Catherine Gardner

July 1842–16 January 1911 (Age 68)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

Catherine Gardner was born in July 1842, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Joseph Mitchell Wells on 9 June 1859, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 January 1911, in Washington D.C., United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Mitchell Wells
1836–1903
Catherine Gardner
1842–1911
Marriage: 9 June 1859
Wells
1860–1860
Catherine V Wells
1869–1872
Matilda Wells
1873–
Joseph M Wells Jr
1861–
George B Wells
1863–1957
Eva Wells
1876–
Edna Wells
1883–1957
William Waddington Wells
1886–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1859Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 21
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Garden
    Gartner
    Gardiner
    Giardino
    Gardener
    Cartner

    Sources (18)

    • Catharine in entry for William W Wells, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Catharine Wills in household of Joseph M Wills, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Gardiner in entry for Edna W Wynkoop, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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