Clara Malcolm

20 December 1862–23 June 1933 (Age 70)
Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Clara

When Clara Malcolm was born on 20 December 1862, in Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, her father, Hugh Malcolm, was 31 and her mother, Nancy J. Moore, was 30. She married John Newton Gardiner on 28 August 1889, in Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States. She immigrated to United States in 1884 and lived in Metamora, Metamora Township, Lapeer, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Lapeer, Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan Territory, United States in 1910. She died on 23 June 1933, in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70.

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John Newton Gardiner
Clara Malcolm
Marriage: 28 August 1889

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28 August 1889
Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 7

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ ( see Colomb ).2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Gardner in household of John N Gardner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Gardner in household of John N Gardner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Gardiner in household of John Gardiner, "United States Census, 1900"

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