Catherine Gardner

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

The Life 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 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 January 1911, in Washington, District of Columbia, 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 1859
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Wells

    Unknown1860–1860

    Joseph M Wells Jr

    Male1861–Male

    George B Wells

    Male1863–1957Male

    Catherine V Wells

    Female1869–1872Female

    Female1873–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Cornerstone of the Washington Monument

Age 6

President James K. Polk laid the cornerstone for the Washington Monument on July 4, 1848. Afterwards, each of the existing states are welcomed to do the same.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Catharine Wills in household of Joseph M Wills, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine Wells, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C Wells in household of Joseph M Wells, "United States Census, 1880"

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