About Samuel Gardiner
Samuel Gardiner (Gardner) was one of several persons to whom lots were granted in 1640, "if the Townsmen see noe just cause to the contrary, and they will accept of them uppon such tearmes as the Townsmen shall see cause to propose." He is said to have been at Wethersfiold; removed, 1663, to Hadley. His wife's name was Elizabeth. He died June 21, 1676.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 238. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books