Job Card

1723–1802 (Age 79)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Job

When Job Card was born in 1723, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Jonathan Card, was 39 and his mother, Mary Northrup, was 34. He married Martha Eldred on 1 November 1756, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1802, at the age of 79, and was buried in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Card
1723–1802
Martha Eldred
1720–1778
Marriage: 1 November 1756
Matthew Card
1757–
Bowen C Card
1758–1793
Martha Card
1765–
Robert Card
Bowen Card
1759–1793
Stephen Eldred Card
1761–1836
Job Card
1769–1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1756
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(7)

    Matthew Card

    Male1757–Male

    Bowen C Card

    Male1758–1793Male

    Bowen Card

    Male1759–1793Male

    Male1761–1836Male

    Martha Card

    Female1765–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 53

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 63

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose.2 Reduced form of Irish McCard .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jo... Card in entry for Job Card and Barbary Smith, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Job Card, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • J. Card in entry for John Card, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"

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