James Gardner

1883–1976 (Age 92)
Mendon, Cache, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of James

When James Gardner was born on 13 December 1883, in Mendon, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John William Gardner, was 28 and his mother, Janett Nimmo Muir, was 20. He married Myrtle May Rackham on 13 December 1904, in Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 19 May 1976, in Quincy, Grant, Washington, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Teton-Newdale Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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James Gardner
Myrtle May Rackham
Marriage: 13 December 1904
James Ellis Gardner
Winnie May Gardner
Ethel Ellen Gardner
Bessie Gardner
John Reed Gardner
Melvin C Gardner
Lila Gardner
Beulah Gardner
Lola Grace Gardner
Lyle Rich Gardner

Spouse & Children

13 December 1904
Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 6

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 25

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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Family History of James Gardner (1883-1976)

FAMILY HISTORY OF JAMES GARDNER 1883-1976 (Taken largely from his autobiography, dictated November 24, 1960, age 76) Compiled by Gayle Gardner Timke James Gardner was born 13 December, 1883 in Mendo …

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Sources (3)

  • James Gardner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Gardner in household of John W Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Gardner, "United States Census, 1920"

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