When George Cleveland Gardner was born on 24 November 1882, in Iowa, United States, his father, George Cleveland Gardner, was 45 and his mother, Mary P Eaton, was 46. He married Millie Baker on 5 June 1904, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920 and Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 February 1943, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.
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 .