Nell Gardiner

Female19 October 1915–16 June 1999

Brief Life History of Nell

When Nell Gardiner was born on 19 October 1915, in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States, her father, Myles Harris Gardiner, was 43 and her mother, Mary Italine Argo, was 23. She lived in District 921, Muscogee, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 June 1999, in Pablo Beach, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States.

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Wilbur Hatcher Glenn
Nell Gardiner

Sources (8)

  • Nell Gardner Glenn in household of Wilbur Glenn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nell Gardiner Glenn, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Nell Gardiner Glenn in entry for Wilbur Hatcher Glenn, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 7

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Gardner .

History: Lion Gardiner came from England in 1635 to Saybrook, CT, the settlement of Earl of Warwick patentees at the mouth of the Connecticut River, and built a fort there. Born in 1636, his son, David, was the first white child born in the settlement. Lion later bought the Isle of Wight, now Gardiners Island, from the Indians, and moved his family there until 1653, when he bought land in what is now Easthampton, Long Island, NY.

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

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