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.
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’.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9XF-FFQQ?i=505 Citation "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR8J-7FS : 29 January 2020), John …
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