Susanna Gardner

21 March 1788–31 October 1858 (Age 70)
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Gardner was born on 21 March 1788, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Gardner, was 22 and her mother, Molly Tirrell, was 26. She married Elias Torrey on 31 January 1805, in Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 31 October 1858, in Deansville, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Deansboro Cemetery, Deansboro, Marshall, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Elias Torrey
Susanna Gardner
Marriage: 31 January 1805
Henry Jackson Torrey
Susannah Torrey
Eleanor Torrey
Sarah Maria Torrey
William Gardner Torrey
Mary Ann Torrey
Abigail Jane Torrey
Amanda Celinda Torrey

Spouse and Children

31 January 1805
Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 9

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 (3)

  • Susannah Torry in household of Elias Torry, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Susanna Gardner, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Susanna Gardner, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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