Louis Samuel Cardon

Brief Life History of Louis Samuel

When Louis Samuel Cardon was born on 23 June 1869, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Jean Paul Cardon, was 29 and his mother, Susannah Goudin, was 35. He married Rebecca Ann Ballard on 17 June 1896, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 14 December 1930, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Louis Samuel Cardon
Rebecca Ann Ballard
Marriage: 17 June 1896
Louis Ballard Cardon
Margaret Cardon
Rebecca Cardon
Helen Cardon
Lucile Cardon
Ruth Cardon Leonard
Edna Cardon
Paul Ballard Cardon

Sources (56)

  • Louis S. Carding, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louis S Cardon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Louis Samuel Cardon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed

Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Jacques, Marie-Claude.

French: habitational name from (Le) Cardon, the name of several places in the southern part of France.

French: from Old Norman French cardon thistle (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived on land overgrown with thistles, an occupational name for someone who carded wool (originally a process carried out with thistles and teasels), or perhaps a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person.

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

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