Benjamin Gardner

1828–
Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Gardner was born in 1828, in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, George Gardner, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Shaw, was 33. He registered for military service in 1865.

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Family Time Line

George Gardner
1796–1865
Sarah Shaw
1795–1846
Sarah A. Gardner
1815–
Olive Gardner
1818–1882
George W. Gardner
1819–
Lorenzo D Gardner
1822–1900
Caleb J. Gardner
1825–1899
Jane A. Gardner
1825–
Burton H. Gardner
1827–1905
Benjamin Gardner
1828–
Mary Emily Gardner
1830–1913
Orlando Gardner
1832–1846
Oliver Perry Gardner
1834–1837
Eunice M. Gardner
1836–1846

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Probate records, 1832-1988 (Rock County, Wisconsin)

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