Elizabeth Gardiner

Female1798–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Gardiner was born in 1798, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jeffery Gardiner, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Wilcox, was 31. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with James R. Arnold.

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Family Time Line

James R. Arnold
1796–1845
Elizabeth Gardiner
1798–
James Perry Arnold
1828–1885
Mary G. Arnold
1830–1868
Deborah G. Arnold
1832–1870

Sources (7)

  • Betsey Arnold in household of James R Arnold, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Arnold in entry for Mary . Arnold, "Rhode Island Town Births Index, 1639-1932"
  • Elizabeth Gardiner in entry for James Perry Arnold, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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Children (3)

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1811 · USS Revenge

Age 13

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Gardner .

History: Lion Gardiner came from England in 1635 to Saybrook, CT, the settlement of Earl of Warwick patentees at the mouth of the Connecticut River, and built a fort there. Born in 1636, his son, David, was the first white child born in the settlement. Lion later bought the Isle of Wight, now Gardiners Island, from the Indians, and moved his family there until 1653, when he bought land in what is now Easthampton, Long Island, NY.

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

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