It is just barely possible, given the Maryland birthplace

for the founder of this family, that he came from an

Acadian family of the dispersion that had worked its way

back towards Canada.


1. John Gardner, b. c. 1781, Maryland--d. 21 May 1861, Grand Isle, Vt. 1860 census, Grand Isle, Vt., age 79, laborer, living with Francis and Margaret (Germain) Tromp/Trempe. m. Rose Bouchard/Bushey, who d. before 1851.

1.1 Joseph Gardner/Gardiner, b. c. 1826, Rouses Point, N.Y.--d. 6 November 1890, Dickinson, Franklin Co., N.Y. Joseph Gilbert Gardener, son of Jean Gardener and Rose Anne Bouchard, baptized 12 June 1827, St-Cyprien-de-

Napierville. 1843 School List, Grand Isle, Vt., as Joseph Tromp or Gardner, living with Francis and Margaret Tromp. m. 17 June 1851, St. Joseph's, Burlington, Vt., Josephte Desroches/Jane Stone, b. c. 1826, Canada--d. 25 October 1903, dau. of Antoine Desroches and Marguerite Marneau. Civil War Service, 11th Regt. 1860 census, South Hero, Vt.; 1870 census, Dickinson, Franklin Co., N.Y.

1.1.1 John Gardner/Jean-Baptiste Jardinier, b. c. 1852, Vt. Baptized 7 August 1852, St. Joseph's Corbeau, Coopersville, Clinton Co., N.Y., Jean, born 28 March, son of Joseph Garner and of Josephte Desrocher. Godfather Antoine Des Roche and godmother Margueritte Morneaux. m. 10 December 1877, Grand Isle, Vt., Margaret/Maggie Young, age 22, dau. of Joseph and Margaret (Deuell) Young/Lajeunesse. He b. 1851--d. 1932; she b. 1856--d. 1921. Buried South Hero Cemetery. Possibly on 1910 census, North Hero, Vt. Joseph M. Gardiner, b. 11 October 1878, Grand Isle, Vt.--d. 28 August 1881, age 2 years 8 months. Buried St. Amadeus Cemetery, Alburgh, Vt. Clayton M. Gardner, b. 30 August 1880, North Hero, Vt. Probably baptized as Clemeris Jardinner, son of Joarm Batis Jardiner, of Grand Isle, at Swanton, Vt., Catholic Church. Godparents: Joseph Lajeunesse/Young and Margarita Duel/Wells.

1.1.2 Napoleon A. Gardner, b. c. 1853, Vt.

1.1.3 Waldo Gardner, b. c. 1856, Vt.

1.1.4 Mary Esther Gardner, b. 16 October 1866, Grand Isle, Vt.

1.2 Elizabeth Gardner, b. c. 1826/28, Canada. m. c. 1845, Peter Vondle, son of Peter and Catherine (Thiriac-

Laforest) Vandal. States that her father b. Maryland and her mother b. Canada.

2. Ortmas Jardin. m. Seline Gelot. Probably a son of #1.1.

2.1 George Jardin, bap. 12 April 1874, St. Rose de Lima, South Hero, Vt. Godparents J.B. Jardinier and Margarete Lajeunesse.

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