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Monday, April 12, 2010

Surname: Cardee

The Cardee surname is part of Rosmer P. Kerr's heritage. His fifth great-grandmother was:
  • Mary Cardee, born about 1684. She married Captain Samuel Parker about 1704. Mary and Samuel were my seventh great-grandparents.
Reader, I know nothing more about Mary. If you have any information about her ancestry, I'd appreciate hearing from you.


Wendy said...

"There's Something About Mary". You just don't know what it is yet! LOL Hope you find more info on her. :)

Heather Rojo said...

Have you tried the spelling CORDAY to trace Mary's lineage? Corday/Cardy/Carday/Cady is also a name in this part of Massachusetts. Remember, we drop our "Rs" in this part of the world!

T.K. said...

Ah, Wendy, one of the few movies I've watched more than once! It always cracks me up!

Heather, I am shaking my head at how dense I am! It has never occurred to me that Cardee might be spelled another way. Why??? I don't know! Especially since I am never surprised to find surnames spelled in unimaginable variations. But for some reason, I just never went there with Cardee. Go figger! Thanks for the nudge!

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Our Family in Books: A Bibliography

  • My Ancestors in Books (a library of resources and notes pertaining to Reverend Samuel Stone, Major General Robert Sedgwick, Elder John Crandall, and other early Americans in the forest where my family tree was grown)
  • The Zahnisers: A History of the Family in America by Kate M. Zahniser and Charles Reed Zahniser (Mercer, Pa. 1906)
  • History of St. James Lutheran Church [full title: A little of this and a little of that in the 141 year (1861-2002) History of St. James Lutheran Church, Reynolds Indiana] by Harold B. Dodge, published at Reynolds, Indiana, 2002; 170 pages.
  • Lisbon, North Dakota 1880-2005 Quasuicentennial, published at Lisbon, North Dakota in 2005; 391 pages.
  • The Paschen and Redd Families of Cass County, Indiana by Alfred Paschen, c. 2005 (Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD); 322 pages.
  • Sheldon Community History: Sheldon Centennial 1881-1981, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 1981; 376 pages.
  • Sheldon, North Dakota 1881-2006 - 125th Anniversary: The Queen of the Prairie, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 2006; 498 pages.
  • A Standard History of White County, Indiana, written under the supervision of W.H. Hamelle, c. 1915 (The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago and New York).
  • The Roots of Coventry, Connecticut by Betty Brook Messier and Janet Sutherland Aronson, c. 1987 (Coventry 275th Anniversary Committee, Coventry, CT); 206 pages.
  • "Elder John Crandall of Rhode Island and His Descendants" by John Cortland Crandall; New Woodstock, New York, 1949; 797 pages.
  • "The Descendants of Robert Burdick of Rhode Island." Nellie (Willard) Johnson, Pd.B.: H & L Creations, LLC.

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