Agnes Shanks Gardiner

Female

Brief Life History of Agnes Shanks

Agnes Shanks Gardiner had at least 2 sons with William Wilson.

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Family Time Line

William Wilson
Agnes Shanks Gardiner
David Wilson
1864–
William Wilson
1866–

Sources (2)

  • Agnes Shanks Gardiner in entry for William Wilson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Shanks Gardiner in entry for David Wilson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Children (2)

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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