Charles Calvin Ard

21 April 1812–24 February 1864 (Age 51)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Calvin

When Charles Calvin Ard was born on 21 April 1812, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Rueben L Ard, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth LeFevers, was 35. He married Susan Maholy Barrow on 15 October 1840, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 February 1864, in Elsmore, Allen, Kansas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Elsmore, Allen, Kansas, United States.

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Charles Calvin Ard
Susan Maholy Barrow
Marriage: 15 October 1840
Elizabeth Ann Ard
James Madison Ard
Newton Lafayette Ard
David Ard
Charles C. Ard Jr.
John C Ard
Talitha Jane Ard
Mary Ellen Ard
Jacob C. Ard
Reuben ( Bob) Ard
George Napoleon Ard

Spouse and Children

15 October 1840
Wayne, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 6

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

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

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Aird, including one near Hurlford in Ayrshire, another near Stranraer in Galloway, and the Aird, the higher part of the Vale of Beauly, near Inverness. These place names are derived from Gaelic àird(e) ‘height’, ‘promontory’, from àrd ‘high’.

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

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Ard Cemetery - NOTES

Cemetery notes and/or description: NOTE: MUST HAVE PERMISSION TO ACCESS THIS CEMETERY *************************** This cemetery is located 1½ miles North and 1½ miles West of Elsmore Township on priva …

Sources (3)

  • Chas Ard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles C Ard in entry for George N Ard, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Charles C Ard in entry for George N Ard, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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