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Abel Gardner Sr. (abt. 1673 - abt. 1739)

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Abel Gardner Sr.
Born about in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died about in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

Abel Gardner was born September 1, 1673, the son of Samuel Gardner and Mary White of Salem, Massachusetts[1] [2] [3]

Circa 1694, he married Sarah Porter, the daughter of Israel Porter and Elizabeth Hathorne of Salem[4] [2] [5], and their children included:

  1. Samuel, born March 7, 1695[6] [7], who married Sarah, daughter of John and Hannah (Treadwell) Adams of Ipswich in 1719; and who died about 1736 [2] [3]
  2. Jonathan, born Feb 23, 1697[8] [9], who married Elizabeth (daughter of John and Elizabeth (Weld) Gardner); and then married widow Mary Avery of Bostone, and then married widow Mary (Pickering) Palfrey of Salem ; [2]and who died November 27, 1783 [3]
  3. Thomas, born Feb 21, 1699[10], who died in 1700[11] [2] [3]
  4. Elizabeth, born March 30, 1701[12] [13], who married John Waters, Jr[2], the son of John and Mary Waters of Salem [3]
  5. Thomas, baptized Oct. 14, 1705[14], who married Eunice Waters, daughter of John and Mary Waters[2] [3]
  6. Israel, baptized October 5, 1707[15] [2] [3]
  7. Sarah, baptized May 21, 1710[14], who married Joseph Osborne[2], the son of Samuel and Eleanor Osborne of Salem [3]
  8. Abel, baptized May 10, 1713[15], who married Priscilla Stacey [2], the daughter of Simon and Sarah (Hill) Stacey of Salem[3]
  9. Hannah, baptized May 1, 1715[13] [2] [3]
  10. Mary, baptized Oct. 28, 1716[16], who married Nathaniel Waters[2], the son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (King) Waters of Salem[3]
  11. Joseph, baptized Sept. 28, 1718[9] [2], who married Mehitable, daughter of Joseph and Mehitable (Putnam) Pope of Salem[3]

Sarah Porter died September 24, 1728[2][3], and Abel remarried Sarah King in 1731[17][2]. There are no children noted for this second marriage[3]

Abel Gardner was a tanner, a surveyor and a selectman[3]

Abel Gardner died November 10, 1739[2], and is buried in Harmony Grove Cemetery in Salem[18]. His will was dated Jan 12, 1737, and was proved November 19, 1739[3]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLR-Y8B : 10 February 2018), Abell Gardner, 01 Sep 1673; citing Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 The History of Salem, Massachusetts Volume 1, page 69-70, by Perley, Sidney (Salem, Mass.: Sidney Perley, 1924)
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 38, see person 59 on pages 213-222 . The vital statistics start on page 219. Published in 1902, Salem, Massachusetts
  4. Torrey's New England Marriages Volume 1, page 598 New England Marriages to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.
  5. The History of Salem, Massachusetts Volume 2, page 162, by Perley, Sidney (Salem, Mass.: Sidney Perley, 1924)
  6. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLB-32T : 10 February 2018), Abell Gardner in entry for Samuel Gardner, 07 Mar 1695; citing Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  7. Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 342 showing Gardner, Samuel, s. Abell and Sarah, Mar. 7, 1695-6
  8. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLB-321 : 10 February 2018), Abell Gardner in entry for Jonathan Gardner, 23 Feb 1697; citing Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 340 showing
    • Gardiner, Jonathan, s. Abell and Sarah, Feb. 23, 1697-8
    • Gardiner, Joseph, s. Abell and Sarah, bp. Sept. 28, 1718
  10. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLY-4Y2 : 10 February 2018), Tho. Gardner, 21 Feb 1699; citing Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  11. Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Deaths page 273 showing Gardner, Thomas, s. Abell, Apr. 13, 1700
  12. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLY-4TY : 10 February 2018), Eliz. Gardner, 30 Mar 1701; citing Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 339 showing
    • Gardner, Elizabeth, d. Abell, Mar. 30, 1701
    • Gardner, Hannah, d. Abel and Sarah, bp. May 1, 1715
  14. 14.0 14.1 Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 338 showing
    • Gardiner, Sarah, d. Abel, bp. May 21, 1710
    • Gardiner, Thomas, s. Abel, bp. Oct. 14, 1705
  15. 15.0 15.1 Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 337 showing
    • Gardiner, Abel, s. Abel, bp. May 10, 1713
    • Gardiner, Israel, s. Abel, bp. Oct. 5, 1707
  16. Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts; From 1600 to 1850; Nantucket - Births page 341 showing Gardner, Mary, d. Abel and Sarah, bp. Oct. 28, 1716
  17. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC8J-2N5 : 9 February 2018), Abel Gardner and Sarah King, 01 Jun 1731; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 0874032 IT 1-2.
  18. Find A Grave: Memorial #34982444
  • Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 2 - William Richard Cutter, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908
  • Torrey gives the following sources:Salem 1:69, 2:162; Gardner (ms); EIHC 37:388; 38:219; Reg 57:385; Wildes Anc. 138


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