Mary Jane Gardner

13 February 1843–8 December 1929 (Age 86)
Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Gardner was born on 13 February 1843, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Gardner Jr., was 23 and her mother, Jane McKeown, was 19. She married James Robison Miller on 20 February 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 8 December 1929, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robison Miller
1838–1903
Mary Jane Gardner
1843–1929
Marriage: 20 February 1859
Rhoda Ann Miller
1859–1865
Reuben Gardner Miller
1861–1954
Robert Letts Miller
1863–1873
James Robison Miller
1866–1875
Mary Jane Miller
1868–1945
Henry George Miller
1871–1871
William Edgar or Will Miller
1871–1943
Miller
1873–1873
Leroy Cromwell Miller
1874–1959
Maud Luella Miller
1877–1935
Ernest Gardner Miller
1881–1881
Leonard Malore Miller
1882–1957
Albert Elmo Miller
1886–1900
Eva Merle Miller
1889–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1854: Washington, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Garden
    Gartner
    Gardiner
    Giardino
    Gardener
    Cartner

    Story Highlight

    Deseret Evening News 1904-06-22

    (The caption below the photo) A NOTABLE FAMILY GROUP. Mrs. Gardner, Pioneer of '47, Oldest Member o Picture. Died Yesterday. The oldest member of this interesting family group was Mrs. Jane McCun …

    Sources (52)

    • Mary Jane Gardener in entry for Leonard Malore Miller, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary J Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Gardner in entry for Leonard Malore Miller and Berta Irene Rau, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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