James Gardner

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
James Gardner, son of Richard Gardner and Sarah Shattuck, was born at Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 19 May 1664.1 He died at Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, 1 August 1723.2

James married (1) Mary Starbuck, daughter of Nathaniel Starbuck and Mary Coffin, at Nantucket Co., about 1684;3 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Rachel Gardner, daughter of John Gardner and Priscilla Grafton, at Nantucket Co., about 1700;3,4 he married (3) Patience Harker, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Nantucket Co., about 1710;5 he married (4) Mary Coffin, daughter of James Coffin and Mary Severance, at Nantucket Co., about 1720.6

James Gardner left a will dated 28 July 1723, and proved 14 Nov 1723 naming:
wife Mary,
Sons Samuel, Jethro, Barnabas, Jonathan, James
Daughters Elizabeth Gorham and Mehetable Gardner
Executors to be sons Jethro, Barnabas, Jonathan and James.7

Family 1

Mary Starbuck b. 30 Mar 1663, d. abt. 1696
Children
  • Samuel Gardner8,7 b. say 1685, d. 28 Oct 1757
  • Elizabeth Gardner9,7 b. say 1687, d. 22 Oct 1763
  • Jethro Gardner10,7 b. say 1691, d. 7 May 1734
  • Mehitable Gardner11,7 b. 1693, d. 28 May 1777
  • Barnabas Gardner12,7 b. 12 Apr 1695, d. 14 Sep 1768
  • Jonathan Gardner13,7 b. 12 Sep 1696, d. 3 Sep 1777

Family 2

Rachel Gardner b. 3 Aug 1661, d. say 1710
Child

Family 3

Patience Harker b. abt. 1663, d. Mar 1717/18

Family 4

Mary Coffin b. 18 Apr 1665, d. 1 Feb 1741
This person was last edited on21 Dec 2017

Citations

  1. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts, to the Year 1849, 6 vols. (1916-1925; reprint, Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1988), 1:340, further cited as Vital Records of Salem.
  2. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, five vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-28), 5:304, further cited as Vital Records of Nantucket.
  3. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:45.
  4. [S1195] Nantucket County Courthouse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1706-1867, 1:10-13, FHL microfilm 906832, further cited as Nantucket Probate Records.
  5. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), 757, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  6. [S35] Starbuck, History of Nantucket, 663-664.
  7. [S1195] Nantucket Probate Records, 1:110-111; FHL #906832.
  8. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:72.
  9. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:32.
  10. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:47.
  11. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:56.
  12. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:20.
  13. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:49.