Saturday, May 12, 2012

Melissa (Richmond) Stephens Jordan #6640

Melissa Richmond (9) (Josiah 8, Edward 7, Josiah 6, Josiah 5, Josiah 4, Edward 3, John 2, John 1), was the daughter (and only surviving child) of Josiah and Permelia (Cheadle) Richmond.  Her father, Josiah, married 5 times and had other children by his 2nd and 3rd wives.

6640.  Melissa Crippin (9), married, 1st, Stephen S. Stephens; 2d, Henry G. Jordan.  Melissa, her husband, Henry, her children and step-children were living in Kosciusko County, Indiana, in 1850.

United States Census, 1850 
residence: Harrison, Kosciusko, Indiana
Henry G Jordon M 38y [b. VA]
Melissa Jordon F 23y [b. OH]
Lucinda Jordon F 15y [married John Richmond (1834-1924), half brother of Melissa]
Frances A Jordon F 13y
James Jordon M 10y [d. 1855]
Sarah Jordon F 5y [d. 1855]
Josiah Jordon M 3y
Wesley Jordon M 2y

Lucinda (1835-1924), Frances, and James were the children of Henry and Sarah Rosell (1813-1844) Jordan.

Melissa's step-daughter, Frances Jordan, married Thomas Disher 27 Feb 1858 in Kosciusko County, Indiana.

United States Census, 1900residence: Adams village, Gage, Nebraska
birth date: Apr 1838
birthplace: Ohio
Household Gender Age
Thomas Disher M   Frances A Disher F child Delbert T Disher M Fred M Moore M

Frances (Jordan) Disher died in 1912, in Nebraska.

Melissa C. Jordan (1838-1863) was buried in Etna Green West Cemetery, Kosciusko County, Indiana, as was her husband, Henry (1812-1869).

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