Abraham Gardner

1748–13 February 1815 (Age 67)
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Gardner was born in 1748, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, George Gardiner, 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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Family Time Line

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
David Gardner
1787–1867
Polly Gardner
1787–
Elizabeth Gardner
1789–1868
Sarah Gardner
1793–1819
Phebe Gardner
1795–1824
Diadama Gardner
1798–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1773
Rhode Island, United States
children

(14)

    Female1773–1792Female

    Sally Gardner

    Female1773–1819Female

    Samuel Gardner

    Male1775–1860Male

    Female1778–1860Female

    Olive Gardner

    Female1780–1854Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 28

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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