Tag: Jordan

My Grandparents Marriage

March 4 — Do you have marriage records for your grandparents or great-grandparents? Write a post about where they were married and when. Any family stories about the wedding day? Post a photo too if you have one. I don’t have any stories to share about my grandparents wedding day. What I know is that…

Fearless Female – A Photo

March 2 — Post a photo of one of your female ancestors.  Who is in the photo?  When was it taken?  Why did you select this photo? Pictured above is Caroline Louisa Norton, my great Grandmother. Caroline was born in 1877 in Quebec City the daughter of Richard Lee Norton & Hannah Pozer Jeffery. Caroline…

An Anniversary – 114 Years Ago Today

Peter Jordan married Caroline Louisa Norton on this day 114 years ago, October 22, 1900. They were my great grandparents, my paternal grandmother’s parents to be more exact. Peter and Caroline were both living in Quebec City when they signed a marriage contract on October 20 and were married 2 days later at St. Mathew’s…

William Jordan – Quebec Soldier

Nobody notices the elderly man as he makes his way down Amable Street in the heart of Quebec City. A strong gait, robust frame, and bushy white mustache stained with tobacco, are a familiar sight. He often walks this way and has a seat on the bench, turning his face towards the sun. The warmth…

52 Ancestors- #6 Caroline Louisa Norton

My paternal great grandmother Caroline Norton was born in Quebec City in 1878 to parents Richard Lee Norton and Hannah Pozer Jeffery . Caroline was leaves me with the feeling that she was a force to be reckoned with. Reviewing old documents indicates her faith, community spirit, independence and the love of her family. This little card…