Harriet B Gardner

28 July 1892–5 April 1976 (Age 83)
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary 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, Sara Jane Parker, was 24. 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

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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

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

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

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Sources (8)

  • 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"
  • Harriet B Gordner in household of Leonard B Gordner, "United States Census, 1910"

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