James Gardner

1888–1950 (Age 62)
Ingleside, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States

The Life of James

When James Gardner was born on 26 May 1888, his father, William Sanford Gardner, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Huguenin McLaws, was 26. He died on 2 July 1950, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

William Sanford Gardner
1859–1944
Elizabeth Huguenin McLaws
1862–1935
James Gardner
1888–1950

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

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