Before his return, our antecedent was re-baptized in the river Jordan to cancel out his pre v i o us life and to lustrate himself from the ten year contact with death. In 1755, the French in Canada who had been gradually developing their plans of spreading down the Ohio and Mississippi valleys behind the English colonies allied themselves with disgruntled Indians who had been cheated out of their land by unscrupulous colonists, causing ... During this time families were scalped within 50 miles of Philadelphia, and in one instance the bodies of a murdered family were brought into the town and exhibited in the streets to show the inhabitants how near the danger was approaching. There was scant records on him in the Quaker records. Their house was left standing, but all of the live stock and most of their household goods were lost. On 2-4-1764, Isaac Wright is "disowned." Reason not given On 4-8-1766, James WRIGHT, s/o Isaac and Sidney WRIGHT, is admitted to Membership Hopewell MM. It seems plausible to assume that Isaac and Sydney had marital problems; Isaac was blamed and was disowned. Sidney appeals to the Church Fathers for custody The fact that his death was not reported by his family suggests complete alienation.
He was given the na m e " I ordanus", whichhetookbackto Abruzzo. " "The Virginia settlers were suffering in the same way. Hopewell MM records list him as a s/o James & Mary WRIGHT b 1723 Chester Co., PA. On 1-4-1771, Sidney WRIGHT "asks for her son Solomon." The meaning is not clear. VA 4-4-1773: "Be it ordered that the church warders of Fredrick parish do bind Solomon WRIGHT, s/o Isaac WRIGHT,unto Abel WALKER until he comes of age, who is to teach him to read and write and cypher and teach him the trade of a cooper. If Isaac was not active in church affairs, Sidney more than makes up for it.
Hence the adoption by his descendants, the De Exete r s , o f the name Jordan, in memory of their ancestor's remarkable prowess on that occasion; and t he addition of the Cross, Crosslet, and Lion to their Arms, with the Motto-Percussus Resurg o -.. The Italian version: The JORDAN surname derives from a young noble from the city of Rave n n a , who at 18 years of age, enrolled in the Knights of the Tosson d'Or inder the command of Baron Marc Antonio Colonna di Ravezza. This land, once called 'Osceola', is believed to be very near the Hopewell Meeting House at Clearbrook." "In 1748, Josiah Ballinger's will was probated. She may be able to put you in touch with others who are researching you line of Thomas WRIGHT and Esther HIATT. Bristol, VA 24201 This is how my line runs: James & Mary DAVIS WRIGHT Isaac & Sydney ROGERS or HIATT Solomon b. (possible connection to this Solomon) Jonathan Wesley WRIGHT b 1801 Burke Co NC & Mary Jane BAILEY Aaron WRIGHT & Isabelle DEATON Elizabeth WRIGHT & Wm. 368 and 369 "Inventory and appraisal of the estate of Isaac WRIGHT, deceased, it being brought to our view by Jessee Faulkner Adm. Notes for MARTIN PALMER: Elizabeth Mallory, d/o Capt.
After ten years of fighing the cardre of 2oowas reduced to13and Colonna decided to return to Italy - specifically to Abruzzo. He left half of his plantation to James Wright, his father-in-law, and the remaining half plus his house to his wife Mary Wright Ballinger ... Records of a march by Braddocks Army mentions a stop at the 'Widow Ballingers' in May 1755." "Living in such a remote area, James and Mary Wright suffered great distress at the time of the French and Indian War. The defeat of the unfortunate General Braddock during this war is one of the most famous reverses in history: Braddock's 2000 men, spendidly equipped with arms, tools, supplies, and a train of artillery, would have done very well marching over the smooth highways of Europe, but in the depths of the Pennsylvania forests and up and down the mountains they made only 3 miles a day and the horses had nothing to eat but the leaves of the trees. Floyd STANLEY Louisa STANLEY & Melvin PHIPPS Dulcie PHIPPS & Dewey MULLINS Bethel MULLINS & Sonny MULLINS Me (Mitzie Mullins Arnold) The earliest ancestor to my WRIGHT line was Solomon WRIGHT found in Burke Co. This is where she can't prove conclusively that this Solomon WRIGHT was the s/o Isaac and Sydney and therefore in the direct line of this James & Mary WRIGHT. Hopewell records state that Isaac and his wife Sidney, along with four children, three sons aged seven, five, and five months and a daughter aged three, were attacked by Indians. His death was not reported by a member of his family. this 31st day of the fifth month 1777," Then follows a list of his belongings.
New BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle owners, or those who just want to learn, were encouraged to attend the 'Kids First Gun Program' in Caddo Parish this weekend, so long as they were between the ages of 8 and 12.'Gun safety begins early and the sound practices taught at a young age are carried with us throughout our lives.
Thank you Sheriff and hats off to your instructors and the others responsible for making this event happen,' they write.
Upon his return in the spring of 1154, he was rewarded with our family's first feudal hold i n g in Abruzzp Citeriore - Torino di Sangro. Those on her border were slaughtered or, like James and Mary Wright, were driven from their homes back to the more settled districts. On 4-15-1749, along with a Sidney ROGERS, is listed as a witness to the marriage of Evan ROGERS to Isaac's niece, Sarah BALLENGER. From there on no mention is [made of] Isaac in Quaker records. Mary WRIGHT, d/o Isaac & Sidney, was bound out to Richard RIDGEWAY until she came of age. In 1766, " Sidney WRIGHT granted permission to visit Maryland" -- along with Esther WRIGHT, who Thomas WRIGHT and possibly sister to Sidney. Rachel Pickering b 1752 d/o Isaac and Grace Lupton PICKERING -- his stepsister.
The name changed over the centuries from "de Iordanus" to"di Giordano". Another tradition has it that knights returning from the Crusades would often bring back containers of water from the Jordan River in the Holy Lands. Much concern was shown for the Wrights both by their friends and by the "Meetings for Sufferings" in Philadelphia, which raised funds to support the refugees and to buy peace from the Indians. In 1758, the British Government sent a powerful force of regulars to Pennsylvania ... is thought to be a descendant of one of three Wright brothers, Joshua, Thomas and Samuel Wright of Yorkshire, England, who settled in New Jersey around 1677. In 1772, "Sidney WRIGHT is granted permission to visit MM at Resquine." On 5-14-1780, Sidney WRIGHT md. Now, more on Solomon s/o Isaac and Sydney WRIGHT: In 1773, Solomon was bound out to Abel Walker. There is no further mention of Solomon in Quaker records, nor was he listed in 1790 PA, census.
He allied himself with the barons who forced John to sign in 1215. " Hugh married Margaret verch Hugh Lloyd of Llwyn y Cnotiau, daughter of Hugh Lloyd of Llwyn y Cnotiau, near Wrexham and Unknown. As both Breek scholars and those versed in old Gaelic have found this too hard a problem to solve, I give it as interesting study to the many who spring from the early Dorseys."...
Home About Us Blog Genealogy Recipes Gardening Manners and Etiquette Real Estate Destinations History Art Hunting and Fishing Photojournalism Southern Furniture Maker Inspiration Write Life Opinion Contact- JORDANS. ) John and his family at last found peace at Bush River near present day Newberry, South Carolina until the advent of the Revolutionary War.
Notes for THE JORDANS: OTE: In Salisbury, England, one of the Deans on the list at Old Sarum Catheral is 'Jordan ' , t h e year of 1176. 1636, & by will given to his eldest sonn Chr.,&hisheirs forever who bequeath e d t o sd . When the Revolution came, John apparently was fed up with being a pacifist. Our ancestor, John Wright, was at the famous Battle of The Cowpens where an American army made up of rough frontiermen defeated an Army of elite British regulars under the command of Banastre Tarleton to win the first vistory against Lord Cornwallis' army.
There is no trace of the school in which Norton was taught the rudiments of the Latin tongue, of which, at an early period of his life (although he had not then proceeded to either University), he was a complete master; but he very soon obtained the substantial patronage of the Protector Somerset : and was in such favour, that he is thought by Herbert* " to have been the state amanuensis." When only eighteen years of age his first work appeared : it was printed in October, 1550,5 and was a very well executed translation of Peter Martyr's letter to Somerset,6 rendered into English at the desire of Norton's patron.
Somerset did not long live to patronize and assist; and Norton, turning his attention to the law as a profession, entered himself, in 1555, as a student of the Inner Temple.7 His success in his profession shows that he must have studied the law diligently; and yet, during the very period of his keeping his terms, he found time for those literary labours, which have commended him to us.