|Col. Colquitt & Julia Jordan|
Photo © 2011/2 S. Lincecum
Julia Flournoy Jordan
Only Child of Joel Early & Fannie Hurt
Born June 13, 1842
Died Dec 30, 1891
Beyond These Shadows There's Peace
The back of her monument contains a beautiful verse from a poem called "There Is No Death!" by J. L. McCreery:
The Birdlike Voice Whose Joyous TonesJulia's second husband was Leonidas A. Jordan, "one of Macon's most popular and highly esteemed citizens...a cultivated gentleman of great wealth,...known throughout the state as one of the largest planters and real estate owners in Georgia."1
Made Glad These Scenes Of Sin And Strife,
Sings Now An Everlasting Song
Around The Tree Of Life.
Julia's death was sudden, the cause attributed to the grippe and pneumonia. Her obituary is here.
1. "The Marriage of Miss Ilah Dunlap to Colonel Lee Jordan at Macon," The Consitution (Atlanta, Georgia), 26 April 1894; digital image, GenealogyBank (http://www.genealogybank.com : accessed January 2012), Historical Newspapers.