John Reynolds Card

1797–25 October 1867 (Age 70)
New York, United States

The Life of John Reynolds

When John Reynolds Card was born in 1797, in New York, United States, his father, Stephen Eldred Card, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Reynolds, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jane Brown. He lived in Barrington, Yates, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1867, at the age of 70, and was buried in Penn Yan, Yates, New York, United States.

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John Reynolds Card
Jane Brown
Lafayette Card
Hannah Jane Card

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World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 0

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • John R Card, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • John R Card, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John R Card in entry for Jane Card, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"

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