- This article is about the plantation owner. For other uses of the name, see Mortimer Jordan (disambiguation).
Jordan was the son of Reuben and Jeannette Harvie Jordan of Oglethorpe County, Georgia. He married Lucy Scott Gray and had seven children, William, Janette, Francis, Margaret, Flemming, Martha and Charles. In about 1837 he married Amy Welton and had three more children, Mariah, Sarah and Mortimer Jr.
- Thomas, Carl O. (2003) Capt. Mortimer H. Jordan, MD: Commanding Officer, Company K, Fourth Alabama Infantry, The Great War, WWI. Vol. 1. self-published.