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Allen Carlton Jordan

Birth
Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 26 Sep 1988 (aged 80)
Beauregard Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Liberty Hill, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 149684110 · View Source
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Allen Carlton was born on 26 Dec 1907 in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, the 2nd of 4 children born to Ida Viola Vernon b 06 Apr 1881 d 04 Oct 1915 and George Holder Jordan b 02 Jan 1872 d 30 Dec 1946.

Allen Carlton's siblings are:

- Infant Son Jordan b 28 Nov 1906 d 29 Nov 1906, 1 Day old.

- Annie Bell b 11 Nov 1909 d 19 Sep 1994, 16 Oct 1926 married at age 17 to Henry Jefferson Upshaw, the son of Arrissa and James H. Upshaw. To this union 3 children were born:
- Helen L. b 1928 d 2009, age 81 years, do not believe she married.

- Private Charles Edward b 22 Feb 1931 d 30 Jun 1952 in North Korea. Private Upshaw was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On 30 June, 1952, he suffocated when the bunker he was guarding collapsed near Chat-Koi, North Korea. According to the Korean War Veterans Honor Roll, Private Upshaw was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. Pvt. Upshaw was buried in the Holder Cemetery, Gibsland, Louisiana per the Headstone Application for Military Veterans. He married Mary Gladdis Moore b 1833 d 2009, they had a daughter.

- Violet b 1934, do not believe she married

On 24 Dec 1930 in Bienville Parish, Allen Carlton Jordan married Vernie Lois Toms b 29 May 1913 in Liberty Hill, Bienville Parish to Mary L. "Mae" Kirkham 1896-1980 and James Thomas Toms b 14 Feb 1885 d 06 Nov 1971; her siblings are:
- Ernest Wesley 1911-1973 m. Arva E. Caskey 1914-1962. They had +Robert Elsie b 112 Feb 1931 d 08 Dec 2008, m. a lady b 1932, name is being researched, they had a daughter and a son. +Thomas LeRoy "Tom Roy" b 03 Oct 1932 d 19 Feb 1970, m. Nita Jean (Maiden) had 3 daughters and 1 son. +Jessie Maud b 06 Feb 1937 d 07 Oct 1977, age 40. +Revis Wayne "Bud" b 03 Apr 1948 d 06 Sep 2005.
- Floyd Everett 1918-1983, m. Ruby Evelyn Ayres 1912-1987, had Elmer Ray b 02 Aug 1934 d 24 Apr 1987, Mary Ann b 1937 d 1997 and Floyd Everett, Jr. b 30 May 1915 d 10 Jan 1993
- Mary Etta L. b 24 Sep 1918 d 20 Dec 1918, Age 2 months.
- Tommie Jewel b 21 Nov 1928, m. Billy Woodrow (or Rea, being researched) Aldy b 29 May 1919 Jackson Parish d Oct 1975 Quitman, Jackson Parish, they had a daughter, Debra Kay and a son, Paul Woodrow.
- Elmer Ray b 02 Aug 1934 d 24 Apr 1987 age 52 years, he did not marry.

To this union was born Ida May 1934 in Bienville Parish. Whether or not Ida May married is being researched.

Allen Carlton Jordan died 26 Sep 1988, at the age of 80 years, after 58 years of marriage to Vernie Lois Toms, she would follow him in death on 03 Dec 1997, nine years later. Together they had led a full life raising their daughter.





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  • Created by: Susan Bruffey Lehman
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149684110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Carlton Jordan (26 Dec 1907–26 Sep 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149684110, citing Liberty Hill Cemetery, Liberty Hill, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Susan Bruffey Lehman (contributor 47357320) .