Susanna Gardner

Brief Life History 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, Marshall, 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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Family Time Line

Elias Torrey
1783–1860
Susanna Gardner
1788–1858
Marriage: 31 January 1805
Henry Jackson Torrey
1805–1849
Susannah Torrey
1807–1876
Eleanor Torrey
1809–1854
Sarah Maria Torrey
1811–1875
William Gardner Torrey
1818–1878
Mary Ann Torrey
1818–1864
Abigail Jane Torrey
1822–1864
Amanda Celinda Torrey
1831–1857

Sources (5)

  • Susannah Torry in household of Elias Torry, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Susanna Gardner, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Susannah Gardner Torrey, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

1801

Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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