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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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

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)


George Washington elected first president of United States.


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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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