Gardner Family

This information concerns six generations of the Gardner family.
1600-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Jasper born: (1675) in
married: _?_ ( ) in
children:
Jean
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   Jean
(child of Jasper Gardner and _?_)
born: (1696) in
married: Mary "Patsy" Pryor ( ) in
children: George?,
John Thomas
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   John Thomas
(child of Jean Gardner and Mary Pryor?)
born: (August 8, 1721) in NC
married: Martha Waller ? ( ) in
children: Betty, William, Thomas, John/Daniel?, George, Christopher, Camp/Kemp, Pryor, Thomas,
Sterling, Mary
died: (1777) in Halifax County, North Carolina.
buried:
census:
note: The will of Thomas Gardner (Halifax County, North Carolina, will book 2, entry 51) dated November 9, 1773, provides the names of his wife and seven sons, including his son Sterling as an executor.

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   Betty
(children of John Thomas Gardner and Martha Waller?)
born: (November 15, 1742) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   William born: (April 6, 1744) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:

   Thomas born: (January 1745) in
married: ( ) in
children: .
died: ( ) in
buried:

   John born: (December 11, 1748) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:

   George born: (November 30, 1750) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:

   Christopher born: (October 26, 1752) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Camp/Kemp born: (July 5, 1754) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Pryor born: (January 19, 1758) in Edhecombe County, NC
married: Drucilla "Patsy" Rose ( ) in
children: Sterling [Sarah Jane Knox], Martha [Benjamin Sandiford], Fannea [Sterling Ivens] [Nathan Culpepper], William Henry [Sally Pitts] [Elizabeth Sumrall] [Margaret Stribling], Sarah [Powell] [Thomas Harris], Susan "Sucky" [John Rushing], John, Mary Polly [Henry Heth] [John Veazey], Anna Pryor
died: (1827) in Warren County, GA
buried:
census:
note: The will of Pryor Gardner (Warren County, GA, will book 1829-52, pages 9-10) is dated February 1, 1827.

   Sterling born: (May 5, 1762) in Raleigh, Halifax County, NC
married: Mary Sarah "Polly" Neal ( ) in Warren County, GA
children: Sarah [Henry Moss],
Thomas N., Elizabeth [Henry Heath], Martha [Amos Persons], Nancy [Samuel Pitts], Priscilla [Ivy], John [Emeline Beall], Caroline C. [Lawrence Smith], Frances B. [Joseph Rogers] [Alvis Stafford], Sterling [Priscilla Neal Beall], Susannah [David Jenkins], Mary Rose [Cicero Gibson],
died: (1848) in Upson County, GA
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was in Warren County, GA;
note: The will of Sterling Gardner (Upson County, GA, Will Book A, page 76-77) dated March 2, 1843, lists Mary T., Caroline C., and Alabama Gardner as "heirs of my beloved son Thomas Gardner, deceased." His wife was the daughter of Thomas Neal and Sarah Loyless.

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   Sarah
(children of Sterling Gardner and Sarah Neal)
born: (May 16, 1787) in Warren County, GA
married: Henry Moss ( ) in Dallas County, AL
children:
died: (September 21, 1847) in
buried:
Pea Ridge Cemetery, Burnsville, Dallas County, AL
census:
note:

   Thomas N. born: (about 1790) in Warren County, GA
married:
Rebecca Garrett (February 25, 1824) in Dallas County, AL
children: Mary Thomas, Caroline C., Martha Pryor, Alabama Virginia
died: (about 1836) in Dallas County, AL
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Dallas County, AL; on the 1840 census, his widow was married to her second husband James Cave in Autauga County, AL
note:

   Elizabeth born: ( ) in
married: Henry Heath (about 1813) in Warren County, GA?
children: Rebecca Ann [Jordan] and Richard Washington [ ]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Martha born: ( ) in
married: Amos Persons (about 1804) in Warren County, GA
children: James T., Cynthia [Joiner], Elizabeth [Hooge]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Nancy born: (about 1794) in Warren County, GA
married: Samuel Pitts (April 30, 1812) in Warren County, GA
children: Lewis Gardner [Martha Hines Marshall], Sterling G. [Emily Elizabeth Burt], James, Robert G.
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Priscilla born: ( ) in
married: Ivey ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   John born: (November 17, 1801) in Warren County, GA
married: Emeline Beall (April 11, 1822) in Warren County, GA
children: Mary Neal [John Alexander Smith], Robert Beall [Mary Eugenia Hightower], Thomas Neal [Kitchns] [Baily], John Jr, Sterling Capers [Lucinda Adeline Hightower], Caroline Narcissa [Emory Purefoy Gause], Sarah Melissa [Micjah Rogers], John Brantley [Fannie Tyler], James Hightower
died: (October 31, 1879) in Booneville, Prentiss County, MS
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 30-40) in Upson County, GA;
note:

   Caroline C. born: (June 15, 1803) in Warren County, GA
married: Lawrence Smith ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 and 1840 census, she was with her husband in Upson County, GA; on the 1850 census, she was with her husband in Pike County, GA; on the 1860 and 1870 census, her husband was widowed in Pike County, GA
note:

   Frances B. born: (May 5, 1805) in Warren County, GA
married: (a) Joseph Rogers (January 20, 1820) in Warren County, GA
               (b) Alvis Stafford (about 1835) in Warren County, GA
children: (a) Augustus W. [Elizabeth C. Hightower] [Mary A. Dawson], Sterling S., Elizabeth Ann, Thomas L., Reubin
               (b) John Warren [Sallie Blalock], Mary Emily [Francis Marcellus Cochran], William Capers, Henrietta Frances [Andrew Jackson Blalock], James Alvis [Mary Ellen Reeves] [Alice Clifford Reeves]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Sterling born: (June 2, 1808) in Warren County, GA
married: Priscilla Neal Beall (June 1, 1826) in Warren County, GA
children: Elizabeth, Robert Beall [Susannah Brown Gorham], George Allen [Mary Antoinette White], Wesley Fletcher, Sterling [Emma Neal Taylor] [Zilpha
died: (1834) in
buried:
census:
note: His wife was the daughter of Robert Beall and Elizabeth Jenkins.

   Susannah born: (May 12, 1811) in Warren County, GA
married: David Jenkins ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Mary Rose born: (January 4, 1815) in Warren County, GA
married: Cicero Gibson ( ) in Warren County, GA
children: William A., Thomas C., Sterling Cicero, Susannah Frances, Sarah
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1860 census, she was with her husband in Warren County, GA
note:

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   Mary Thomas
(children of Thomas N. Gardner and Rebecca Garrett)
born: (March 13, 1825) in Dallas County, AL
married: Henry Horatio Davis (October 27, 1842) in Dallas County, AL
children: William Henry, Thomas Gardner, Sarah M., Taylor, Anderson Wiley, Rebecca T., Caroline G.
died: ( ) in AR
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her mother and stepfather in Autauga County, AL; on the 1850, 1860, and 1870 census, she was with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, she was a widow with her daughter Rebecca and son-in-law James Bearden in Clark County, AL
note:

   Caroline C. born: (April 27, 1829) in Dallas County, AL
married: William Wesley Davis (1844) in Dallas County, AL?
children: James, Thomas, William Wesley Jr
died: (September 4, 1858) in Clark County, AR
buried:
Davis Cemetery, Vaden, Clark County, AR
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her mother and stepfather in Autauga County, AL; on the 1850 census, she was with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 and 1870 census, her husband was with his second wife in Clark County, AL;
note: After Caroline's death, her husband married Fannie M. Vaden (April 14, 1859) in Clark County, AR.

   Mary Pryor born: (about 1831) in Dallas County, AL
married: no
children: none
died: (August, 1835) in Dallas County, AL
buried:
census: She does not appear in the census records because her birth and death occurred between census years.
note: Her obituary in the Selma Free Press (August 29, 1835) states that she was 4 years and 10 months old.

   Alabama Virginia born: (about 1835) in Dallas County, AL
married: (a) William T. Davenport (November 23, 1854) in Clark County, AR
                (b) Daniel Madison Wadley (October 22, 1867) in Hot Springs, Garland County, AR
children: (a) James G., Mary Hannah, John Thomas, William Alexander (Billy)
                (b) none, but children of Daniel Madison Wadley and Minerva Moss: William Garrett [Emily Allen], Dove Ann [William B. Allen], Martha Elizabeth, Alice Belle, Thomas Burrow [Mary Matilda Wimberly], James Lafayette [Willie Linton Greer], Mary, Laura, Daniel Felix [Jennie _?_]
died: (1876) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her mother and stepfather in Autauga County, AL; on the 1850 census, she was with her sister Mary Thomas and brother-in-law Henry Horatio Davis in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, she was with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1870 census, she was with her second husband Daniel Madison Wadley in Clark County, AL; on the 1900 census, her husband was (age 75) a widower in the household of his daughter and son-in-law Dove Ann and William B. Allen in Howard County, AR
note: Daniel Madison Wadley died (December 16, 1901) and is buried in
Hollywood Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, AR. His first wife, Minerva Moss, died (September 4, 1866) and is buried in Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, TX.

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