William Henry Gardner

15 May 1844–28 January 1934 (Age 89)
New Haven, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Gardner was born on 15 May 1844, in New Haven, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Lewis M Gardner, was 22 and his mother, Louisa S Hines, was 21. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Bracy. He lived in Carmel Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 28 January 1934, in Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Gardner
Mary Bracy
Lewis Edwin Gardner
Hattie May Gardner
Minnie Gardner
Pearl Gardner
Henry Earl Gardner

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Lewis M Gardner


    Louisa S Hines




World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 3

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 24

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Gardner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Gardner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"

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