Michael Martin Gardiner

Male22 June 1935–19 February 1956

Brief Life History of Michael Martin

When Michael Martin Gardiner was born on 22 June 1935, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, John William Gardiner, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Fredda Ward, was 27. He married Sheila Belle Dodge on 17 July 1954, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 2, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 February 1956, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Michael Martin Gardiner
Sheila Belle Dodge
Marriage: 17 July 1954

Sources (8)

  • Michael M Mardiner, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Michael Martin Gardiner - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Michael Martin Gardiner
  • Michael Martin Gardiner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1954Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 2

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    1941 · The Ogden Defense Depot

    Age 6

    The Defense Depot Ogden Utah was one of several facilities located around the nation that produced and maintain equipment needed for the Armed Forces. During World War II, it was also used to house prisoners of war from both Germany and Italy. It has since been moved to Hill Air Force Base, south of Ogden, and the land has been mostly been made into Ogden's Business Depot.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 7

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    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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