Ira Gardner

Brief Life History of Ira

When Ira Gardner was born in January 1873, in Grant Township, Clay, Kansas, United States, his father, LaFayette Curtis Gardner, was 30 and his mother, Emma Glendora Hayes, was 15. He lived in Sherman Township, Washington, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Clay, Kansas, United States in 1895. He died in 1910, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Wakefield, Clay, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

LaFayette Curtis Gardner
Emma Glendora Hayes
Ira Gardner
Luna A Gardner
Curtis Champlin Gardner
Adda Gardner
Florence Edith Gardner
Glen Gurden Gardner
Ralph Leon Gardner

Sources (5)

  • Ira S Gardner in household of L F C Gardner, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ira Gardner - Government record: Census record: birth: January 1873; Grant Township, Clay, Kansas, United States
  • Ira Gardner in household of Llafayette Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1876 · Colorado becomes a State

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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