Capt. Abraham Gardner

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Capt. Abraham Gardner was born in 1748, in Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, George Gardner Sr, was 41 and his mother, Alice Elsey Brown, was 37. He married Mehitabel Brookins on 9 April 1773, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 11 daughters. He died on 13 February 1815, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gardner Cemetery, Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Capt. Abraham Gardner
1748–1815
Mehitabel Brookins
1755–1822
Marriage: 9 April 1773
Sarah Gardner
1773–1792
Sally Gardner
1773–1819
Samuel Gardner
1775–1860
Joanna Gardner
1778–1860
Olive Gardner
1780–1854
Alice Gardner
1780–
David Gardner
1782–1786
Polly Gardner
1784–1859
Captain David Gardner
1787–1867
Polly Gardner
1787–
Elizabeth Gardner
1789–1868
Sarah Gardner
1793–1819
Phebe Gardner
1795–1824
Diadama Gardner
1798–1862

Sources (30)

  • Abraham Gardner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abraham Gardner in entry for Phebe Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Abraham Gardner in entry for Mehitabel Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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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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