Jordan family page
The medal presented to the family of Bernard Jordan, killed at Ypres
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Origins of surname
This name has its orgins at the River Jordan and was a personal name given to children of the Crusaders. It is derived from the Hebrew yarden, meaning 'to descend' (to the Dead Sea).
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Anne Jordan, daughter of Matthieu and Susanne Rosel, in St Helier in 1775
- Descendants of James Jordan - 1
- Descendants of James Jordan - 2, a different James
- Descendants of John Jordan
Great War service
- Jordan burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.
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