Dr. Walter Baker Jordan
(1832-1892)
Pattie Burton Alston
(1853-1914)

Lunsford McKinny Alston Jordan
(1890-1973)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Elizabeth Hitch

Lunsford McKinny Alston Jordan 1 2

  • Born: 20 Jul 1890, Smithfield, VA 3
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Elizabeth Hitch on 21 Oct 1922
  • Died: 25 Apr 1973, FL
  • Buried: Abt 26 Apr 1973, St. Lukes Cemetery, Isle of Wight Co., VA

  

Pvt. 317th Infantry; WWI. He was partner with Edwin Truitt in a drive-in drugstore on Hampton Blvd in Norfolk until 1955 when he retired. Luns lived the last fourteen years of his life in St. Petersburg, FL. A native of Carrollton, VA, he was husband of Lola Anna Palmer Woodley. Lunsford was the son of Dr. Walter Baker Jordan and Mrs. Pattie Burton Alston Jordan. Luns served as an ambulance driver during WWI in France with the Army medical corps and was with the first American unit to go to France to serve in the trenches. Shortly after the war, he married his first wife, Hannah Elizabeth Hitch, who died in 1955.


Lunsford married Hannah Elizabeth Hitch, daughter of Robert Thornton Phoebus Hitch and Edith Ellen Bounds, on 21 Oct 1922. (Hannah Elizabeth Hitch was born on 17 Oct 1898 in Worcester Co., MD,1 4 5 6 7 died on 12 Jul 1955 in VA and was buried about 15 Jul 1955 in St. Lukes Cemetery, Isle of Wight Co., VA.)


Sources


1 Notes sent from Henry A. Hitch in Litchfield Park, AZ.

2 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.

3 1940 VA Census, Listed as age 49 in Norfolk, VA.

4 1920 VA Census, Listed as age 21 in the 1920 Norfolk Co., VA Census, born in MD. She is in the household of her uncle, Carroll C. Bounds.

5 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in October 1898 in MD in the 1900 Worcester Co., MD Census.

6 1910 MD Census, Listed as age 11 in the 1910 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

7 1940 VA Census, Listed as age 41 in Norfolk, VA.


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