When Julia Amelia Gardner was born in 1863, in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Gardner, was 36 and her mother, Harriet Cottle, was 34. She married John Kirkham in 1883, in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 July 1919, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.
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 .