Kimberly Marie Jordan

Kim Jordan

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Kim M. Jordan
Born 1970s.
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Account confirmed 2 Nov 2013 | Kim's 1837 contributions | 51 thank-yous received
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Wiki Genealogist October 2017 Club 100 German Roots Project Member Irish Roots Project Member Italian Roots Project Member Sweden Project Member DNA Project Member September 2017 Club 100 Generous Genealogist - Red Star Source-a-Thon 2017 Participant Big Heart Attending RootsTech 2017 Source-a-Thon 2016 Participant Attending RootsTech 2016 October 2016 Club 100 Community Star September 2016 Club 100 August 2015 Club 100 May 2015 Club 100 October 2014 Club 100
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Categories: Twins | Cornell University | George Mason University | DNA Project | MtDNA Haplogroup T2f.

My Roots
Kim Jordan is 1/2 German through her mother, Janet Jurgens.
Kim Jordan is 1/4 Irish through her grandmother, Margaret Carroll.
Kim Jordan is 1/8 Italian through her great-grandfather, Frank Jordan (Francesco Giordano).
Kim Jordan is 1/8 Swedish through her great-grandmother, Ellen Johansson.



I caught the genealogy bug in 1990 at a Jordan family reunion. The reunion brought together cousins who had not seen each other in years (my father and his generation), as well as the later generations who had never met (my generation and younger), and a few of the remaining older generation. We took pictures spanning four generations that weekend!

WikiTree Activities


2017 Source-a-Thon

I'm back on Team Tennessee with race #422 for the 2017 Source-a-Thon!


2016 Source-a-Thon

I've been assigned to Team Tennessee with race #413 for the 2016 Source-a-Thon to kick off Family History Month!


Current Research


I have had the most luck researching my Swedish lines, as Swedish church records are excellently awesome! So far my only known famous relative is my 5th cousin 2x removed, astronaut Buzz Aldrin. I am continuing to work with my Swedish relatives on the Sweden Project.

Italy - Omignano

With access to the 1866-1929 Civil Registrations image collection on Family Search for my great-grandfather's hometown of Omignano in Salerno, I have been able to make some progress on my Italian ancestry. Since the town is rather small, and a lot of intermarrying occurred, I have been working on something of a One Place Study on the town of Omignano, manually indexing the records into a spreadsheet. So far I have completed the deaths from 1875 (start of the printed forms) through 1929. Now I need to update my Italian profiles for the Italian Roots Project.

Kim's WikiTree to-do list


I am also very excited about using DNA for genealogy, and have had myself and my parents tested. DNA has confirmed that I am the daughter of Joseph Jordan[1] and Janet Jurgens[2]. Now I am working through my match lists to find new relatives.


  1. Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 3581.5 cM autosomal and 196.1 cM X GEDmatch match between Kim Jordan GEDmatch M220754 and father Joseph Jordan GEDmatch A875805.
  2. Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 3581.5 cM autosomal and 196.1 cM X GEDmatch match between Kim Jordan GEDmatch M220754 and mother Janet Jurgens GEDmatch A502599.

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Kim is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Watching for other connections to cousin Buzz
Ancestral German surname
Ancestral Swedish surname
Ancestral Swedish surname
Ancestral German surname
Ancestral Irish surname
Because DNA is science, and science is AWESOME!
Member of the German Roots project - My mother's family all came to the US from Germany
Ancestral Italian surname
Irish Roots project - my paternal grandmother was of Irish descent
Italian roots project - my great grandfather came from Omignano, Salerno
My own surname
Ancestral German surname
Ancestral Irish surname
Ancestral Swedish surname
Ancestral Swedish/German surname
Member of the Sweden project to help document my Swedish great-grandmother's roots

DNA Tested
Kim Jordan's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Kim or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Kim Jordan: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup T2f, Mitosearch 79242, FTDNA kit #B5126
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Kim:

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On 8 Oct 2017 at 22:29 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

To claim atr Genealogical Studies is possible till Okt. 15 now!!! Check your email of Linda for the right code to use!! Congrats all!

On 8 Oct 2017 at 21:38 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Everyone even on Team Tennessee that register and got a number for the Source-a-thon last weekend is winner because the the National Institute for Genealogical Studies generously donated a free course to everyone who registered for WikiTree 2nd annual Source-a-Thon. So go figure. GO TEAM TENNESSEE.

This is the email I got: Hi there!

Thank you for participating in our 2017 Source-a-Thon! If you haven't seen the results yet, we were able to source over 53,000 profiles in 72 hours. Pretty awesome.

Also awesome, the National Institute for Genealogical Studies generously donated a free course to everyone who registered.

See the message from them below for details on how to claim your course:

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies is proud to participate in the WikiTree 2nd annual Source-a-Thon. As a thank you, we are giving one free genealogy course to all Source-a-Thon participants. Choose from one of the following courses (valued at $89 each): • Connecting Families-Online and Virtually • Google for the Wise Genealogist • Social Media for the Wise Genealogist

To redeem your free course, go to the web page for one of the above courses and at checkout enter code: wiki765 at the registration page. Hurry! This free course code is good until October 10, 2017. If you have questions or need assistance please contact us at 1-800-580-0165 ext 1 or by email at Thanks! The WikiTree Team

-- --- WikiTree: The Free Family Tree Note that this reply is coming from a group e-mail account for the WikiTree team. Please ask your questions in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist forum:

On 2 Oct 2017 at 02:18 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Thanks for all the help. I will be clocking out at 11:00 p.m. tonight and then clocking in about 8:00 p.m. tomorrow to finish at about 11:00 p.m. tomorrow night my self. I really do appreciate pitching and helping since this is my first time being a leader and had some real life intreprations during this that was kind of a surprise.

On 1 Oct 2017 at 21:37 GMT Deborah (Turner) Dunn wrote:

We already knew You really are a winner Kim! Congrats!

On 1 Oct 2017 at 19:50 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Thanks Kim for helping your fearless Team Tennessee Leader with that and every thing else. I is a great help to me.

On 1 Oct 2017 at 15:34 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Thanks Kim I didn't know that. Thanks for kind of pitching in for me some on Friday night and yesterday till I started I knew about my brother and sister in law for a week but the night before Friday my sister called and said that she was coming down. Then while I was walking with my sister in law my second cousin called and said he was stopping by on the way back to Florida so that was a surprise to me and my dad. How am I doing as a leader of the team with all the interpretations that I have had?

On 30 Sep 2017 at 21:49 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

I picked up Kathleens and corrected it.

On 30 Sep 2017 at 18:59 GMT Deborah (Turner) Dunn wrote:

Kim, I am finding a lot of unsourced family not marked, to the profile I start working on also. Just working on them too.

On 28 Sep 2017 at 02:46 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Kim whenever the give you a bib number send it and your email address so I can make you your own profile manager on the Team Tennessee source a thon page. Your fearless Team Tennessee leader Linda Barnett-3517

On 6 Oct 2016 at 08:42 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Hi Kim , Thanks for your message and aplogies for the delay in coming back to you !!

I've added the Irish Roots project badge to your profile. If you click on the badge it will take you to the full list of our wonderful members. Clicking on the link Irish Roots Project will take you the first page of the project. Scroll down to the link for Irish Roots Members Interest where I've added your good self. Here you can let members know your Counties, clan/family names etc you are researching.

Thanks again for joining and good luck with your research.


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