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From: "Gerald Gieger" <>
Subject: Re: [GA-Roots] Re: Question for the experts
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 00:45:43 +0000
If you have not alredy done it, you should post a Query to every one of the
Websites where he lived or visited, plus the surname sites...someone else
may be looking for you...
>From: "becky" <>
>Reply-To: "becky" <>
>Subject: [GA-Roots] Re: Question for the experts
>Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 13:28:21 -0500
>You wanted everyone to ask questions, so here's some.
>I need some advice, on where I should look for information on my major
>"brick wall" ancestor!
>His name is O.H.R. or also listed as Owen N.K. Carden. This is what I have
>on him, but I have been unable to find who his parents were, and I need
>He was born in 1820 in Ga., don't know the county. He bought land from an
>Andrew Jackson Carden in 1839 in Pike Co. Ga. He married Nancy McLeod in
>1843 in Pike Co. Ga., and they were listed in the 1850 census for Pike Co.
>They moved to Alabama, sometime after 1854, and I believe they were in
>Tallapoosa Co. Al. He served with Hillard's Legion during the Civil War,
>and he died in 1862 and they say it was around Atlanta, not from a battle,
>but probably from a disease!
>His wife, Nancy was in Randolph Co. Al., in 1870, and then in Chambers Co.
>Al., 1880. I don't know where she went after that, nor do I know where she
>Their children were:
>Owen Hendrix, my GGrandfather.
>I have his and Nancy's marriage license, I have the land deeds where he
>bought the land from Andrew Jackson, I have the info on his service in the
>Civil War, from the Alabama Archives, and I tried to find out if there was
>an application for a pension and they said, they didn't have a record.
>I have joined every mailing list, that I thought would help. I've posted
>messages on every message board I can think of, and I've still not been
>able to find who his parents were.
>There were several other Carden's in Pike Co. at the same time he was, and
>some feel, he may be connected to a John Carden or a David Carden, and
>somehow to this Andrew Jackson Carden, but I can't find any documentation!
>If you or anyone else, can give me any advice, or where else to look I
>would be most appreciative! I have been looking for over two years, to no
>Thank you for any help you or anyone else might be able to give me!
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