Mary Frances Threatt

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ID: I273
Last: Threatt
First: Mary
Middle: Frances
Birth: 2 Sep 1865 at Jefferson, Chesterfield Co., South Carolina 1
Death: 10 Feb 1931 at Kershaw County, South Carolina 2 3
Burial: Kershaw Cemetery, Kershaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina 4
Sex: F
Sources: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Mother: Rachel Laney b: 23 Sep 1843 d: 2 Jun 1905
Father: Miles Threatt b: 26 Jun 1831 d: 5 Dec 1929
Marriage 1   LeVander Jackson Jordan b: 24 Apr 1866 d: 30 Mar 1941
Wedding: 18 Jun 1881 12
Note: Children of this marriage: of 11 born 1882-1902, 2 died in infancy and are buried in Threatt family plot at Fork Creek United Methodist Church in Jefferson, South Carolina. First 6 were female, last 5 were male.
1 Josie R. Jordan b: 27 Nov 1882 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
2 Hattie Victoria Jordan b: 13 Jul 1884 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
3 Infant Jordan b: 13 Mar 1886 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
4 Beulah Jordan b: 27 Jan 1887 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
5 Mamie E. Jordan b: 9 Sep 1889 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
6 Minnie Estelle Jordan b: 9 Oct 1892 Chesterfield Co. South Carolina
7 Arthur Scorefield Jordan b: 13 Nov 1894 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
8 Cavitte William Jordan b: 3 Apr 1896 Jefferson Twp., Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
9 Leroy Jackson Jordan b: 12 Feb 1898 Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
10 James Carson Jordan b: 27 Jan 1900 South Carolina
11 Paul Graeber Jordan b: 24 Apr 1902 South Carolina
1 Title: Tombstone
2 Title: Tombstone
3 Title: Obituary
Note: Transcription from Microfilm of Camden Chronicle at Camden Archives, Camden, SC., by CMB
Text: Camden Chronicle vol. 42, No. 46, page 1, Friday, February 13, 1931.
Mrs. L. J. Jordan Dead - - Kershaw, S.C., Feb. 11. - -
Mrs. Mary Threatt Jordan, wife of L. J. Jordan, died at the age of 65 Tuesday afternoon at her home near Kershaw, after a long illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m., at the First Methodist church of Kershaw.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Jordan leaves four daughters, Mrs. C. R. Blackmon of Taxahaw, S.C.; Mrs. H. H. Truesdale of Kershaw; Mrs. C. L. Young and Mrs. B. Horton of Westville; four sons, Arthur and Cavette Jordan of Westville; Paul C. Jordan of Columbia, and Lee Roy Jordan of Miami, Fla.; five sisters, Misses Ellen, Lillian and Hennie Threatt of Jefferson, S.C.; Mrs. Lou Plyler of Kershaw, and Mrs. Pearle Huggins of Lancaster; three brothers, George and Oscar Threatt of Jefferson and Will Threatt of Kershaw, also thirty-one grandchildren and one great grandchild.
[Tr: CMB]
4 Title: Tombstone
Note: Tombstone lies in section 08 (third to right of main entrance, along Edwards Ave.) next to that of husband Levander Jackson "L.J." Jordan. Cemetery was established ca. 1891.
Text: Mary F. Threatt / wife of / L. J. Jordan / 1865 - 1931.
5 Title: Photo of Tombstone
Text: Available at
6 Title: Photograph
Text: Available at
7 Title: Jordan and Threatt Genealogy
Author: Jordan, Emma Lee, and Marie Driskell, compilers
Publication: Published privately.
Note: Part 1: Descendants of Joseph Jordan. Part 2: Descendants of Michael Thweatt
Page: II.3
Text: Mary Frances Abigail Threatt, b. 2 September, 1865, Jefferson Twp., Chesterfield District, SC; d. 10 February 1931, Kershaw, Lancaster Co., SC.
8 Title: 1870 U.S. Census, Chesterfield District, South Carolina
Publication: Roll M593_1491
Date: 13 Jul 1870
Page: p. 5
Note: Listed as Mary Threatt age 5 in household of Miles Threatt HN/FN 36. Location: Jefferson/White Plains.
9 Title: 1880 U.S. Census, Chesterfield Co., South Carolina
Publication: Roll T9-1225
Date: 16 Jun 1880
Page: p. 339-a
Note: Listed as Mary Threatt in household of Miles Threatt HN78/FN87, Jefferson Twp.
10 Title: 1900 U.S. Census, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Publication: Roll T623_1533
Date: 26 Jun 1900
Page: p. 25-a
Note: Mary (Threatt) Jordan, age 34, head of household HN383/FN390, living in city of Kershaw, Lancaster Co. SC with 8 children ages 4 mo to 15 yrs, and her sister, Hennie Threatt age 27, white, single, dressmaker.
L.J. Jordan, husband of Mary, was away during census. Elder dau. Beulah was also missing from listing in this census.
HN 383 / FN 390
Name Rel'n Race Sex B.Mo.Yr. Age Status Born:Fa:Mo
Jordan, Mary Head w F Sep 1865 34 Md SC SC SC
Md for 19 yrs., 10 children born, 8 surviving
Own house, have mortgage
Hattie Dau w F Jul 1884 15 S SC SC SC
Lillie B. Dau w F Jan 1887 13 S SC SC SC
Mamie E. Dau w F Sep 1889 10 S SC SC SC
Minnie E. Dau w F Oct 1892 7 S SC SC SC
Arthur S. Son w M Nov 1894 5 S SC SC SC
William S. Son w M Apr 1896 4 S SC SC SC
Leroy Son w M Feb 1898 2 S SC SC SC
James C. Son w M Jan 1900 4/12 S SC SC SC
Threatt, Hennie F. Sister w F May 1872 27 S SC SC SC.
11 Title: 1930 U.S. Census, Kershaw Co., South Carolina
Publication: T626_2202
Date: 17 Apr 1930
Page: p. 134-a
Mary F. Jordan age 64 and husgand Leevander J. age 64, in HN259/FN261 in Buffalo Twp., E.D.#3 with cook Effie Belger. Couple married since age 16. Neighbors include 3 of their children: HN 257 Cavitte W. Jordan (son) and wife Floride; HN 259 William C. Horton and wife Beulah (dau); and HN 264 Arthur Jordan (son) with wife Minnie B. and children.
12 Repository:
  --Name: Internet: Lancaster County SC Genealogy
Title: Diary of Aaron Weaver Knight, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Publication: Internet-published by transcriber/annotaters Janie E. Jowers, Edna Holtzclaw, Alma Jowers Baker, Elizabeth Pitts Hough
Note: Notations in parentheses were added by annotaters to clarify relationships. Also published in SCMAR (South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research) vol. XIII, Nos. 2,3,4, 1985.
Text: Levi Jordan and Mary Threatt married June 19, 1881

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