Margaret Gardner

11 September 1844–14 October 1930 (Age 86)
Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Gardner was born on 11 September 1844, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Gardner Jr., was 24 and her mother, Jane McKeown, was 21. She married Reuben Parley Miller on 10 October 1868, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 14 October 1930, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Parley Miller
Margaret Gardner
Marriage: 10 October 1868
Reuben Edgar Miller
Robert Gardner Miller
David Osro Miller
Uriah George Miller
Margaret May Miller
Edith Lyle Miller
Melvin Parley Miller
Ernest Fay Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1868Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Life of Margaret Gardner Miller - by her daughter, Edith Lyle Miller Berry

    Margaret Gardner Miller was born Sept. 11, 1844 in Warwick, Kent County, Canada. She was the third of the 12 children born to her pioneer parents, Robert and Jane McCune Gardner, who had heard the go …

    Sources (52)

    • Margaret Gardner in household of Robert Gardner, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Gordner in entry for Joseph Smith Berry and Edith Lyle Miller, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Margaret Gardner in entry for Edith Lyle Miller Berry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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