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
Mary Elizabeth Bonar
Marriage: 6 February 1889
Mary Gardner
Catharine Jane Gardner
Miss Gardener
Annie Victoria Mable Gardner
Fred Rupel Gardner
Robert Howard Gardener

Spouse and Children


    Mary Elizabeth Bonar


6 February 1889
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


    Mary Gardner


    Catharine Jane Gardner


    Miss Gardener


    Annie Victoria Mable Gardner


    Fred Rupel Gardner


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+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.

Age 6

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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