Gardner Edmiston

19 November 1843–1846 (Age 2)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Gardner

When Gardner Edmiston was born on 19 November 1843, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, John Edmiston, was 22 and his mother, Martha Jane Snow, was 16. He died in 1846, at the age of 3, and was buried in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Gardner? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Edmiston
1821–1890
Martha Jane Snow
1827–1891
Gardner Edmiston
1843–1846
Sarah Elizabeth Edmiston
1845–1876
Jonathan H Edmiston
1848–1866
Martha Ann Edmiston
1849–1888
John Edmiston
1850–1906
Samuel Card Edmiston
1851–
Algenora Edmiston
1853–1919
William Edmiston
1854–1930
Eliza M Edmiston
1856–1904
Warren John Edmiston
1858–1923
George William Edmiston
1860–1925
David Edmiston
1862–1892
Mary Margaret Edmiston
1864–1909
Charles Henry Edmiston
1866–1925

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (2)

1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846
Age 3
The site of Mount Pisgah is now marked by a nine-acre (3.6 ha) Mount Pisgah Cemetery State Preserve, which contains exhibits, historical markers, and a reconstructed log cabin. However, little remains from the 19th century except a cemetery memorializing the 300 to 800 emigrants who died while passing through or residing in the community.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund ( see Edmond ) + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Edmonston
Edmison
Edmond
Edmister
Edmisten
Edminster

Sources (1)

  • Gardner Edmiston, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.