John R. Girdner

Brief Life History 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 for about 20 years. 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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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

Sources (17)

  • John Gardner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John R Girdner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John R Girdner in entry for Claude Calvin Rogers and Cleo Girdner Derr, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"

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Historical Boundaries: 1855: Mercer, Missouri, United States of America


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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 form of any of the names discussed at Gurtner .

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

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