JORDAN, EDWARD [SSNE 4788]

Surname
JORDAN
First name
EDWARD

Text source

Edward Jordan was the father of Edvard von Jordan [SSNE 2755] who became ennobled in Sweden. Edward received land in Ingermanland through royal donations from Gustav II Adolf in 1623. He established farms on his land. He became a lieutenant colonel in 1641 and a full colonel in 1649. Jordan left the army after a disagreement with his superiors and died before 1660. He was married to Gertrud Kubick or Krumbeck

H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.490; Otto Donner, A brief sketch of the Scottish families in Finland and Sweden (Helsingfors, 1884), p.30; J. Ramsay, Frälsesläkter i Finland intill stora ofreden (Helsingfors, 1909), p.213.

Service record

SWEDEN, SWEDISH ARMY
Departed 1649-12-31, as COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY