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John Carden (abt. 1655 - 1739)

John Carden
Born about in Rappahannock, Essex County, VAmap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married about 20 Jan 1694 in Essex, Virginiamap
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Died at about age 84 in Essex County, VAmap
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John Carden 1655

John Carden was born about 1655. [1]He was the son of Robert Carden and Elizabeth Moss.
He married Mary Anne (Parker) Carden on January 20, 1693, in Richmond and Essex, Virginia.[2] They had ten children.
He passed away on May 16, 1739, in Rappahannock, Virginia,

Listed with parents on Marriage document. John Cardin gets license to Marry Ann Parker, daughter of Thomas Parker, January 20, 1694.[3]

  • Virginia Land Record/ Marriage Bond. Page 64[4]
Know all men by these presents that I John Cardin am held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord and Lady King William and Queen Mary in the sume of twenty thousand pounds of sound Merchantable Tob: & Caske to the true payment whereof to their Majts. Their heirs & Successors I bind myselfe my heirs Exrs and Admrs firmly by these presents witness my hand & seal this twentieth day of Janry Anoq Dom 1693
The condition of this obligation is such that Whereas the above bound Jno. Cardin hath obtained a Lysense for his Marriage with Anne Parker, now if there shall be noe lawfull Cause to Obstruct the sd Marriage then the above Obligacon to be void othlerwise to stand and remaine of full power force and virtue
Signed sealed & dilivered..... John Cardin. Seale
in ye presence of us
Tho Hucklescott
Calbe Taylor
F. Meriwether
.Vere Recordat
Test Fra Meriweather Cl. Cur.
Orders, 1692, P. 235, Essex County, VA.


  1. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900; Source number: 2799.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: MZS; Ancestry's U.S. and International Marriage Records Ancestry Record 7836 #202953
  2. Essex County, Virginia, Marriage Index, 1655-1900; Detail Book: O 46; Page: 235; Ancestry's Essex County, Virginia, Marriage Index Ancestry Record 4033 #1245
  3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850; Ancestry's Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 3143 #4411
  4. Virginia Land Records; Ancestry's Virginia Land Records Ancestry Record 48438 #345578

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Carden-8 and Carden-212 appear to represent the same person because: My 6th Great Grandfather!
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