John C. Carden

Male1816–13 August 1852

Brief Life History of John C.

When John C. Carden was born in 1816, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert DePriest Carden, was 33 and his mother, Virginia Howry, was 30. He married Nancy F Pugh on 21 October 1839, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Montgomery, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 13 August 1852, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 36.

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John C. Carden
Nancy F Pugh
Marriage: 21 October 1839
Elizabeth Carden
John R Carden
James Russell Carden
Hugh Broden Carden

Sources (10)

  • John Carden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Carden, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • John Robert Carden in entry for Hugh Brodus Cardere, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1839Montgomery, Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    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. 

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 8

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 14

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning


    from Middle English cardoun ‘thistle’ (a diminutive from Latin carduus), perhaps for someone involved in the carding of wool, originally carried out with thistle and teasel heads, or for a prickly and unapproachable person, or for someone who lived by land overgrown with thistles.

    habitational name from Carden in Cheshire, which is early recorded as Kawrdin or Cawardyn; it is probably named with Old English carr ‘rock’ + worthign ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Details of Record Citation "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940", database, FamilySearch ( : 29 January 2020), John …

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