Mary was born near Salem, Washington Co. Indiana, daughter of Andrew W. Barnett (1819-1877) and Rebecca Jane Burris (1825-1884). She died of Yellow Fever in Cedar Key, Florida. She and her husband John M. Jordan and young children Benjamin Franklin (Frank) (1873-1940), Caroline Elisabeth (Carrie) (1875-1967), Lebert E. (1877-1963), and Florence (1880-1904) had moved from Kansas, where they farmed on property near Olathe he had purchased from a native American, to an island off Cedar Key. Friends of theirs had recently removed there and we operating a hotel in Cedar Keys.
After her death, her husband brought his family to Minnesota to live on the farm of his elderly father John M. Jordan in Wacouta, Goodhue MN. The youngest child Florance was an infant when her mother died and was taken care of by the Johnson family, the friends who had moved earlier to Florida and ran the hotel. The Johnson moved to Texas and took Florence with them.
Andrew Barnett (1819 - 1877)
Rebecca Barnett (1825 - 1884)
John M. Jordan (1834 - 1917)
Caroline Elisabeth Jordan Schaaf (1875 - 1967)*
Lebert E. Jordan (1877 - 1963)*
Specifically: Not a recent death but grave unknown. Probably in or near Cedar Keys, Florida.
Created by: Judy Schaaf
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104131590
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