Adam Gardner

February 1863–1939 (Age 75)
Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Adam

When Adam Gardner was born in February 1863, in Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert H Gardner, was 32 and his mother, Jane Parker, was 28. He married Mary Elizabeth Bonar on 6 February 1889, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died in 1939, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Adam Gardner
1863–1939
Mary Elizabeth Bonar
1868–
Marriage: 6 February 1889
Mary Gardner
1890–1901
Catharine Jane Gardner
1890–
Miss Gardener
1891–1901
Annie Victoria Mable Gardner
1894–1896
Fred Rupel Gardner
1895–1897
Robert Howard Gardener
1898–

Spouse and Children

    Male1863–1939Male

    Mary Elizabeth Bonar

    Female1868–Female

MARRIAGE
6 February 1889
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Mary Gardner

    Female1890–1901Female

    Catharine Jane Gardner

    Female1890–Female

    Miss Gardener

    Female1891–1901Female

    Annie Victoria Mable Gardner

    Female1894–1896Female

    Fred Rupel Gardner

    Male1895–1897Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 4

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 6

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 20

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Adam Gardiner, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Adam Gardner in household of Robert Gardner, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Adam Gardner in entry for Robert Howard Gardner and Edna Martha Bingham, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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