Joseph Card

28 March 1746–29 January 1839 (Age 92)
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Card was born on 28 March 1746, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Richard Card, was 28 and his mother, Mercy Allen, was 21. He married Wealthian Andrew on 12 April 1769, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 29 January 1839, in his hometown, at the age of 92, and was buried in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Card
1746–1839
Sarah Andrews
1762–1855
Marriage: 30 April 1789
Richard Card
1791–1839
Jonathan Card
1793–1846
Asia Card
1795–1884
Nancy Card
1797–

Spouse and Children

    Male1746–1839Male

    Sarah Andrews

    Female1762–1855Female

MARRIAGE
30 April 1789
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
children

(4)

    Richard Card

    Male1791–1839Male

    Male1793–1846Male

    Asia Card

    Female1795–1884Female

    Nancy Card

    Female1797–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Card

    Male1718–1775Male

    Female1724–1752Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 30

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

Age 30

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 54

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Card in entry for Jermiah Cornell, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Joseph Card in entry for James Tiffany, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Joseph Card in entry for Jonathan Card, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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