|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1896|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 1958|
Henderson Jordan was the first child born to Viola Bailey and James Rogers "Jim" Jordan. Henderson was born on 11 October 1896 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.
On 07 Dec 1922, Henderson married Annie Lesba Gloer on 07 Dec 1922 in Arcadia, Bienville Parish, Louisiana. To this union 2 children were born:
Lesba Gloria 16 Jul 1925. In 1950, Lesba married John Albert 'Bub' Madden born 05 Dec 1919 died 06 Dec 2002. To this union 4 children were born:
Daniel Larry 04 May 1951, married Susanne Luke
Clair Dianne 13 Apr 1954
Linda Catherine 27 Sep 1956
James Larry on 30 Jul 1931. In 1958, James Larry married Betty Lynn Andrews born 20 Feb 1938 in Arcadia, Bienville Parish, Louisiana. To this union the following four children were born:
When Henderson learned from Mr. Methvin that the Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow gang were planning to rob the First National Bank of Arcadia, he immediately contacted the FBI Agent Purvis, in charge of the investigation.
Henderson was one of six law enforcement officers that planned and took part in the ambush of the outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934. FBI Agent Purvis credited Henderson with the plan to capture Bonnie and Clyde.
Henderson served in World War I as PFC, MG Co, 83 Infantry from Louisiana.
Henderson died on June 13, 1958 in Arcadia and was buried on June 15, 1958 in Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, where his wife joined him in 1961. Henderson and Annie Lesba led a full life.
James Rogers Jordan (1873 - 1951)
Viola Bailey Jordan (1875 - 1964)
Annie Lesba Gloer Jordan (1899 - 1961)*
Maintained by: Susan Bruffey Lehman
Originally Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Oct 28, 2005
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