Harriet B Gardner

Female28 July 1892–5 April 1976

Brief Life History of Harriet B

When Harriet B Gardner was born on 28 July 1892, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, her father, Leonard Burton Gardner, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Jane Parker, was 23. She married Oliver Brown Wilson on 9 June 1924, in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Casper, Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Election District 3, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1976, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States.

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Oliver Brown Wilson
Harriet B Gardner
Marriage: 9 June 1924
Sarah Jane Wilson
Barbara Louise Wilson
Olive Marie Wilson
Harriet Frances Wilson

Sources (9)

  • Harriet B Gardner, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Harriett B Wilson in household of Oliver B Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harriet B Gardner in household of Leonard B Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1924Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 11

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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