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GARDNER

BARBER
Index Page: Clendennen / Ehlers
WALKER
USSERY

~~~~~First Generation~~~~~


JAMES GARDNER (b: 1738 Ireland, d: unknown) married about 1759 (b: abt 1740, d: unknown).

Their children:


1. MARMADUKE GARDNER (b: Feb 6, 1760 Dublin, Ireland, d: July 25, 1838 Clarke CO., MS) m: CATHERINE about 1789


~~~~~Second Generation~~~~~


MARMADUKE GARDNER (b: Feb 6, 1760 Dublin, Ireland, d: July 25, 1838 Clark, MS) married CATHERINE (b: Unknown MS, d: Oct 11, 1837 MS).

Their children:


1. GEORGE WASHINGTON GARDNER (b: 1782 SC, d: unknown) m: MARY JANE ENNIS

2. JAMES GARDNER (b: 28 Feb 1789 SC, d: abt 1830/34 SC) It has been told that he was murdered by a runaway slave. m: MARY MCCREARY

3. TOBIAS GARDNER (b: 30 May 1792 SC, d: 31 October 1820 SC) m: JINCY T.H.

4. TABITHA GARDNER (b: 24 March 1794 SC, d: 3 April 1851 Clarke CO, MS) m: ISAAC MARTIN CHADICK


~~~~~Third Generation~~~~~

GEORGE WASHINGTON GARDNER (b: 1782 Barnwell CO., SC, d: unknown) married MARY JANE ENNIS (b: 1786 MS, d: unknown)

Their children:


1. ELIJAH J. GARDNER (b: abt 1808 d: unknown)

2. ISAAC B. GARDNER (b: abt 1810 d: unknown)

3. MARY ANN S. GARDNER (b: abt 1811 d: unknown)

4. MARMADUKE GARDNER (b: Aug 13, 1812, d: May 4, 1879 Williamson Co., TX) m: (1) RHODA CAROLINE USSERY; (2) AMANDA JANE JONES

5. MATTHEW McCREARY GARDNER (b: 1814 d: unknown)

6. WILLIAM ABRAHAM GARDNER (b: 1815 SC d: 1880 MS) m: LUCINDA A. LIVINGSTON

7. ISIAH GARDNER (b: nov 23, 1815 SC d: unknown TX) m: Beady 8. SAMUEL N. GARDNER (b: 1818 d: unknown) m: Margaret Thompson

9. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GARDNER (b: 22 November 1822 SC, d: 11 February 1882 Williamson CO., TX) m: MARY ELIZABETH WOOD

10. GEORGE WASHINGTON GARDNER, JR (b: fEB 13, 1818 d; 1834 SC) m: (1) ANN S. YOUNGBLOOD (2) MARY JAN TOWNSEND (3) ELIZABETH

11. LEWIS D. GARDNER (b: 1827 d: unknown) m: ELIZABETH HOOKER

12. THOMAS J. GARDNER (b: 1828 SC d: 1872 TX)

13. ALBERT LOCKWOOD GARDNER (b:1830 d: unknown)


~~~~~Fourth Generation~~~~~




Picture above taken about 1870 in Milam CO., TX. (left to right): Rev. Marmaduke Gardner (father), James Madison Gardner (son), Rhoda Ussery Gardner (mother), and daughter.

MARMADUKE GARDNER founded Siloam, TX (Williamson Cty) December 1, 1854 and was minister of the Universalist church with 6 whites and 1 negro slave as members. He made boots for the Confederate Troops; he was a blacksmith, hunter, farmer and one of the early Universalist preachers in Texas. (b: August 8, 1812 Raleigh NC, d: May 4, 1879 Williamson CO., TX buried in Gardner-Lawhom Cemetery Lee CO., TX) married (1) RHODA CAROLINE USSERY (b: Dec 21, 1814 Montgomery CO., NC, d: July 30, 1879 Williamson CO., TX buried in Gardner-Lawhon Cemetary Lee CO., TX), daughter of SQUIRE WELCOME USSERY and KEZIA on Nov 18, 1832 in Barnwell Dist. SC; (2) AMANDA JANE JONES (b: 11 Sep 1837; d: Aug 1892 buried Gardner-Lawhon Cemetery) married: Oct or Nov 1878.

Children of Marmaduke and Rhoda Gardner:


1. JULIA LOUISE GARDNER (b: Sept 11, 1848 MS, d: Nov 26, 1922 Santana, Orange CO., CA) m: JAMES FRANKLIN SHAW

2. TABITHA ESTHER GARDNER (b: May 14, 1836 Clarke CO., MS, d: Aug 28, 1928 TX) m: ISAAC NEWTON BARBER, SR.

3. SUSANNA GARDNER (b: 18 Nov 1833 SC, d: July 1880) m: EDWARD LANKFORD

4. SAPHRONIA J. GARDNER (b: Sept 29, 1834 SC, d: aft 1879) m: REV. WILLIAM GREEN

5. JOSEPH W. GARDNER (b: 1837 MS, d: 1864 in civil War) m: NANCY SCALES

6. FRANCES ESTHER (EASTER) GARDNER (b: March 18, 1839 MS, d: dEC 7, 1883 TX) m: SEABORN JAMES BARBER

7. FRANCIS MARION GARDNER (b: June 22, 1840 MS, d: 1876/1879) m: NANCY SCALES

8. THOMAS JEFFERSON GARDNER (b: 1841 MS, d: 1862 TN in Battle of Shiloh)

9. SARAH ALMIRA GARDNER (b: Jan 4, 1843 MS, d: June 4, 1901 Thorndale, TX) m: (1) EDMUND DANCE (2) FRANCIS PEEBLES

10. RHODA CAROLINE (KATE) GARDNER (b: May 13, 1845 Clarke CO., MS, d: October 28, 1917 Lee CO., TX) m: (1) BOB WEEKS (2) WILLIAM BRADLEY DEAR (3) WILLIAM J. LAWHON(b: 1845 d: 1905)

11. ALMIRA J. GARDNER (b: Nov 11, 1846 MS, d: March 10, 1910 TX) m: THOMAS JEFFERSON OLIVE

12. RICHARD GARDNER (b: abt 1847 d: infant)

13. JAMES MADISON (Tuck) GARDNER (b: Jan 4, 1850 MS, d: Feb 7, 1900 TX) m: (1) NANCY LAWHON (2) ADA WILLIAMS (3) MARY ANN TODD FRAZIER

14. BABY GARDNER (b: 1850 MS)

15. JUDITH ELLEN GARDNER (b: July 6, 1852 MS, d: Mar 19, 1917 TX) m: JOHN CARR LAWHON

16. ISAAC GARDNER (triplett) (b: Jan 28, 1854 TX, d: Mar 5, 1872 TX)

17. ABRAHAM GARDNER (triplett) (b: Jan 28, 1854 TX, d: 1854 TX)

18. JACOB GARDNER (triplett) (b: Jan 28, 1854 TX, d: 1856 TX)

19. LUCY HELEN GARDNER (b: May 19, 1856 TX, d: Sept 5, 1907 TX) m: DAVID B. LAWHON


~~~~~Fifth Generation~~~~~


TABITHA ESTHER GARDNER (b: 14 May 1836 Clarke CO., MS d: 28 August 1908) On 10 October 10 1853, she married ISAAC NEWTON BARBER (b: 1826 GA), son of JAMES HENRY BARBER and MARY ANN COLLINS of GA and AL.

Their children:


1. THOMAS JEFFERSON BARBER (b: 1853 MS d: unknown) m: MARY VIRGINIA WADDLE

2. ISAAC NEWTON BARBER (b: 1854 d: unknown) m: (1) FRANCES MARION BARMORE (2) ORA ESTELLE NEWCOMB

3. MAREY V. BARBER (b: 1855 TX d: unknown) m: ANDREW JENSEN

4. SARAH BARBER (b: 1856 TX d: unknown) m: JAMES WILEY GUNN

5. LAUNA BARBER (b: 1859 d: unknown) m: ELIAS BAKER

6. SOPHRONIA ESTHER BARBER (b: July 2, 1864 TX, d: Dec 15, 1940 TX) m: WILLIAM FRANCIS WALKER

7. WILLIAM MILTON BARBER (b: 1866 TX, d: 1869 TX)

8. JAMES HINTON BARBER (b: 1868 TX d: unknown) m: MARY THOMPSON

9. ELLEN TABITHA BARBER (b: 1870 TX d: unknown) m: HENRY HORTON GRIMES)

10. ALBERT MANFORD BARBER (b: 1872 TX d: unknown) m: SARAH ELIZABETH MODESETT

11. JOE BARBER (b: 1876 TX d: unknown) m: ELIZABETH McIVER

12. IDA BARBER (b: 1878 TX d: unknown) m: RUFUS WILKERSON

13. STELLA BARBER (b: 1881 TX d: unknown) m: HENRY EDWARD BRYANT


~~~~~Sixth Generation~~~~~


SOPHRONIA ESTHER BARBER (b: July 13, 1963 Williamson, TX, d: Dec 15, 1940 Corpus Christi, Nueces cO., TX) married WILLIAM FRANCIS "FRANK" WALKER (b: Aug 15, 1856 Griffin, GA, d: Dec 7, 1932 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX) son of ROBERT WALKER and ELIZABETH WEST CAIN.

Their children:


1. CLAUDIA LAVONIA WALKER (b: 1885) m: ROARK

2. WILBUR WALKER(b: July 23, 1887) m: PEARL BOGGUS

3. MARGARET PAGE WALKER (d: infant)

4. ROBERT BARBER WALKER (b: April 3, 1894) m: MYRTLE TAYLOR

5. ELIZABETH EMILY WALKER (b: 1896) m: CLYDE OVERMAN

6. FRANCES REBECCA WALKER (b: Dec 21, 1898, d: Dec 26, 1993) m: OREA A. EHLERS, SR.

7. STELLA IRENE WALKER (b: Feb 10, 1900) m: DEWEY WORDEN

8. LENORA ELLEN WALKER (b: Mar 25, 1903) m: STANLEY McMURRAY

9. OLIVE PEARL WALKER (b: Nov 1906) m: RENE McCLARY


~~~~~Seventh Generation~~~~~


FRANCES REBECCA WALKER (b: Dec 21, 1898, d: Dec 26, 1993) married OREA ALVIN EHLERS, SR (b: July 13, 1887, d: Nov 1979), son of JOHN HENRY EHLERS, JR. and MARY ELIZABETH HERKER . They owned a farm in Odem, TX.

Their children:


1. OREA A. EHLERS JR. (b: 1922 TX) m: NORMA JEAN CLENDENNEN 2. JOHN WALKER EHLERS (b: 1935 TX) m: ELAINE GEORGE


~~~~~Eighth Generation~~~~~


OREA A. EHLERS. JR. (b: 1922 Corpus Christi, TX) married NORMA JEAN CLENDENNEN (b: Nov 10, 1927 Texon, TX), daughter of MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN and BERNICE ELIZABETH O'NEILL of Sinton, TX on Feb 26, 1945. They lived in Sinton, TX, then Corpus Christi, TX.

Their children:

1. ORENE ELIZABETH EHLERS (b: 1945 Sinton, TX) m: (1) LAWRENCE REEVES BURNSIDE (2) MARK DOUGLAS CUSTER

2. BARBARA JEAN EHLERS (b: 1947 Sinton, TX) m: (1) DOUGLAS NOEL STEPHENS (2) GARNER GENE FARRIER


~~~~~Ninth Generation~~~~~


ORENE ELIZABETH EHLERS (b: Oct 27, 1945 Sinton, TX) married (1) LAWRENCE REEVES BURNSIDE (b: Feb 3, 1948 Corpus Christi, TX), son of F.W. BURNSIDE and MABEL CRANK, on Mar 22, 1966 in Corpus Christi, TX. (2) MARK DOUGLAS CUSTER (b: Mar 14, 1960 Corpus Christi, TX), son of MORRIS D. CUSTER and CEIL KELLY on Mar 13, 1999 in Bandera, TX.

Child of ORENE and LAWRENCE BURNSIDE:


1. LAWRENE ELIZABETH BURNSIDE (b: Oct 30, 1970 K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI)


BARBARA JEAN EHLERS (b: Aug 2, 1947 Sinton, TX) married (1) DOUGLAS NOEL STEPHENS (b: 1942), son of DOUG STEPHENS and EDNA CHANEY. (2) GARNER GENE FARRIER (b: Jan 11, 1953), son of FRANCIS MARION FARRIER and RUBY PULLIN, on Oct 16, 1987.

Child fo BARBARA and DOUGLAS STEPHENS:


1. CHRISTOPHER NOEL STEPHENS (b: Jan 11, 1969 Corpus Christi, TX)


~~~~~Tenth Generation~~~~~


LAWRENE ELIZABETH BURNSIDE (b: Oct 30, 1970 K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI).

Children:


1. COLIN NOEL (b: Oct 16, 1989 Corpus Christi, TX)

2. TROY STEPHEN (twin) (b: Feb 13, 1995 Alameda, CA)

3. TREY MATTHEW (twin) (b: Feb 13, 1995 Alameda, CA)



Last Update: 11 September 2007

Prepared by: Orene Ehlers Custer, July 1999

Information gathered from family members, Gardner-Lawhon Cemetery , Rhoda Caroline Ussery and Marmaduke Gardner , A Burr Under the Buckle of the Bible Belt - Chapter 3 and the Family Search Internet Genealogy Service.

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