Alexander Gardner

1 October 1823–21 June 1883 (Age 59)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Gardner was born on 1 October 1823, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, his father, James Gardner, was 49 and his mother, Mary Noble, was 20. He married Margaret Ann Hill about 1859, in Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 June 1883, in Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Gardner
Jane Oram
Marriage: 20 February 1864
James A Gardner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 7
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English gardener ‘gardener’, Old French gardinier, jardinier.Americanized form (translation into English) of German Gärtner or Gartner and French Desjardins .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Alex Gardner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alexander Gardiner, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Alexander Gardner, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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