Hilda Jordan

ID# 2907, (1902-1964)
Mary Hildegard Jordan
      Hilda Jordan's full name was Mary Hildegard Jordan. She was born on 14 July 1902 in South Crosby Twp, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.1 She was the daughter of James Edward Jordan and Catherine Burns.1 She married first James Wilfred Regan, son of John Joseph Regan and Mary Ann Byrne, in 1933.1,2 She married second Ambrose Garvin.1 She died on 22 January 1964 in Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, at age 61.1 She was buried in St Columbanus Cemetery, Elgin, Leeds & Grenville County, OntarioG.1

"Hilda went to Clear Lake School and then went to high school in Westport. She went to Ottawa Normal School and taught in many one room schools around Elgin. She helped her sisters financially so they could continue their schooling. She married Wilfrid Regan and lived on the Regan farm. After Wilfrid died she ran a bed and breakfast for fishermen at the Regan farm in Chaffey's Locks. During the winter months, her mother and Aunt Minnie lived with her in Elgin. She married Ambrose Garvin and taught at St John's and St Joseph schools in Gananoque. Hilda died from a malignant brain tumour."1

Last Edited=20 May 2019


  1. [S624] Mary Carroll, "Family Group Sheets", Oct 2009 (Brockville, ON). Copy privately held by Faye West.
  2. [S634] Davis/Jackson Family Tree, online www.ancestry.ca, Leanne Davis Mitcheson (Toronto, ON), accessed Oct 2009.