1997 Jordan Reunion

May 18, 1997 - Exeter, California

The 104th Jordan Family Reunion was again held at the Memorial Building in Exeter, California. Claude Jordan, Grandson of  J. B. Jordan, displayed a kettle used by the John Jordan Family on the wagon train trip to California in 1850. A selection of  large salt crystals from the old Jordan Salt Mine in Jordan Saline (Grand Saline), Texas was available to those who wanted one as a momento.

Below is the cake honoring the Jordans' 104th

Harry Hall very ably played the violin for everyones entertainment. Harry married Eva Cortner, grandaughter of Mary Ann Jordan.

The eldest family member making it to this years reunion was Elva Cecelia McNay, Granddaughter of Elias Francis "Forney" Jordan. Elva was 93 at her last birthday. She was born on March 17, 1904 in Visalia, California. Elva lived for fifty years in the house below,  a block from the reunion.