David Gardiner (1784 - 1844)

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Birthplace: Gardiner's Island, Suffolk, NY
Death: Died in Fort Washington Prince George's County Maryland, USA
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About David Gardiner

Birth: 1784, USA Death: Feb. 28, 1844 Fort Washington Prince George's County Maryland, USA

David is the father of First Lady Julia Tyler, father-in-law of President John Tyler. David was a member of the New York state senate of the 1st. District from 1824 to 1827. David his daughter Julia and President Tyler were all on board the U.S.S. Princeton on the Potomac River near Fort Washington, when a cannon burst and killed many people, David was one of the people killed. The President and Julia almost lost their lives that day too. David was originally entombed at the Congressinoal Cemetery, Washington D.C. He was later interred at the South End Cemetery, East Hampto, Long Island, New York.

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 Abraham Gardiner (1763 - 1796)

 Juliana MacLachlan Gardiner (1799 - 1864)

 David Lion Gardiner (1816 - 1892)*
 Alexander Gardiner (1818 - 1851)*
 Julia Gardiner Tyler (1820 - 1889)*
 Margaret Gardiner Beeckman (1822 - 1857)*
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Burial: South End Cemetery East Hampton Suffolk County New York, USA

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Created by: TM Record added: Aug 14, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6685073 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6685073 May GOD Bless You ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has the right to be the equal of every other man - if he can.**********"They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies" . ~William Penn~ - Jonathan Robert De Mallie

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David Gardiner's Timeline

May 2, 1784
Gardiner's Island, Suffolk, NY
May 23, 1816
Age 32
Age 31
May 4, 1820
Age 36
Gardiners Island, New York, United States
February 28, 1844
Age 59
Fort Washington Prince George's County Maryland, USA
February 28, 1844
Age 59
South End Cemetery East Hampton Suffolk County New York, USA