Addie Tallifero Carden

27 August 1867–5 April 1917 (Age 49)
Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life of Addie Tallifero

When Addie Tallifero Carden was born on 27 August 1867, in Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States, her father, Llewellyn Judson Carden, was 26 and her mother, Mariah Wilson Pitts, was 22. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Columbiana, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Wilsonville, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 5 April 1917, in Fourmile, Shelby, Alabama, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wilsonville, Shelby, Alabama, United States.

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Llewellyn Judson Carden
Mariah Wilson Pitts
Selina Alice Carden
Jacob Carden
Addie Tallifero Carden
John Bruton Carden
James Silas Carden
Lois Carden Ray
Joseph Edward Carden
Cora Viola Carden
Horace Carden

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Alabama Under Military Rule

Age 1

Alabama was under military rule after the end of the Civil War in May 1865 until it was readmitted to the Union in 1868.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 14

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Addie T Carden in household of James W Gardner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adda Carden in household of Lewellen Carden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Addie T Carden in household of Luellen J Carden, "United States Census, 1900"

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