The Jordan's came across the plains to California in 1850 on a wagon train. John Jordan was Captain of that Wagon Train and will be the central hub of this web page. Photos and stories used here have been contributed by family members. Additional photos and stories are welcome and can be sent to Larry Jordan, 51300 Eshom Valley Drive, Badger, CA 93603, or by e-mail

The Jordan's have a long tradition of family reunions. The first reunion was held near Exeter, California in 1893.

Here are some relevant sites:

  • We have began to submit ancestor names to the California Pioneer Program. To be eligible for submission, the person must have come to California prior to 1880.
  • There is much information at The California USGenWeb Project, including vital statistics of early Tulare County.
  • EshomValley.com contains information of local history. The geographical center of this information is in the Badger area, however there is some pertaining to the Jordan Family.
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