33. Nancy4 Gorby (Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Majorsville, Ohio Co, VA. October 23, 1812. Nancy died August 2, 1889 in South Olive, OH., at 76 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried at Hiramsburg, OH.
She married John A Jordan October 24, 1839. John was born in Near Hiramsburg, Noble Co, OH. 1818. John was the son of Adam Jordan and ?. John died 1895 in South Olive, OH., at 77 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Hiramsburg, OH. (1936) The Jordan family moved from Greene Co, PA to Guernsey Co, OH to Noble Co, OH.
John A Jordan was a farmer most of his life. (1936) Nancy (Gorby) Jordan moved at 4 years of age with her parents to Noble Co, OH, near Hiramsburg, where she spent the remainder of her life. The following extracts are taken from her obituary, found in a scrap-book kept by her son, John Lisbon Jordan:
"Mrs Nancy Jordan, wife of John A Jordan, died at her home in South Olive, OH, August 2, 1889. She had been ill for months, but passed away quietly as though going to sleep. She has expressed herself ready to go, saying her life work was done and to the best of her ability. Her funeral took place at the M P Church in South Olive on August 4, 1889.
Mrs Jordan, whose maiden name was Nancy Gorby, was married to John A Jordan, October 24, 1839. To this union were born 4 sons and 5 daughters.
Mrs Jordan was one of those best of mothers, whose influence in life was potent for good which will live on though she has passed away. She was a consistent Christian throughout her life-time. She has been connected with the church for 55 years."
Nancy Gorby and John A Jordan had the following children:
+ 191 i. Eli Thomas Jefferson5 Jordan was born September 27, 1840.
+ 192 ii. Hannah Ann Jordan was born March 29, 1842.
+ 193 iii. Patton Moreland Jordan was born February 21, 1844.
+ 194 iv. Martha E Jordan was born January 3, 1846.
+ 195 v. Lucinda Jordan was born February 8, 1848.
+ 196 vi. John Lisbon Jordan was born February 19, 1850.
197 vii. Nancy Jordan was born 1852. Nancy died 1853 at 1 year of age.
+ 198 viii. Melissa Jordan was born July 25, 1854.
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