John C. Carden

1816–1852 (Age 36)
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 Robert Carden
Hugh Broden Carden

Spouse and Children


    Nancy F Pugh


21 October 1839
Montgomery, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth Carden


    John R Carden


    James Robert Carden


    Hugh Broden Carden


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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

English:1. from Anglo-Norman French cardon ‘thistle’ (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land overgrown with thistles, as an occupational name for someone involved in the carding of wool, originally carried out with thistle and teasel heads, or as a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person. 2. habitational name from Carden in Cheshire, which is recorded in the mid 13th century in the form Kawrdin and in the early 14th century as Cawardyn; it is probably named with Old English carr ‘rock’ + worðign ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Carden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Robert Carden in entry for Hugh Brodus Cardere, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • John C Carden in entry for James Russel Carden, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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