John Gardener

1895–September 1988 (Age 93)
Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Gardener was born in 1895, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Gardener, was 38 and his mother, Grace Becky May, was 26. He died in September 1988, in Launceston, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

James Gardener
1857–1925
Grace Becky May
1869–1955
Jane Gardener
1891–
Catherine Gardner
1893–
John Gardener
1895–1988
William Gardener
1897–1972
Eli Gardener
1898–1970
Emma Gardener
1900–1982
Bessie May Gardener
1905–1954
Charles Richard Gardener
1907–1992
Edith Gardener
1910–1989

Parents and Siblings

    James Gardener

    Male1857–1925Male

    Female1869–1955Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 9

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 26

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gardinier ‘gardener’. In medieval times this normally denoted a cultivator of edible produce in an orchard or kitchen garden, rather than one who tended ornamental lawns and flower beds.2 Americanized form of French Desjardins or German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Gardner in household of James Gardner, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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