Soloman Gardner

1788–after 1846 (Age 58)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Soloman

When Soloman Gardner was born in 1788, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, his father, Caleb Daniel Gardner, was 20 and his mother, Eunice Northrup, was 22. He married Ruth Wightman about 1818, in Chatham, Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Barrington Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died after 1846, at the age of 59.

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Soloman Gardner
Ruth Wightman
Marriage: about 1818
George Coleman Gardner

Spouse and Children

about 1818
Chatham, Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 9

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 16

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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 (2)

  • Solomon Gardner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Soloman Gardner in entry for George C. Gardner, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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