William Torrance Gardner1

M, b. 26 October 1828, d. 1 October 1906
FatherMathew Gardner1 b. 3 Mar 1801, d. 23 Aug 1878
MotherElizabeth Torrence1 b. c 1801
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Matthew Gardner
ChartsDescendants of Matthew Gardner and Margaret Martin
Gardner Y-DNA
Birth*William Torrance Gardner was born on 26 October 1828 at Wishawtown, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
(Member of household) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1841 as a member of the household of Mathew Gardner at Wishawtown, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 
Marriage*William Torrance Gardner married Charlotte Davidson, daughter of John Davidson and Agnes Smith, circa 1847 at Scotland.3 
Immigration*William Torrance Gardner and Charlotte Gardner immigrated circa 1848 to the USA.3 
Occupation*William Torrance Gardner was a miner circa 1850 at Pymatuning Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA.4 
Census*He appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Gardner on the census of 1850 at Pymatuning Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA.4 
Census*William Torrance Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Gardner on the census of 1861 at Sydenham Township, Grey, Ontario, Canada. The household also included Matthew A. Gardner, John D. Gardner, Agnes Gardner, Elizabeth Gardner and Charlotte Gardner.5 
OccupationWilliam Torrance Gardner was a farmer between 1870 and 1885 at Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, USA.6,7,8 
CensusHe appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Gardner on the census of 1870 at Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, USA. The household also included Matthew A. Gardner, John D. Gardner, Agnes Gardner, Elizabeth Gardner, Charlotte Gardner, William Gardner, James Gardner, Mary Gardner, Archibald Kenneth Gardner and Frank L. Gardner.6 
CensusWilliam Torrance Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Davidson on the census of 1880 at Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, USA. The household also included Bessie Gardner, Charlotte Gardner, William Gardner, Mary Gardner, Archibald Kenneth Gardner and Frank L. Gardner.7 
CensusWilliam Torrance Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Davidson on the census of 1885 at SW & SE part of section 11, range 21, Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, USA. The household also included John D. Gardner, Elizabeth Gardner, William Gardner, Mary Gardner, Archibald Kenneth Gardner and Frank L. Gardner.8 
CensusWilliam Torrance Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Charlotte Gardner on the census of 1900 at Newton, Jasper, Iowa, USA. The household also included Melinda Clements.3 
Death*William Torrance Gardner died on 1 October 1906 at Everett, Snohomish, Washington, USA, at age 77.9 
Burial*He was buried at Greencastle Cemetery, Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, USA.10
Greencastle Cemetery, Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa
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Family

Charlotte Davidson b. 31 Aug 1831, d. 23 Sep 1922
Marriage*He married Charlotte Davidson, daughter of John Davidson and Agnes Smith, circa 1847 at Scotland.3 
Children
Last Edited19 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. [S1530] Cambusnethan Parish (Lanarkshire, Scotland), Old Parish Registers, OPR 628/3, p. 133, William Torrance Gardner [indexed as Gardener] baptism (26 October 1828); digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 24 July 2012); citing O.P.R. 628/00 0030 0034 CAMBUSNETHAN. This entry is found on the left hand margin of the page and is difficult to read.

    p. 133
    1828

    William Torrance Gardner son to Mathew Gardener Wishatoun and Elisabeth Torrance his spouse was born 26th Octr 1828 their 2d son
    John Purdie Gardner son to the same parents was born on the 7th Octr 1830 their 3d son

  2. [S1534] 1841 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Cambusnethan registration district, enumeration district (ED) 5, p. 3, Mathew Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 24 July 2012); citing GRO Census 1841 628/00 005/00 003.
  3. [S1543] 1900 U.S. census, Jasper County, Iowa, population schedule, Newton City, Ward 1, enumeration district (ED) 29, sheet 13-B, dwelling 330, family 336, William Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 03 August 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication T623, roll 439.
  4. [S1539] 1850 U.S. census, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Pymatuning Township, p. 118-B, dwelling 197, family 198, Wm Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 July 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 796.
  5. [S1540] 1861 census of Ontario, Grey County, population schedule, Sydenham Township, enumeration district (ED) 1, p. 4, lines 1-7, William Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca : accessed 28 July 2012); citing Library and Archives Canada microfilm rolls C-1028 and C-1029.
  6. [S1541] 1870 U.S. census, Jasper County, Iowa, population schedule, Poweshiek Township, p. 14, dwelling 106, family 107, William Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 July 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 398.
  7. [S1542] 1880 U.S. census, Jasper County, Iowa, population schedule, Poweshiek Township, enumeration district (ED) 95, sheet 135-D, dwelling 45, family 45, William Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 03 August 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 346.
  8. [S1549] 1885 Iowa state census, Jasper County, population schedule, Poweshiek Township, p. 30 (written), p. 296 (stamped), family 159, William Gardner household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 04 August 2012); citing State Historical Society of Iowa microfilm IA1885, roll 208.
  9. [S1544] "Snohomish County Death Returns, 1891-1907," index and images, Washington State Archives - Digital Archives (http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov : accessed 03 August 2012), register no. 2284, entry for William Gardner, died 01 October 1906; Washington State Archives: Northwest Regional Branch, Bellingham, Washington.
  10. [S1545] Find a Grave, digital images (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 August 2012), photograph, memorial # 14817351, gravestone for William Gardner (1828-1906), Greencastle Cemetery, Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa.
  11. [S1627] Los Angeles County, California, death certificate 5191 (09 August 1919), Matthew A. Gardner; Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles.
  12. [S1629] Los Angeles County, California, death certificate 1347 (13 November 1931), John D. Gardner; Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles.
  13. [S1660] Washington Department of Health, death certificate 875 (21 February 1937), Agnes G. McLaren; Center for Health Statistics, Olympia.
  14. [S1624] Mercer County, Illinois, marriage license, certificate no. 6642, register no. 1, p. 216, Archibald K. Gardner and May McHard, 1896; Office of the County Clerk, Aledo.