Duane Curtis Gardner

9 July 1902–1 April 1993 (Age 90)
Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of Duane Curtis

When Duane Curtis Gardner was born on 9 July 1902, in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States, his father, Thomas Francis Gardner, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Curtis, was 24. He married Stella Pearl Foster on 27 August 1928, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Supervisorial District 1, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1940 and World for about 10 years. He died on 1 April 1993, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Duane Curtis Gardner
Stella Pearl Foster
Marriage: 27 August 1928
Aline Gardner
Theresa Gardner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1928Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1908 · Vance Auditorium
    Age 6
    Vance Auditorium opened on February 14, 1908. The auditorium was built by John Thomas Vance. The auditorium was used for community gatherings such as dances and political speeches. Eleven years later, Vance sold the auditorium to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and renamed the building to the Mezona, a combination of the words Mesa and Arizona.
    Age 25
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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

    A glimpse into her life story

    Just 6 months previous to my marriage, I took up 160 acres of land on the San Pedro River (south of St. David, Ariz.) so we moved on the homestead as soon as we were married. I had taken $20 of my bet …

    Sources (25)

    • Duane C. Gardner, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Duane C Gardner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Duane C Gardner, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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