Abraham Gardner

Male1748–13 February 1815

Brief Life History of Abraham

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

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Abraham Gardner
Mehitabel Brookins
Marriage: 9 April 1773
Sarah Gardner
Sally Gardner
Samuel Gardner
Joanna Gardner
Olive Gardner
Alice Gardner
David Gardner
Polly Gardner
David W. Gardner
Polly Gardner
Elizabeth Gardner
Sarah Gardner
Phebe Gardner
Diadama Gardner

Sources (30)

  • Abraham Gardner in entry for Olive Gardner, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Abraham Gardner in entry for Phebe Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Abraham Gardner in entry for Mehitabel Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1773Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

    Age 28

    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 35

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    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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