James Gardner

1873–
New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of James

When James Gardner was born in 1873, in New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Harris Gardner, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Sharp, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harris Gardner
1836–1920
Margaret Elizabeth Sharp
1847–1910
Martha Jane Gardner
1869–1947
John David Gardner
1871–1945
James Gardner
1873–
William Franklin Gardner
1879–1959

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

  • Martha Jane Gardner

    Female1869–1947Female

  • Male1871–1945Male

  • Male1873–Male

  • William Franklin Gardner

    Male1879–1959Male

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 33

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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