodson. Thomas Albert married Lydia Ellen McGee and had 10 children. He passed away on 2 Jul 1962 in Purcell, Missouri, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Jordan"
English, French, German, Polish, and Slovenian; Spanish and Hungarian (): from the Christian baptismal name Jordan. This is taken from the name of the river Jordan (Hebrew Yarden, a derivative of yarad ‘to go down’, i.e. to the Dead Sea). At the time of the Crusades it was common practice for crusaders and pilgrims to bring back flasks of water from the river in which John the Baptist had baptized people, including Christ himself, and to use it in the christening of their own children. As a result Jordan became quite a common personal name.