|Birth: ||Apr. 19, 1661|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 1738|
His Excel'cy,...Third Lord of ye Isle of Wight.
Lion Gardiner and His Descendants, 1890 by Curtiss C Gardiner
"John3 Gardiner (David2, Lion1), son of David Gardiner the second proprietor of Gardiner's Island, was b. 19 April, 1661 (1), and was married four times. He married:
1) He m first: Mary, b. 1670, dau. of Samuel King (2), of Southold, and his wife Abigail (Ludlam) King, dau. of William Ludlam, Senior, and his wife Clemence, of Southampton. She d. 4 July, 1707, ae. 37, and was buried at East Hampton: her infant dau. d. 29 June, 1707, a fortnight old.
2) He m. second, 2 September, 1708, Sarah (Chandler-Coit), b. 19 November, 1696, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Douglass) Chandler, of Woodstock, Ct., and wid. of William Coit, of New London, Ct. She d. 3 July, 1711, and was buried at East Hampton.
3) He m. third, 13 July, 1710 (3), Elizabeth (Allyn-Allen), b. 1 December, 1669, dau. of John Allyn, who was a son of Matthew Allyn, one of the early settlers of Hartford, Ct., and wid. of Alexander Allen, of Windsor, Ct. (4) She d. on Gardiner's Island and was buried there. In 1806, the seventh proprietor of the Island erected a memorial stone over her grave. The date of her death does not appear there.
4) He m. fourth, 4 October, 1733, Elizabeth (Hedges-Osborne), dau. of Stephen Hedges and wid. of Daniel Osborne, of East Hampton. She survived her two husbands, and d. 19 May, 1747, ae. 64, and was buried at East Hampton.
JOHN came into possession of the Gardiner's Island on the death of his father, by entail, in his 29th year, being the third proprietor.
"In the Southold town records, JOHN and his brother Lion appear as witnesses, 27 December, 1676, to the deed of confirmation of the patentees of Southold. In the same records JOHN, and his brothers David and Lion appear in a deed of settlement, 2 July, 1690, as heirs to the estate of their father, "Mr. David (1). The birthday of John Gardiner has been questioned, Col. Abraham Gardiner left a record in his own handwriting, on a blank leaf in a volume of Watt's Psalms, as follows: "My Grand-father John Gardiner, was born April 13, 1661, and died in Groton Ct. June 29, 1737, by a fall from a horse; my father, David Gardiner, was born January 3, 1691, and died July 4, 1751, of compliented disorders. The church records kept by Rev. Nathaniel Huntting at East Hampton, have the following: "John Gardiner died June 25, 1738, aged 77 years two months."
David Gardiner (1636 - 1689)
Elizabeth Hedges Gardiner (____ - 1747)
Mary King Gardiner (1669 - 1707)*
Sarah Chandler Gardiner (1676 - 1711)*
Elizabeth Allyn Gardiner (1669 - ____)*
Samuel Gardiner (____ - 1727)*
David Gardiner (1691 - 1751)*
John Gardiner (1692 - 1725)*
Joseph Gardiner (1697 - 1752)*
Mary Gardiner Gray (1702 - 1726)*
Infant Gardiner (1707 - 1707)*
Jonathan Gardiner (1709 - 1735)*
Elizabeth Gardiner Parshall (1658 - 1690)*
John Gardiner (1661 - 1738)
Lion Gardiner (1665 - 1723)*
New London County
Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Jul 11, 2005
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