Stephen Gardner

1818–14 June 1902 (Age 84)
Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Gardner was born in 1818, in Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Sylvester Gardner, was 43 and his mother, Rebecca Kimball, was 44. He had at least 2 sons with Emma P Gardner. He lived in Sennett, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 June 1902, in Long Bridge, Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Skaneateles, Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Stephen Gardner
Emma P Gardner
Stephen Adelbert Gardner
Alison De Forest Gardner

Spouse and Children


    Emma P Gardner




    Stephen Adelbert Gardner


    Alison De Forest Gardner


Parents and Siblings



    Northrup H Gardner


    Elizabeth Ann Gardner


    Silvester Gardner



    William P Gardner


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 9

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Gardner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Stephen Gardner, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Stephen Gardner, "New York State Census, 1865"

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