Biography of Henry L. Gardiner
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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Gardiner, Henry L., was born in Greenfield, November 2. 1818, a son of Howell G. Gardiner, a native of East Hampton, L. I., who came to Greenfield. in 1798, and in 1806 bought the farm Henry L. now owns; there Howell G. died February 26, 1866. Howell Gardiner. was justice of the town for twenty years, and three times a member of assembly. He left two sons and two daughters. Henry L; and sisters were educated in the common schools and at Bennington Seminary, Vermont. Henry L. is a farmer and owns 106 acres of land. In 1842 lie married Lydia Jane Darrow and they have three daughters, all living and married. In politics Mr.: Gardiner is a Democrat, but not an aspirant to office. He is the seventh in line of the Gardiners in the United States, dating back to Lyon Gardiner, who bought Gardiner's Island of the Indians in 1636, and said island has been held. by the Gardiner race ever since. Juliet, sister of Mr. Gardiner, lives with him, aged ninety-one years; she taught school for over fifty years. Mrs. H. L. Gardiner died in March, 1876, leaving three daughters: Harriet, Phebe and Mary.


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