Levi Addison Gardner

23 April 1860–9 May 1916 (Age 56)
Solon Mills, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Levi Addison

When Levi Addison Gardner was born on 23 April 1860, in Solon Mills, McHenry, Illinois, United States, his father, Alexander Gardner, was 48 and his mother, Sarah Miller, was 41. He married Adele Augusta Ayer on 21 October 1884, in Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 9 May 1916, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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Levi Addison Gardner
1860–1916
Adele Augusta Ayer
1867–1938
Marriage: 21 October 1884
Tannisse Ayer Gardner
1887–1942
Dorothy Ayer Gardner
1892–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1884
Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States
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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 15

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Levi Gardner in household of Alex Gardner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levi A Gardner in entry for Adele Ayer Gardner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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