Isaac Harris
Frances Atkinson
Wooten Harris
Frances Adams
Mary Polly Harris


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1. James Monroe Jerden

Mary Polly Harris 1

  • Born: 11 Apr 1803, , Rutherford, North Carolina, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): James Monroe Jerden on 20 Feb 1823 in , Hickman, Tennessee, USA
  • Died: 1 Sep 1878, Buried In Pope Cemetery, South Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois at age 75 3

bullet   Other names for Mary were Mary Harris 3 and Mary Jerden.2


bullet  General Notes:

(Child #9 of Wooten Harris and Frances Adams)
Mary Harris3 (Wooten Harris2, Isaac1) was born April 11, 1803, in Rutherford County, North Carolina, and died September 1, 1878. She married James Jordan, son of John and Jane Jordan, on February 20, 1823, inHickman County, Tennessee. The name was originally spelled "Jordan;" however, the descendants in Illinois usually spelled the name "Jerdan"or "Jerden". James was born in about 1798 in North Carolina. They moved to Illinois at about the same time as Mary's parents, and settled at Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois in 1827. The will of James Jordan/Jerdan was probated on March 10, 1843, in Fayette County, Illinois. James and Mary were buried in Pope Cemetery, South Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

1. + Sarah JERDAN b 14 Aug 1824; m Joseph Edward CHUMLEY
2. + Alexander Monroe JERDAN b 23 Apr 1827; m 1st Anna Jane PRATER;m 2nd Frances Priscilla SEARS
3. + Nancy Catherine JERDAN b 12 Nov 1829; m Robert W. TUCKER
4. + Caroline JERDAN b 24 Aug 1832; m James Brown BREEZE
5. + Mary Ann JERDAN b 1834 (16-1850; m Jacob HICKS
6. + James Martin JERDAN b 13 Aug 1836; m Theresa "Thursa" RHODES
7. William C. JERDAN b 12 Nov 1838, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
8. + Martha Ellen JERDAN b Dec 1842; m George W. CEARLOCK


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence, 1870, Hurricane, Fayette, Illinois. 2

Alt. Birth, 11 Apr 1803, Burke, North Carolina, USA. 3


Mary married James Monroe Jerden, son of John Jordan and Margaret Garrett, on 20 Feb 1823 in , Hickman, Tennessee, USA. (James Monroe Jerden was born in 1798 in , , North Carolina, USA 3 and died on 10 Mar 1843 in Bingham, Fayette, Illinois, USA 3.)



1 Scott Andrew Leas.

2, 1870 United States Federal Census (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;;), Database online. Hurricane, Fayette, Illinois, post office Ramsey, rol l 220, page 625, image 97.

3, OneWorldTree (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.

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