Levi Addison Gardner

Male23 April 1860–9 May 1916

Brief Life History 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
Adele Augusta Ayer
Marriage: 21 October 1884
Tannisse Ayer Gardner
Dorothy Ayer Gardner

Sources (14)

  • Levi Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Levi A. Gardner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Levi Addison Gardner, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1884Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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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.


    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

    English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English gardener ‘gardener’, Old French gardinier, jardinier.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Gärtner or Gartner and French Desjardins .

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

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