Archibald Gardner

2 September 1814–8 February 1902 (Age 87)
Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Archibald

When Archibald Gardner was born on 2 September 1814, in Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, his father, Robert Gardner, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Callender, was 37. He married Margaret Livingston on 19 February 1839, in Brooke, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 32 years. In 1880, at the age of 66, his occupation is listed as mill owner in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 8 February 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Gardner
Laura Althea Thompson
Marriage: 3 March 1851
George Delos Gardner
Lucia Adell Gardner
Archibald Thompson Gardner
Joseph Smith Gardner
Laura Althea Gardner
Ellen Jennette Gardner
Clinton Albert Gardner
Hyrum Obed Gardner
Brigham Ozro Gardner
Wallace Ward Gardner
Perry Wilburn Gardner

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  • Marriage
    3 March 1851Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge
    Age 3
    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
    Age 24
    Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

    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

    Archibald Gardner - The Miller

    Archibald Gardner -- The Miller by Lillian Gardner Widdison Archibald Gardner was a pioneer of 1847, arriving in Salt Lake City on October 6th. He was born in Kilsyth, 12 miles east of Glasgo …

    Sources (183)

    • Archabal Gardner in entry for Ernest Adelbert Gardner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Archibd Gardner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Archibald Gardner in entry for Franklin Richards Gardner and Mary Luthi, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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