Constance Annie ( Connie) Carden

20 October 1911–2 April 1995 (Age 83)
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Constance Annie ( Connie)

When Constance Annie ( Connie) Carden was born on 20 October 1911, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, her father, Richard Nicholas Carden, was 44 and her mother, Margaret Ann Curran, was 33. She died on 2 April 1995, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Richard Nicholas Carden
1867–1946
Margaret Ann Curran
1878–1934
Honora Mary Trevous ( Bonnie) Carden
1907–1936
John Luxford ( Jack) Carden
1909–1989
Constance Annie ( Connie) Carden
1911–1995
Richard Nicholas ( Dick) Carden
1916–1973
Brian Anthony ( Willy) Carden
1922–1988

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1918

Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
1939

Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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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