Solomon Gardner

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Gerald R. Ford - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
Solomon Gardner, son of Richard Gardner and Mary Austin, was born at Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, 1 July 1680.1 He died at Nantucket, 17 June 1760.2

Solomon married Anna Coffin, daughter of Stephen Coffin and Mary Bunker, say 1705.3,4

Solomon Gardner left a will dated 13 August 1753, and proved 1 July 1760 calling himself "well as to bodily health", naming no wife but
daughters Elizabeth Swain, Sarah Joy, Mary Worth & Dinah Macy
sons Reuben, David, Stephen, Richard, Solomon, & Paul Gardner
the sons to be joint executors.

The estate was appraised at 393-13-4 comprised of Real Estate, 40 Sheep and 20 lambs, and 5/12 of a share of the old wharf.5


Anna Coffin b. say 1685, d. 22 Jun 1740
  • Reuben Gardner3,6,5 b. abt. 1705, d. 18 Nov 1784
  • Elizabeth Gardner3,7,5 b. abt. 1706
  • David Gardner3,8,5 b. Nov 1708, d. 28 Nov 1798
  • Sarah Gardner3,9,5 b. say 1713
  • Mary Gardner3,10,5 b. 1717
  • Stephen Gardner+1,5 b. abt. 1718, d. bef. 26 Nov 1774
  • Dinah Gardner3,11,5 b. say 1720, d. 13 Jun 1796
  • Richard Gardner3,12,5 b. say 1722
  • Solomon Gardner3,1,5 b. 1725, d. 1764
  • Paul Gardner3,13,5 b. 29 Mar 1730, d. 17 Mar 1813
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, five vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-28), 2:76, further cited as Vital Records of Nantucket.
  2. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 5:320.
  3. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), page 760-61, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  4. [S1195] Nantucket County Courthouse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1706-1867, 1:113-114, FHL microfilm 906832, further cited as Nantucket Probate Records.
  5. [S1195] Nantucket Probate Records, 2:385-387,454; FHL #906832.
  6. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:69.
  7. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:30.
  8. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:26.
  9. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:74.
  10. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:57.
  11. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:27.
  12. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:70.
  13. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:63.