Larry Gardner

Larry Gardner

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Larry E. Gardner
Born 1940s.
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Categories: Bloomington, Indiana | Greenwood, Indiana | Y-DNA Haplogroup R1b1b2 | MtDNA Haplogroup T1a1 | European Aristocrats Project.

  • My Y-DNA Haplogroup is R-Z6 a subclade of R1b1b2a1a1d (R-L48)
  • My MtDNA Haplogroup is T1a1
  • I am 56.4% British-Irish, 15.3% French-German, 8.9% Scandinavian, 1.4% Italian, <0.1% Sardinian, .7% Middle Easter-North African and <0.1% Eastern Asian-Native American. Via 23andMe.
  • Blood type B+ which is predominate in Asia and rare in USA.



I was born in Bloomington, Indiana. I was the first of my maternal grandparent's grandchildren to be born in a hospital, Bloomington Hospital. My family lived at 1417 S. Madison when I was born. My paternal grandmother, Mary Alice "Molly" (Tate) Gardner lived just down the street at 403 W. Hillside Dr. My maternal grandparents, William Henry and Altona "Toni" (Pearson) Love, still lived at the old home place near Tulip, Greene County, IN. I am not sure, but I think my family moved to Mount Carmel, IL in 1946 and lived there one year. This was 326 W. 4th St. We moved to Indianapolis in the summer of 1947 living in a "double", and on the other side my Aunt Bea and Uncle Estel Haywood lived. Our two families bought the house. My parents divorced in late summer 1952. Aunt Bea and Uncle Estel divorced before that, but I can't remember just when. (Dec 1, 2006)
My brother, Donald Jay Floyd, moved to Pasadena, California The first week of November, 1962. I remember that as it was election day. Then my mother and I moved to Pasadena During January, 1963.
While living in Southern California I also lived in Altadena, Arcadia, Monrovia and Canoga Park. I also lived a few weeks in San Gabriel. I lived in Southern California 25 years.
My father, Roy T. Gardner, died January 20, 1987. I inherited his little cabin on Lake Hart (near Monrovia, Indiana). I moved there April 5, 1988. I lived at Lake Hart for 16 years. I pulled up stakes again and moved to Tularosa, New Mexico in October, 2004. I lived in Tularosa 3 years, moved to Alamogordo, New Mexico 4 years.
I returned to Indiana again, moving to Greenwood on August 23, 2011.



Name: Lawrence Earl Gardner [2]


Date: 5 JAN 1943
Place: Bloomington, Monroe Co, IN [3]


Note: #NI064


  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 116cM Family Finder match between Larry Gardner and his 3rd cousin Alan Tate.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with a 23andMe test match between Larry Gardner and Sandi Davis first cousins. Predicted relationship by 23andMe: 1st cousins based on 10.3% DNA sharred across 40 segments.
  • WikiTree profile Gardner-2416 created through the import of Wiki 12-2012.GED on Dec 14, 2012 by Larry Gardner. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Larry and others.
  • Source: S2475 Title: safe2.15.10.FTW Repository: Call Number: Media: Other


Note NI064[safe2.15.10.FTW]
  1. revised on 9-11-2015
  2. Source: #S2475 Data: Text: Date of Import: Dec 14, 2012
  3. Source: #S2475 Data: Text: Date of Import: Dec 14, 2012

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  • Larry Gardner: AncestryDNA, GEDmatch A420957, Ancestry member LGardner6348 + Family Tree DNA Family Finder, GEDmatch T554049, FTDNA kit #B52237 + Autosomal DNA Test, GEDmatch AA5161792 + 23andMe, GEDmatch M491322
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On 28 Jan 2018 at 18:52 GMT Thomas Jarboe wrote:

Hi Larry, I am sorry for the pitiful late reply to a post on Benedict Jarboe back in Dec. 2015. For some reason I did not do much on the family tree for a couple of years. I have quite a bit of info on Benedict and need to get it on line. Ben was born in Maryland and migrated to Hardy Co. W.Va. he owns property there next to Coomes. Most all Jarboe's went from Md. to Ky. Except Ben making the stop in Va. before going to Ky. Thank you for your post. I have the same linage as you posted. I've been searching for proof of Ben's father for years. It's the one missing link in my tree. Thanks again Tom Jarboe

On 14 Oct 2015 at 12:37 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

Larry and Lisa are 10th cousins twice removed

it is so very nice to "meet" another cousin. I want to thank you for checking and working on the merges so quickly. It makes it so much easier to get them settled. i appreciate that you are right on top of it.

It appears we have 117 common ancestors in the 25 generations it checks for.

On 25 Sep 2015 at 18:42 GMT Becky (Nally) Syphers wrote:

Larry, So that you know what's going on, the Mayflower Project is adding a method of tracking changes on the first few generations of Mayflower Descendants. You will see "WikiTree-9" in the trusted list of these profiles. Please contact me if you wish to be part of the Mayflower Project.

Becky Syphers

On 2 Apr 2015 at 00:52 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


I noticed your new Club 100 badge.

Congratulations ☺

Keep up the nice work.


On 26 Jan 2015 at 15:34 GMT Deborah Sargent wrote:

Great to know we are now connected

On 7 Nov 2014 at 14:59 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Hi Larry

I hope you don't mind me adding a brief bio for James Dean. I did it out of respect for his legend & to include him in the Notables project. If you don't like anything added please feel free to change as desired.

Thanks for creating the profile.


PS William Shelley is our 14th great grandfather

On 16 Sep 2014 at 01:05 GMT Maggie N. wrote:

Hi there Larry,

We are really happy that you took the Pre-1700 certification Quiz. Thank you for doing your part to make WikiTree an accurate and openly collaborative place for genealogists to share their research.

Do you have some 1700's people in your tree already ? Now that you have the badge, you can take part in one of our historical projects.

If you have any questions, you can contact one of our Mentors or Volunteer Coordinator, Erin .

Have a great day !

On 7 Sep 2014 at 19:14 GMT K. (Sutherland) M. wrote:

Thankyou for your work on my pages, sorry for delay in saying so, had family emergency, been at the hospital since Friday morning,at 1 am.justgot home to check msgs. thanks so much

On 5 Sep 2014 at 20:37 GMT Matt Pryber wrote:

larry and matt are 17th cousins

On 2 Sep 2014 at 15:53 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:

Welcome to the Global Family Reunion Project! Be sure to check out the project page to see our list of suggested guidelines, the Category page for profiles to pick up research on, and add the Global_Reunion tag to your G2G feed. We also have a fun Google+ Community to share fun finds and chat in. Thanks for joining us!

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