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  Dorothy Jordan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mrs Jordan (November 21, 1761 July 5, 1816), actress, was the mistress of King William IV of the United Kingdom.
She was born Dorothea Bland near Waterford, the daughter of Francis Bland and his wife, née Grace Phillips.
She became an actress and assumed the name "Mrs Jordan", because it was slightly more respectable for a married woman to be on the stage (there was no "Mr Jordan" and Dorothea Bland never married).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dorothy_Jordan   (143 words)

 DOROTHEA JORDAN - LoveToKnow Article on DOROTHEA JORDAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy Jordan made her first appearance 0f3 the stage in 1777 in Dublin as Phoebe in As You Like It.
Mrs Jordans private life was one of the scandals of the period.
She is generally understood to have died at St Cloud, near Paris, on the 3rd of July 1816, but the story that under an assumed name she lived for seven years after that date in Englana finds some credence.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /J/JO/JORDAN_DOROTHEA.htm   (463 words)

 Dorothy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy ("Dottie" or "Dot") Parker (born Dorothy Rothschild) (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American writer and poet best known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and sharp eye for 20th century urban foibles.
Dorothy L. Sayers (and she always insisted on that "L.") is perhaps best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, a series of novels and short stories featuring an English aristocrat who is an amateur sleuth.
Mrs Jordan (November 21, 1761 – July 5, 1816), actress, was the mistress of King William IV of the United Kingdom.
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 "The Forges" of Chiltonville
Jordan returned from Boston by train, he was met at the station by his Tally-Ho.
Jordan’s purchase in 1906 of the old Hayden Mill, the Hayden houses and pond, and thirty-two acres f land was his last.
Jordan of his sailing date and overseas itinerary, but while on shipboard on the way over he received a cable from Mr.
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 The News Examiner - Local News
Jordan was honored with selections from the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church.
She was remembered with a praise dance by the dance group, Da’Mi and with special instrumental piano music by her son, Alàn Jordan and with music by choirs at the Key-Stewart United Methodist Church.
An offering was taken up during the event for a scholarship fund in Dorothy Jordan’s name and the church dedicated the choir room for her.
www.gallatinnewsexaminer.com /news/stories/20050117/jordan.shtml   (562 words)

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Dearest Dorothy is the story - sometimes tragic, sometimes hysterically funny - of the 18th century actress Dorothy Jordan.
As well as being one of the most popular performers of her day, Dorothy was also the mistress of the Duke of Clarence, later King William IV.
She bore him 10 children, but when he became king, he was forced to marry a “suitable” wife and abandoned Dorothy.
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 explore faith : What does it mean to lead a spiritual life? : A Christian Perspective
Dorothy prayed for guidance as to how she could serve the poor and needy, and a Catholic priest named Peter Maurin showed up at her house and announced that he was her mentor.
Dorothy did not have an idealistic view that she was going to change the world.
Dorothy thanked her and later in the day gave the ring to an elderly woman who took most of her meals at the shelter.
www.explorefaith.org /steppingstones_SpiritualLife_Corr.htm   (3532 words)

 Gallatin residents shocked by slaying of retired teacher - Friday, 06/11/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy Jordan, 77, was found in her house at 160 N. Blythe St. on Tuesday.
Friends and colleagues described Jordan as a woman of character, heart and conviction whose work touched the lives of countless young people during her years as an educator.
He said he had lunch with Jordan on Saturday and she was talking to him about things in the community.
tennessean.com /local/archives/04/06/52731566.shtml?Element_ID=52731566   (672 words)

 Notorious Ancestors - Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy Jordan was the mistress of William IV when he was the Duke of Clarence.
Dorothy was an acclaimed and famous actress, counting Lord Byron amongst her admirers.
The family tradition is that on Dorothy's deathbed she admitted to this child that his father was William.
www.gensearcher.com /notorious2.html   (3788 words)

 Special day memorializes slain educator - Monday, 01/17/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jordan began her teaching career at Gallatin's African-American high school, Union High, during the days of segregation.
Jordan was honored with selections from the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church.
She was remembered with a praise dance by Da'Mi and with special instrumental piano music by her son, Alan Jordan, and by music by choirs at the Key-Stewart United Methodist Church.
www.tennessean.com /local/archives/05/01/64228958.shtml?Element_ID=64228958   (487 words)

 Dennis Family: ROBERTS Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy was born in Ft. Worth, Texas December 12, 1921.
Dorothy was the daughter of Joseph Wallace Slate and Lula Ella Jordan.
Dorothy died July 14, 1985 in Ft. Worth, Texas, at 63 years of age.
user.txcyber.com /~jholmes/d6/i0000965.htm   (99 words)

 RE: [Mpls] Time to demolish NRP
Jordan used NHS (then NNHS - Northside Neighborhood Housing Services) as one of their primary funding mechanisms for housing.
Jordan put about 99% of its NRP Phase I money into housing, a larger percentage than any other neighborhood in Minneapolis.
At the annual meeting, NHS proudly pointed to Jordan as one of the most successful neighborhoods in terms of using its NRP dollars wisely.
www.mail-archive.com /mpls@mnforum.org/msg34351.html   (482 words)

 Lassen County News On-Line
DOROTHY A. Joseph Azar Neill passed away Dec. 17, 2005, in Reno Nev. at the age of 81.
Born Linda Lou Vilmur on October 2, 1947, in Modesto, Calif., to Oklahoma natives Jim and Helen Vilmur, she was raised and educated in the Central Valley of California.
DOROTHY A. Dorothy A. Stoddard, 46, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at her home in Doyle.
www.lassennews.com /News_Story.edi?sid=2531   (1970 words)

 Traveling with Your Children
After more than 28 years researching and living through travel with her own children and others, Dorothy Jordan is a travel writer and founder and director of a children’s travel organization with insight.
Jordan advises that Great Adventure Vacations "focuses on the active aspects of outdoor vacations, rather than the glorious scenes and sights you are apt to discover in your journey”—which is the concentration of Great Nature Vacations.
Family Travel Times, is a family newsletter published by Jordan since 1984 through the organization she founded, Travel With Your Children, 40 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011, 212 477-5524.
www.travellady.com /ARTICLES/article-travelingwihtchildren.html   (672 words)

 Vindicator • A bitter bill to swallow
Dorothy, a soft-spoken 74-year-old, is a two-time cancer survivor.
The Jordans, and other senior citizens in their situation, said any help will be welcome.
Jordan's cancer medicine as generic, even thought her doctor insists that it is. They've been locked in a dispute with the company since March, to no avail.
www.vindy.com /print/277479796787325.shtml   (682 words)

 News from the Sebago Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy eventually sold the store to Carroll and Barbara Cutting, the current owners of Jordan's Store.
Dorothy now spends winters in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, but every year she returns to Sebago Lake.
Her granddaughter Nikki says that each year upon returning to Sebago, the first words out of Dorothy's mouth are: "I feel as if I've died and gone to Heaven".
www.townofsebago.org /articles/column072003.htm   (1739 words)

 UMaine Today March/April
Jordan taught mathematics, which was his area of study, and astronomy, which was his passion.
An endowed Maynard F. Jordan Fund, established with the University of Maine Foundation by Jordan’s daughter, Dorothy Whitehouse, and her husband Theodore Whitehouse of Wellesley, Mass., (members of the UMaine Classes of ’48 and ’50, respectively), helps to ensure the future of the Planetarium and Observatory as educational resources.
The endowment is described as an endorsement of the value of astronomy education — a field that continues to interest students of all ages as it has intrigued astronomers for millennia.
umainetoday.umaine.edu /Issues/v5i2/Foundation.html   (267 words)

 Jordan Coat of Arms, Family Crest
Ultimately, Jordan is derived from the name of the river Jordan, "Yarden" in Hebrew.
The name first became popular in Europe as a personal name during the Crusades when it was a common practice for Crusaders to bring back vials containing the waters of this river to use in the baptism of their children.
These Jordan Were Here by Octavia Perry, Yesterday in the Texas Hill Country by Gilbert John Jordan.
www.houseofnames.com /coatofarms_details.asp?sId=&s=Jordan   (1527 words)

 49:2001, 10-09 Minutes
Superintendent Jordan introduced a group of students from Hayward Community Day School where she attended a memoriam the students held due to the tragic event on September 11, 2001.
Superintendent Jordan stated that she was so moved by the students, that she invited them to come and perform before the Board tonight.
Superintendent Jordan stated that this is a continuing grant and the report is just an update to the Board.
acoe.k12.ca.us /apps/page.asp?Q=351   (3599 words)

 Old Hollywood Glamour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By 1930, the coming of sound had all but ended Dorothy Jordan's acting career, but she remained a beloved figure at MGM and a frequent subject for Hurrell.
He had no idea who Jordan was, nor do today's museum-goers.
Photograph of Dorothy Jordan, 1930, from the collection of the Pancho Barnes Trust Estate Archive, courtesy Palm Springs Desert Museum.
slate.msn.com /id/2113924/slideshow/2114042/fs/0/entry/2114031   (193 words)

 About the Levi Jordan Plantation Historical Society
Dorothy Cotton is the executrix of the estate which still owns the plantation, and she and her co-owners agreed to lease the plantation grounds, including the slave/tenant quarters and the main house, to the Society for 99 years.
I realized that I could interview as many people as I wanted to, but until African Americans were vested in the process, and empowered to make policy-level decisions, feedback from them would be extremely hard to obtain.
Participants in this project hope that the work of the Levi Jordan Plantation Historical Society can provide opportunities for positive, meaningful communication between the various community groups who have a stake in the past, present, and future of this plantation, and of this community.
www.webarchaeology.com /html/about.htm   (1321 words)

 Dorothea Jordan (née Bland) (1762-1816), Actress
The Irish Mrs Jordan made her theatrical debut in England and was quickly hailed as London's leading comic actress.
In 1790 she became mistress to the Duke of Clarence, afterwards King William IV.
Dorothy Jordan as Lucy in 'The Virgin Unmasked'
www.npg.org.uk /live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp02465   (261 words)

 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 94028056   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On the London stage ill the late eighteenth century, Dora Jordan was a star, probably the greatest comic actress the British theatre has ever known.
Yet the story told in Mrs Jordan's Profession is, ultimately, a personal one, a love story with a sad and brutal ending.
Its essence lies in the gaiety and charm of Dora singing and joking onstage in Drury Lane, in the accounts of life with the children at 'dear Bushy,' in the notes she wrote to William in the days of happiness and the helpless, mystified letters that followed her dismissal.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/random0410/94028056.html   (396 words)

 Featured Alumni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy Henry Jordan ’79 discovered a way to make a real difference.
Dorothy is married to Hamilton Jordan, former White House Chief-of-Staff in the Carter administration, himself a survivor of three different types of cancer.
The Jordans live in Atlanta with their three children, Hamilton, Jr., Alexander and Kathleen, whose own brave battle with juvenile diabetes is an inspiration for the family.
www.esu.edu /alumni/jordan.htm   (266 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Dorothy Day: Portraits by Those Who Knew Her   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dorothy Day, saint of the unwashed and unwanted, pacifist/anarchist,who actually lived the verses in MATTHEW 25 about the least among us,was an astonishing gift to Catholicism of the 20th century.
Her influence is as great as any prelate[read any bishops letter on poverty,nuclear war,justice and you can see her gentle,firm hand there],yet it is/was as the co -founder of the Catholic Worker movement that she is best known for.
Dorothy day is not for the faint of heart or spirit.She disturbs,by her constancy and beauty.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1570754675?v=glance   (929 words)

 FORREST D. JORDAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jordan was born in Danville, Va., and was the son of the late Irvin and Maxie Jordan.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Irene Anne Jordan of Virginia Beach; three sons, Forrest Jordan Jr.
and Keith Jordan, both of Virginia Beach, and Barry Jordan of Norfolk; three stepdaughters, Christine Shumate of Wytheville, Va., Debra Dowdy of Chesapeake and Mary Ellen Doughtie of Virginia Beach; a stepson, Anthony Zanni of Hawaii; 14 grandchildren; and his first wife, Dorothy H. Jordan.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1995/vp950227/02270010.htm   (257 words)

 History of Perquimans County
Elizabeth Jordan, wife of James d 30, 6mo 1695 was b 21, 7mo 1668.
Jordan (VI) Joseph (1) Thomas (1) b 8, 7mo 1672.
Jordan, Mary (widow of Joseph) died 6, 10mo 1767, and was buried in
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 Women Veterans Historical Collection
She told me then that they would not be taking women in because of the war effort, and they felt that most of the eligible women were going into service.
So she said, "If I were you, Dorothy, I would pursue something else or do something." And then I found out that the WACs [Women's Army Corps] had MPs [Military Police].
And I had this girl, I think she's passed on now because I haven't heard from her now, but I corresponded with her for years and years and years and she was a good friend of mine, (chuckling) but she was just a tramp, in my opinion.
library.uncg.edu /depts/archives/veterans/JordanDtrans.html   (12329 words)

 Printer Friendly Template   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A sign stands in front of 77-year old Dorothy Jordan's Gallatin home.
Dorothy Jordan is the type of woman you can trust no matter what.
Up to the day she died, Jordan was still heavily involved with her beloved Key Stewart United Methodist Church.
www.newschannel5.com /content/news/5514.asp?print=true   (153 words)

 Moviefone: Movie Celebrities - Dorothy Jordan: MAIN
Before she established herself as a feisty movie ingenue, dark-haired Dorothy Jordan trained in ballet and studied acting at New York's American...
She became an actress and assumed the name "Mrs Jordan", because it was slightly more respectable for a married woman to be on the stage (there was no "Mr...
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 DigiGuide : Dorothy Jordan
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