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Jordan, John Phillip (1834–1888)

John Phillip Jordan arrived in Sydney in 1856 as an assisted immigrant aboard the Caesar Godeffroy. He received a certificate of naturalisation in 1858.

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  • death notice, Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW), 28 January 1888, p 4

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Jordan, Johann Phillip

18 August, 1834
Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany


23 January, 1888 (aged 53)
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

blood poisoning

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