Person:Thomas Gardner (6)

Facts and Events
Name Thomas Gardner, Sr
Gender Male
Alt Birth? abt 1560 Dorchester, Dorset, England
Birth? 1565 Dorchester, Dorset, EnglandRIN: MH:IF61
Alt Birth? abt 1579 Dorchester, Dorset, England
Alt Marriage 1591 to Elizabeth White
Marriage 1610 Oxfordshire, EnglandRIN: MH:FF9
to Elizabeth White
Death? 1635 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesRIN: MH:IF62
Ancestral File Number 8XP3-1X

Came over in 1624 under the auspices of the Dorchester Company, with Rev. John white and 13 others to Gloucester, Cape Ann. The grant from Lord Sheffield was to Robert Cushman and Edward Winslow was made in Jan 1624. Thomas Gardner was the overseer of the plantation, John Tyler of the fisheries, and Robert Conant was appointed the governor.

They removed to Naumkeag, now Salem, MA in 1626.

RIN: MH:I34

!SOURCES: 1. Hartford Times, 19 Dec 1942 ans to query A-1376 (5)

          2. Gardner Fam B 5 B 21 p. 4
3. Main Archive Record