Sallie Tom Gardner

Brief Life History of Sallie Tom

When Sallie Tom Gardner was born on 27 October 1862, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Henry Gardner, was 41 and her mother, Sally Fleming, was 40. She married Neverson Cooper Hedgepeth on 29 November 1883, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Griffins Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States for about 50 years. She died on 1 April 1938, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nash, North Carolina, United States.

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Neverson Cooper Hedgepeth
Sallie Tom Gardner
Marriage: 29 November 1883
John Thomas Hedgepeth
Lucy Florence Hedgepeth
Almon Blunt Hedgepeth
Irene Hedgepeth
Robert Neverson Hedgepeth
Quinnie Frances Hedgepeth
Sallie Edna Hedgepeth
Jessie Adams Hedgepeth
Mattie Pearl Hedgepeth
Clyde William Hedgepeth
Quincy " Quinnie" Hedgepeth

Sources (37)

  • Sallie T. Gardener in household of Robert A. Gardener, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sallie T Gardner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Sallie Hedgepeth, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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1865 · Battle of Bentonville

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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