James Gardner

1887–1944 (Age 56)
Cedar Township, Washington, Iowa, United States

The Life of James

When James Gardner was born on 24 July 1887, in Cedar Township, Washington, Iowa, United States, his father, Nathaniel Bruce Gardner, was 33 and his mother, Capitola Annetta Brindley, was 31. He married Edna Mae Hollingsworth on 26 February 1924, in Wellman, Washington, Iowa, United States. He lived in Seventy-Six Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 24 February 1944, at the age of 56, and was buried in Sixteen Cemetery, Thornburg, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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James Gardner
Edna Mae Hollingsworth
Marriage: 26 February 1924

Spouse & Children

  • Male1887–1944Male

  • Edna Mae Hollingsworth


26 February 1924
Wellman, Washington, Iowa, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Nathaniel Bruce Gardner


  • Capitola Annetta Brindley




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

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.

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.

Sources (1)

  • James Gardner in household of Bruce N Gardner, "United States Census, 1900"

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