Alma Ailus Gardner

8 December 1894–13 November 1960 (Age 65)
Belle Point, Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of Alma Ailus

When Alma Ailus Gardner was born on 8 December 1894, in Belle Point, Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Warren Gardner, was 42 and his mother, Julia Smith Yarbrough, was 34. He married Emma Catherine Atkinson on 18 September 1910. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Commissioner's Precinct 3, Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1940 and Woodson, Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1954. He died on 13 November 1960, in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Woodson, Throckmorton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Ailus Gardner
Emma Catherine Atkinson
Marriage: 18 September 1910
Alma Nita Gardner
Albert James Or Jim Gardner
Douglas Audine Gardner

Spouse and Children

18 September 1910


Parents and Siblings



    Nancy E or Nannie Gardner


    Ida Mary E. Gardner


    Tom Gardner



    Jim Gardner


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Story Highlight

Twin Boys Cared for by Older Sisters Lou and Nettie

Billie (Hurford) Reedy recorded that her grandfather, Alma Alius Gardner, son of Julia Yarbrough and Robert Warren Gardner, said that when he and his twin brother, Albert, were born, their sisters, Lo …

Sources (3)

  • Almer Farmer in household of Robt B Farmer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alma Gardner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma A Gardner, "United States Census, 1930"

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