Solomon Gardner

Brief Life History of Solomon

When Solomon Gardner was born in 1790, in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, Caleb Gardner, was 51 and his mother, Eunice Bill, was 42. He married Ruth Whitman about 1818, in Chatham, Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States for about 20 years and Barrington Township, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 February 1877, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Barrington, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Solomon Gardner
Ruth Whitman
Marriage: about 1818
George Coleman Gardner

Sources (13)

  • Solomon Gardner, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Solomon Gardner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Soloman Gardner in entry for George C. Gardner, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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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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