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Looking for Martha Cardin's maiden name.

Barbara (Cardin) Buda (View posts)
Posted: 11 Mar 2000 11:56AM GMT
My great grandmother, Martha Cardin, gave birth to William Arthur Cardin on 3/7/1897 in Tellico Plains, TN. In 1909 Martha and her husband Tom took Art and moved west.I'm looking for Martha's maiden name. I have been told she was of Cherokee ancestry. This Cherokee blood line is what I'm interested in learning about.I have also been told that my Cardin ancestors had been called Kirkland but changed their name to Cardin because of relatives that rode with Jesse James.

Martha Cardin

Posted: 9 May 2000 11:29PM GMT
Edited: 2 Jul 2001 3:17AM GMT
My father was George Wilfred Cardin, born in Tellico Plains,Tn
May 13,1903. His father was James Onley Cardin. Uncles, Miller,Reese,George and Synonimus (Nonny)
My father had 9 brothers and sisters. J.Ullys , Delmas, Hollis, Woodrow, Lela, Mildred, Helen, Oliva, Herman
( not sure of all the spelling- doing it from memory )
My Grandfather and father came to Califonia in 1939. All of the brothers and sisters came to calif.
My Grandfathers brothers all died in the vicinity of Tellico Plains, Tn., except Nonny.
I think he moved to Southern Illinois, somewhere near Benton. His wifes name was Grace. The
other three brothers never married.
My Dad and I visited the town of Cardin, Oklahoma, in the N..E. corner of the state, near Miami, Ok
in the early 1970 's. The people there said the townsite was donated by a Thomas Cardin.
His widow died in Miami,Ok, probably in the early 1970's . We were going to see her but they said
she was in her 90's and probably wouldn't be able to converse with us. Her name may have been Martha.
I live in Alta Loma,Ca.. I have 3 brothers, Harold Raymond living in Montclair ,Ca, Harry Arnold, living
in Ontario,Ca. and James Vincent, living in Las Vegas, Nv.
My Mother was Thena Glenn McFadden, originally from West Virginia.
I was born in Benton Ill. I was name after George Ludwig, a rich man my parents worked for, with real estate holdings
in down town Beleville,ill and Dr. Laurence Moore, the Doctor who delivered me.
I hope some of this " rings a bell " for someone.

George Laurence Cardin
P.S. Cindy is one of my daughters.
( She did misspell my middle name) .

Re: Marth Cardin/ Monroe Co/Tn

wanda stemp (View posts)
Posted: 8 Jun 2000 12:07PM GMT
My gg-grandmother name was Martha Cardin and cherokee decendant but she was married to James Ambers Washington Cook. Was she married more then once. I have family in Tellico Plain, tn, Athens, Madisonville, Englewood, Knoxville. We are from that area as well as the NE of Tn and the SW of NC. I am also looking for info on the cherokee blood tracing. Pleas email me

Re:Martha Cardin

wanda stemp (View posts)
Posted: 8 Jun 2000 12:49PM GMT
I am looking for any information on my gg-grandmother Martha Cardin whom was married to James Ambers Washington Cook in Monroe Co Tn. I understand she was Cherokee Indian. Is she any relation to you? I have hit a brick wall on her. Please email me at

Martha Cardin

Posted: 12 Jun 2000 9:06PM GMT
Edited: 2 Jul 2001 3:17AM GMT
I wish I could be of some help but I don't have any precise information.
My mother told me that we have Cherokee in our Blood Line,she claimed that
there was a Cherokee Chief somewhere along the way, but she
never told me exactly who or when.
Sorry I don't have the information. My mother and father and anyone who
would know have all passed on.

George L. Cardin

Re:Martha Cardin

wanda stemp (View posts)
Posted: 13 Jun 2000 12:23PM GMT
George: Thanks for responding. My grandmother also mentioned a cherokee cheif and the Cherokee blood. Martha Cardin is my g-aunt. I have found from my cousin that her father may have been Leonard Carden b 8/9/1814 who was the son of Larkin Carden and Elizabeth Sentelle. Are any of these in your line? I cannot find out any more info. Thanks for your help. wanda

Larkin Carden

Posted: 14 Jun 2000 7:16PM GMT
Edited: 2 Jul 2001 3:17AM GMT
None are in my line as far as I know.
Did you see the entry for Larkin Carden,
Born about 1750 in Goochland City, Va.
and died Aug. 1789 in Fairfield, S. Carolina ?

Martha Cardin

Posted: 25 Jun 2000 12:06PM GMT
Edited: 2 Jul 2001 3:17AM GMT
You need to check out the posting of Jim Cook
regarding Larkin Cardin. He mentions a daughter,
Martha "Patsy" born 1810 in S.C.
George Cardin


Posted: 19 Jul 2000 7:59PM GMT
Edited: 17 Mar 2002 4:02AM GMT
Barbara, I have quite a bit of information on the Kirkland/Cardin. A claaim for Cherokee beneefits were made but was denied. Please contact me at

James Onley Cardin

Sandy Cardin (View posts)
Posted: 9 Aug 2000 12:01AM GMT
Aloha George,
My husband Jim Cardin is the oldest son of Herm Cardin, therefore your cousin. I have been trying for years to find some information on James Onley Cardin's father, George Washington Cardin. Does anyone have any information on him? I show birth 6/19/1840 but no place of birth. Death 5/11/1905-no place. Would love some help.
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