Thomas Gardner Sr.

16 March 1756–25 November 1815 (Age 59)
Edgecombe, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Gardner Sr. was born on 16 March 1756, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Gardner, was 50 and his mother, Mary Peale, was 23. He married Elizabeth Kenard about 1783, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 November 1815, in Kershaw, Camden District, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bethany Cemetery, Aliceville, Pickens, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gardner Sr.
1756–1815
Elizabeth Delander
1783–1864
Marriage: 1 June 1806
Charlotty Gardner
1807–1808
William Hamlet Gardner
1808–
Cynthia Anne Gardner
1810–1852
Polly Gardner
1811–1824
Wilson Gardner
1813–1818
Laodicy Gardner
1815–1886
Laban Gardner
1817–1834
Martha Gardner
1819–
Josiah Gardner
1822–1824

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World Events (7)

1767 · Tryon Palace
Age 11
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party
Age 18
On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776
Age 20
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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.

Possible Related Names

Gartner
Giardino
Gordner
Desjardins
Gardener
Jardin

Sources (1)

  • Thomas Gardner, "Find A Grave Index"

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