Ann Wardner

29 January 1819–21 February 1854 (Age 35)
Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Wardner was born on 29 January 1819, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Luther Wardner, was 33 and her mother, Chloe Leavens, was 29. She married Hosea Augustus Benjamin in 1845, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 21 February 1854, at the age of 35.

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Hosea Augustus Benjamin
Ann Wardner
Marriage: 1845
Sarah Luella Benjamin
Calvin Wardner Benjamin

Spouse and Children

Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Sarah Luella Benjamin


    Calvin Wardner Benjamin


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World Events (5)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then "The West". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a servant in charge of a larder or storeroom for provisions, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English lardiner, an altered form of Anglo-Norman French larder (Late Latin lardarium, a derivative of lar(i)dum ‘bacon fat’). According to Reaney, the name Lard(i)ner was also given to a servant who oversaw the pannage of hogs in the forest.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Benjamin in household of Hosea Benjamin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann W Benjamin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ann Wardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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