(With GA, AL, TX and TN Stops) Compiled: June, 1999 by Bob GARDNER. Any corrections and/or additions will be appreciated. Address: 112 Freda Ln, Burns, TN 37029
* Denotes lineage to Seven Generations
1. Jane GARDNER was b Jane McKee ca. 1770-1780 probably in South
Carolina. She d between August 27 and September 6, 1847 in Harris County,
Georgia. The name of her husband has not been found to date. She probably
lived in Jones Co, Georgia in 1822 when her son William married. Later
she owned property in Monroe and Harris County, GA. Her will is on file
at the Harris County Court House in Hamilton, GA.
She had the following children:
2. Nancy GARDNER
3. *William GARDNER
2. Nancy GARDNER was m to Richard Sims. Probably lived in Tallapoosa
3. *William GARDNER was b 10-15-1802 and died July 1, 1847 probably
in Lafayette Co. MS. He m Elizabeth Coward in Jones Co., GA on 6-13-1822.
She was b 12-12-1802 and d 11-11-1841 probably in Tallapoosa Co., AL. On
5-8-1842 he remarried to Milly Ann Welch b ca. 1808-09.
Children of William and Elizabeth Coward GARDNER:
4. Jane E. GARDNER
5. William L. GARDNER
6. Daniel GARDNER
7. John C. GARDNER
8. *Philemon Ogletree GARDNER
9. Floyd C. GARDNER
10. Frances A. GARDNER
11. James I. GARDNER
12. Joseph W. GARDNER
13. Benjamin G. GARDNER
Children of William and Milley Ann Welch GARDNER:
14. Nancy R. GARDNER
15. Franklin P. GARDNER
4. Jane E. GARDNER b ca 1823 in GA. m Benjamin Gray in Tallapoosa
Co. AL on 7-8-1841. Moved to Lafayette Co., MS by 1845. Known children
were William V., Elizabeth, Martha Frances, Palmer and Benjamin Gray.
5. William L. GARDNER b ca 1825 in GA and d between 1853-60 in Tallapoosa
Co. m Rhoda P. Monk on 12-29-1846 in Tallapoosa Co.
Know Children of William and Rhoda P. Monk GARDNER:
(from 1860 Tallapoosa Co, AL 1860 Census)
16. Serepty GARDNER
17. Daniel GARDNER
18. Francis GARDNER
19. Sarah GARDNER
6. Daniel GARDNER was b 2-6-1827 in GA and d 10-13-1908 in Lafayette
Co., MS. m Keren Happuch Smith b 7-4-1835 in GA. Both are buried in Laodicea
Primitive Baptist Church Cem in Lafayette Springs.
Children of Daniel and Keren Smith GARDNER:
20. Debora GARDNER
21. Victoria GARDNER
22. Hiram GARDNER
7. John C. GARDNER was b 5-11-1829 in GA and d 9-10-1906 in Lafayette
Co., MS. m Susan P. Azlin on 4-20-1854. Both buried in Midway Methodist
Ch Cem Lafayette Co. Served with brothers in Lafayette Rebels. Wounded
in Battle of Franklin on 11-29-1864.
Children of John C. and Susan P. Azlin GARDNER:
23. William Daniel GARDNER
24. Betty GARDNER
25. Mary GARDNER
26. Ella GARDNER
8. *Philemon Ogletree GARDNER was b 5-5-1831 in GA and d 12-29-1905
in Pontotoc Co, MS. m Emily Hawkins Smith b 10-5-1838 in GA on 11-18-1858
in Tallapoosa Co. AL. Both are buried in Laodicea Pr Bap. Cem in Lafayette
Springs. He served in CSA 29th Regiment Company A-Lafayette Rebels from
5-14-1862 until released from Camp Douglas, IL (Union Prison) on 6-13-1865.
Served in Battle of Murfreesboro and was captured on 9-20-1863 in Battle
of Chickagmouga. The GARDNER brothers serving in CSA were Philemon O, Benjamin
G., Joseph W., Floyd C. and John C. GARDNER.
Children of Philemon Ogletree and Emily Hawkins GARDNER:
27. William Crayton GARDNER
28. John Lewis GARDNER
29. Benjamin Watley GARDNER
30. Mary Elizabeth GARDNER
31. *James Wiley GARDNER
32. Uzeba GARDNER
33. Emma Irene GARDNER
34. Henry Lee GARDNER
35. Philemon Festus GARDNER
36. Emily Lula GARDNER
9. Floyd C. GARDNER was b ca 1834 in GA. m a Nancy? Apparently d
in CSA because Nancy claimed his pay on 10-22-1963. He and Philemon served
in Lafayette Rebels.
10. Frances A. GARDNER was b ca 1836 in GA.
11. James I. GARDNER was b ca 1838 in GA.
12. Joseph W. GARDNER was b ca 1840 in AL. DOD not known. m Mary
J. Fuller b ca 1843 in MS. Moved to TX after 1870. Was severely wounded
at Second Manassas. Discharged March, 1863 because of wounds.
13. Benjamin G GARDNER was b in 1841 in AL. Enlisted in CSA 4-25-1861
at Oxford. Died of disease at Warrenton, VA in 1861.
14. Nancy R. GARDNER was b ca 1843-44 in AL. Thought to have m James
H. Smith in December, 1866
15. Franklin P. GARDNER was b ca 1845 in AL
27. William Crayton GARDNER b 10-6-1859 and d 1-29-1861 in MS.
28. John Lewis GARDNER b 5-16-1861 in MS and d 12-19-1953 in Hamilton,
TX. m Adelia Elizabeth Wells b 7-7-1860. Moved to Hamilton, TX in about
1930 from Lafayette Co., MS.
Children of John Lewis and Adelia Elizabeth GARDNER:
37. Foster Guy GARDNER b 10-5-1885 m Lilla Barbee. Lived in Hamilton
38. Emily Era GARDNER b 5-12-1888 m Robert L Busby moved to Hamilton
39. Zora Elizabeth GARDNER b 10-5-1889 d July 1970 m Curtis York. Lived in Pontotoc, MS
40. Alvin Rush GARDNER b 11-18-1891 m Emma Kelly. Moved to CA
41. James Clyde GARDNER b 4-8-1894 d August, 1970, m Molly Sneed of Lafayette Co., MS. Moved to Hamilton, TX
42. Dura Lee GARDNER b 5-3-1899 m Dewey McLarty. Lived in Lafayette Springs, MS
43. Donie GARDNER m Hiram Gardner, a cousin
29. Benjamin Watley GARDNER b 6-1-1866 in AL and d 5-18-1919. Buried
in Lafayette Springs, MS. m ca 1892 Mary Elizabeth Dickson.
Known Children of Benjamin Watley GARDNER:
44. Wade GARDNER
30. Mary Elizabeth GARDNER b 4-15-1868 in AL and d 1-2-1965 in MS.
m on 9-23-1902 George Washington Grisham. Children Evie Estelle Grisham
and Joseph Lee Grisham.
31. *James Wiley GARDNER b 8-9-1870 in AL and d 1-6-1964 in Hamilton,
TX. On 12-20-1891 m Lelia Estelle Watson, b 4-21-1874 and d 4-28-1925 in
Hamilton, TX. She was the dau of Wells and Ione Watson. On 5-2-1926 James
Wiley m Sudie Knoll b 7-21-1890.
Children of James Wiley and Lelia Estelle GARDNER:
45. Luther Winford GARDNER
46. *Walter Clarence GARDNER
47. Chester Wilborn GARDNER
48. Philemon Earl GARDNER
49. Thomas Irvin GARDNER
50. Mary Etta GARDNER
51. Ione GARDNER
Children of James Wiley and Sudie GARDNER:
52. Syble Marie GARDNER b ca 1927
32. Ubeza GARDNER b 8-10-1872 and d 10-17-1873
33. Emma Irene GARDNER b 8-24-1874 and d 11-14-1950. m on 12-19-1900
Odus Walker. Children of Emma Irene and Otus Walker-Cornelia, Vera, Mamie,
Wiley Oren, Gladys and Ottie.
34. Henry Lee GARDNER b 9-20-1876 in MS and d 11-30-1962. On 2-19-1902
m Mary Elizabeth McNeil b 4-21-1883 and d 3-24-1951.
35. Philemon Festus GARDNER b 10-8-1878 in MS and d 11-26-1969 in
MS. On 6-2-1890 m Nolie Dodd. He was known as "Fess".
Children of Philemon Festus and Nolie GARDNER:
53. Willie Mae GARDNER b 10-1-1912.
54. Sterling GARDNER b 11-9-1914 and d 9-18-1915
55. Ara GARDNER b 6-25-1916
56. Vera GARDNER b 6-25-1916. On 12-5-1940 m Oscar Turnage. On 11-30-1969 Aubrey Hilton Williams
57. Floyd Lamar GARDNER b 7-1-1919. On 4-1-1943 m Eva Faye Berry. Children of Floyd Lamar and Eva Faye GARDNER--Lamar and Robert W.
58. Hassell GARDNER b 11-12-1922. m Geraldine Jordan. Children of
Hassell and Geraldine GARDNER--Nola Kay and Quay Phillip GARDNER.
36. Emily Lula GARDNER b 12-24-1881 in MS and d 11-18-1923. In 1909
m James C. Lantrip. Children of Emily Lula and James C. Lantrip--Cecil
S., Lorene B., Lavonia Lou and Mary Marie Lantrip.
45. Luther Winford GARDNER b 1-27-1893 in MS. On 1-27-1908 m Melissa
Chambliss b 12-29-1892, dau of James Monroe Chambliss.
Children of Luther Winford and Melissa GARDNER--
59. James Ivan GARDNER m Faye Pruitt
60. Aaron Price GARDNER m Stella Schneider
61. Walter Lee GARDNER m Mary Jane Kelly on 12-9-1938
62. Luther Winford GARDNER On 8-28-1946 m Frances Leona Guest. Known as L.W.
63. Alta Joy GARDNER m Alton Raibourn and remarried to Oliver Carl Neie.
64. Freddie Gardner
46. *Walter Clarence GARDNER b 6-25-1895 at Lafayette Springs, MS
and d 8-25-1968. m Ruby Mada Whittenton b 5-5-1896 in Hamilton, TX
Children of Walter Clarence and Ruby Mada GARDNER:
65. Estelle Elizabeth GARDNER
66. Gayle Winston GARDNER
67. James Kenneth GARDNER
68. Sherman Lee GARDNER
69. Walter Clarence GARDNER Jr.
70. *Bobby Ray GARDNER
47. Chester Wilborn GARDNER b 5-5-1898 at Lafayette Springs, MS.
m Zell Addie Whittenton b 4-20-1899 in Hamilton, TX. Ruby and Zell were
Children of Chester Wilborn and Zell Addie GARDNER:
71. Perry Wendell GARDNER
72. Mary Lyndell GARDNER (Perry and Mary were twins)
48. Philemon Earl GARDNER b 1-2-1901 near Pancake, TX. m Elizabeth
Maye Whittenton b 12-4-1903 near Ohio TX in Hamilton Co.
Children of Philemon Earl and Elizabeth Maye GARDNER:
71. James Wiley GARDNER
72. Doris Maye GARDNER
73. Edna Louise GARDNER
74. Lewis Harold GARDNER
75. Phyllis Irene GARDNER
76. Nancy Earlene GARDNER
49. Thomas Urvin GARDNER b 12-17-1903 near Pancake, TX. m Paschal
Oveota Hamlin b 7-11-1908.
Children of Thomas Urvin and Paschal Oveota GARDNER:
77. Thomas Urvin GARDNER, Jr
50. Mary Etta GARDNER b 12-2-1906 near Pancake, TX. m James Arch
Emmett on 5-23-1933. Remarried to James David Nichols on 8-22-1965. No
51. Ione GARDNER b 2-25-1913 south of Hamilton, TX. m Marion Chambliss
b 4-15-1910 near Hamilton.
Children of Ione and Marion Chambliss:
52. GARDNER Marion Chambliss
53. Jacob Ray Chambliss
65. Estelle Elizabeth GARDNER m Thomas Burcham Smitherman
Children of Estelle and Thomas Burcham Smitherman:
77. Thomas Lynn Smitherman m Sondra Kaye Palmer
78. Judith Ann Smitherman m Gene Perkins
79. Charlotte Lee Smitherman m Randy Eugene Nelson
66. Gayle Winston GARDNER m Ruby Lehman Sims
Children of Gayle Winston and Ruby Lehman GARDNER:
80. Gayle Winston GARDNER, Jr
81. Danny Kaye GARDNER
82. Carey Edwin GARDNER
83. Cloma Jon GARDNER
67. James Kenneth GARDNER m Ida Sue Riley
Children of James Kenneth and Ida Sue GARDNER:
84. James Kenneth GARDNER, Jr
85. Susan Jane GARDNER
86. Robert Walter GARDNER
68. Sherman Lee GARDNER m Nelda Joyce Noland
Children of Sherman Lee and Nelda Joyce GARDNER:
87. Randal Clay GARDNER
88. Glenda Kay GARDNER (Twins-Randal and Glenda)
89. Debra Joyce GARDNER
69. Walter Clarence GARDNER, Jr m Marcille Wallace
Children of Walter Clarence and Marcille GARDNER:
90. Katherine Elaine GARDNER
91. Walter Wayne GARDNER
70. *Bobby Ray GARDNER m Beverly Ann Whitsett
Children of Bobby Ray and Beverly Ann GARDNER:
93. *Michael Scott GARDNER
94. *Mark Allen GARDNER
93. *Michael Scott Gardner m Keri Merritt
94. *Mark Allen GARDNER
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