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Elizabeth (White) Gardner (abt. 1564 - aft. 1651)

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Elizabeth Gardner formerly White aka Allen
Born about in Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about (to before ) in Staunton St. John, Oxfordshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
Wife of — married after [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Little Bourton, Oxfordshire, , Englandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 22 Oct 2018
14:37: Darlene (Athey) Athey-Hill edited the Status Indicators for Elizabeth (White) Gardner. [Thank Darlene for this]
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Biography

Birth

Elizabeth WHITE, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Bawle) White, and sister of the famous Rev. John White "Patriarch of Dorchester", was born about 1564, at Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, England. [1]

Death

Elizabeth (White) Gardner was living on 1 Nov 1632, when her first husband, Thomas Gardner, made her the sole executrix of his will, and to inherit to sell some property, and keep other property for income, and to live at the Manor until their son Josiah reached 24 years of age.[2] Elizabeth's first husband, Thomas Gardner, died about a year after making his will, 27 Nov 1633.[2]
Elizabeth (White) Gardner, a widow, was living in 1637 when her sister Mary left her thirty shillings in her will.[3]
Elizabeth (White) (Gardner) Allen was living on 29 March 1648, when her brother, Rev. John White, left her twenty shillings in his will.
Elizabeth (White) (Gardner) Allen was living on 20 Jan 1650/1, when her eldest son Josiah Gardner named her in his will.[4]

Marriages and Children

Elizabeth White married twice, first to Thomas Gardner of "Little Bourton in Cropredy Oxon (near Banbury)" a yeoman by whom she had seven children.[5] They were married before 1616, when her father wrote his will making his daughter Elizabeth Gardner one of his beneficiaries.[5]
After the death of her 1st husband, Thomas Gardner, she married ____ Allen. [5] She was a widow in 1637, when her sister Mary (White) Terry named her "Elizabeth Gardner" in her will.[5]
  1. Josiah Gardner (d. 1656) Although he directly inherited the Manor house together with all its outbuildings garden, orchard, stables etc in 1633 from his father, his mother had a right to live in the house until her sons reached the age of 24. He married Amy Williams in Dorchester at Holy Trinity Church on 26 Mar 1640 and wrote his will on 20th Jan 1650/1 as he was about to embark on a perilous journey to the West Indies. His will was proved 20 Aug 1656, possibly he died in the West Indies or on the journey there. [5]
  2. Steven/Stephen Gardner
  3. Timothy Gardner
  4. Hannah Gardner m. Christopher French Jan 5 1630 Banbury, Oxon, 2nd m. Mr. Gregory[4]
  5. Katherine Gardner, m. Mr John Casper Hopff on 17 June 1633, "probably in St Peters Church, Dorchester", Dorset, England [5]
  6. Mary Gardner married Mr. Kingston
  7. Martha Gardner married Michael Deny/Denny

Undocumented and Erroneous

  1. Death 29 MAR 1648 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
  2. Also found Died March 29, 1648 in Little Bourton, Croperdy, Oxfordshire, England
  3. Burial Gardner, Salem, Massachusetts
NOTE for #1 and #2 - Elizabeth Gardner Allen was living on 20 Jan 1650/1[4]
NOTE for #2 - IF she was living at Little Bourton when she died, it was not at the Manor:
a. by the terms of her 1st husband's will she had possession of the manor only until their eldest son Josiah reached twenty-four years of age, and she remarried
b. the manor was not included in her eldest son's will dated 20 Jan 1650/1
NOTE for #1 and #3 - IF she were buried in Massachusetts, it would be under her current name of Allen, not Gardner. Dellinger-332

Source

  1. Source: #S1408038301 Source number: 18921.000; Submitter Code: BFO. Ancestry: World Marriage Records, Text: Birth date: 1564 Birth place: England
  2. 2.0 2.1 Will of Thomas Gardner - 1633, of Little Bourton, Oxfordshire, Dated 1st Nov 1632: Proved 27 Nov 1633, © Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC
  3. Will of Mary Terry 1637, NEHGR Vol 55 (1901), compiler Justin P. Kellogg, pages 222 - 223
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Will of Josiah Gardner of Little Bourton, Oxfordshire, Dated 20 Jan 1650/1: Proved 20 Aug 1656, Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Patriarch of Dorchester & Founder of Massachusetts
  • Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, N H Cooper, P D A Harvey, Marjory Hollings, Judith Hook, Mary Jessup, Mary D Lobel, J F A Mason, B S Trinder and Hilary Turner, 'Parishes: Great and Little Bourton', in A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred, ed. Alan Crossley (London, 1972), pp. 175-184. British History Online Parishes: Great and Little Bourton, in A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred, [accessed 17 May 2016].
  • Will of Mary Terry 1637, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013.) NEHGR Vol 55 (1901), Author: Justin P. Kellogg, page 222-3
  • Source S1388632807 Repository: #R1350374592 Ancestry Family Trees, Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Trees
  • Source: S-2066701704 Repository: #R-2066702049 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Text: Ancestry Family Trees


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On 28 Feb 2015 at 13:53 GMT Darlene (Athey) Athey-Hill wrote:

White-702 and White-18222 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, but need to merge the mothers first.



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