John R. Girdner

28 November 1848–6 June 1930 (Age 81)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of John R.

When John R. Girdner was born on 28 November 1848, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, James Girdner, was 37 and his mother, Jane Pritchard, was 37. He married Maria Isabella Granlee in 1874, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Morgan Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 6 June 1930, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John R. Girdner
Maria Isabella Granlee
Marriage: 1874
George Edwin Girdner
Maggie Girdner
Jennie Ann Girdner
Charles E. Girdner
Bessie Moletis Girdner
Louella Cleo Girdner

Spouse and Children


    Maria Isabella Granlee


Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Girdner





+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of any of the names discussed at Gurtner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Gardner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John R Girdner in household of James Girdner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John R Girdner in household of James Girdner, "United States Census, 1860"

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