James Gardiner

Brief Life History of James

When James Gardiner was born on 22 July 1871, in Grenville, Victoria, Australia, his father, George Gardiner, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Rutherford, was 29. He married Emily Marion Gibbs on 12 December 1896, in Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 27 October 1947, in Kellerberrin, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Gardiner
Emily Marion Gibbs
Marriage: 12 December 1896
Leslie James Gardiner
Alan Gardiner
Dorothy Margaret Gardiner
George Eric Gardiner

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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Gardiner - Church record: death: 27 October 1947; Kellerberrin, Western Australia, Australia

World Events (7)


Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.


Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.


1898: Settlers 1901: Town Gazetted

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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