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Pvt Jourdan Anderson
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Birth: May 24, 1832
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1885
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

28th U.S. Volunteers (28th USCT) Civil War
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Time Line:
1806 mother Elizabeth Jackson born North Carolina
1807 father David Anderson born Richmond County, North Carolina
1830 Census father David living in Perries, Franklin County, North Carolina
1832 Jordoun is born in North Carolina
1837 David & young family believed to have arrived in Vigo County between 1837 and 1838 as part of a caravan of "110 colored families" traveling from Buncombe County, North Carolina, to Lost Creek Township, Vigo County Indiana.
1839 Aug 1 David Anderson purchase of 40 acres in Vigo County, Indiana is recorded
1840 Census Nevins, Vigo County, Indiana David Anderson & family
1841 Angeline Scott future bride of Jourdan born in Indiana
1841 May 25 father David Anderson purchase of 40 acres in Vigo County Indiana is recorded
1850 Census Jordan living in Nevins, Vigo County, Indiana with parents David & Betsy &their 9 children
1857 March married Angeline Scott in Vigo County, Indiana
1859 son Sylvester born Vigo County, Indiana
1860 Census Nevins, Vigo County, Indiana
1863 July 1 ?Civil War service begins?
1868 Oct 23 father David dies, buried Roberts Cemetery Terre Haute Indiana
1870 Jordan living in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois
1879 daughter Sarah Elizabeth (age 17) marries Anthony J Johnson (age 24)
1880 Census Jordan living in Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois
his widowed mother Elizabeth Anderson living with daughter in Nevins
1885 July 25 Jordan dies in Urbana, Illinois
1885 July 25 application for military headstone
1885 daughter Martha (age 20) marries Charles Chavous (age 22)
1886 Sept 28 military grave marker is contracted to be prepared, no dates carved on marker
1886 son Sylvester (age 27) marries Dora Caffyn (age 20)
1887 widowed Angeline marries Civil War veteran Martin McDermot/McDemet in Champaign, he had 1 son Alpheus born 1875 listed in 1880 Census
1888 daughter Stella Belle (age 17) marries Joseph Nelson (age 20)
1899 daughter Clara (age 22) Marries Essex Allen(age 25 )
1900 Census twice widowed wife Angeline reports having born 12 children, 5 still living
1920 twice widowed wife Angeline Scott McDermot/McDemet dies in Urbana buried Mt. Hope Cemetery with both spouses, both Civil War veterans

Note: Jourdan may have been a member of the Black Eagle Post No. 129.

For a roster of the 28th U.S. Colored Infantry who served the Union cause in the Civil War, see the Indiana Adjutant General's Report, vol. 7 (Indianapolis, Adjutant General, 1865-69).

Family links: 
  David Anderson (1807 - 1868)
  Angeline Scott McDermot (1841 - 1920)*
  Sarah J Anderson Boon (____ - 1889)*
  Jourdan Anderson (1832 - 1885)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery and Mausoleum
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 37
Maintained by: Judy West
Originally Created by: Russell Kasper
Record added: Jul 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73245502
Pvt Jourdan Anderson
Added by: Russell Kasper
Pvt Jourdan Anderson
Added by: Russell Kasper
Pvt Jourdan Anderson
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On this the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, we salute you.
- Russell Kasper
 Added: Oct. 8, 2014

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Sep. 17, 2011

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