Thomas “The Planter” Gardner

Thomas “The Planter” Gardner

Birth
Sherborne, West Dorset District, Dorset, England
Death 29 Dec 1674 (aged 82)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 24962425 · View Source
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Husband of (1) Margaret Fryer, married circa 1614. (2) Damaris Shattuck, married after 1642.

He was overseer of first Cape Ann Plantation, innkeeper. He emigrated in 1624 on the "Zouch Phenix", Cape Ann, commissioned by the Dorchester Company with John Balch. On 17 May 1637 Made a freeman. He lived in 1641 at Essex St., Salem. Will on 29 Mar 1674/75.

Buried long before Harmony Grove Cemetery was founded (1840), the source below states that he is buried on "Mr. Gardner's Hill", which according to a 1692 map of Salem is along "Gardner's Brook" which is the same location as Harmony Grove Cemetery today.

He was baptized 30 October 1592 in Sherborne, Dorset, England per Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and burials, 1538-1812 per Beth Bauchet.

He and Margaret married 28 Apr 1617 at the Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Sherborne per Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812.

Margaret was baptized 25 Jun 1698, daughter of Walter and Grace (Mullins) Friar per Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812.

Walter and Grace married at the Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Dorset on 31 Jan 1591 per Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Contributor: Beth Bauchet (46956129)


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