Thomas William Gardner

4 July 1915–7 February 1986 (Age 70)
Mayo, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas William

Thomas William Gardner was born on 4 July 1915, in Mayo, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. He married Era Myrtle Byars (twin) on 10 September 1938, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States. He died on 7 February 1986, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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Thomas William Gardner
1915–1986
Era Myrtle Byars (twin)
1920–2009
Marriage: 10 September 1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1938
Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 1

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Gardner, "South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951"
  • Thomas William Gardner, "South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951"
  • Thomas W Gardner in entry for Mrs Era Byars Gardner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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