Capt. Caleb Gardner

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Caleb Gardner

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Brookline, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Death: September 29, 1761 (79)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieut. Thomas Gardner and Mary Gardner
Husband of Abial Gardner and Elizabeth Gardner
Father of Eleanor Phipps; Joanna Aspinwall; Sarah Gardner; Solomon Gardner; Lucy Gardner and 3 others
Brother of Lieut. Thomas Gardner; Sarah Gardner; Mary Gardner; Isaac Gardner; Peter Gardner and 3 others

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About Capt. Caleb Gardner

Not to be confused with Caleb Gardner (1687-1716) who married Sarah Phipps

9 children

He was a farmer and a Captain in the militia.

He had more than one wife.

14. xi. ABIEL PHIPPS, b. June 11, 1690 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. Aft. April 12, 1723.

14. ABIEL5 PHIPPS (SOLOMON4, SOLOMON3, JOHN2, WILLIAM1)138 was born June 11, 1690 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Masschusetts and was christened April 11, 1693, Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts142.

She married

  • (2) CAPTAIN CALEB GARDINER 140 December 22, 1709 in Brookline, Massachusetts 141, son of THOMAS GARDNER and MARY BOWLES.

He was born April 23, 1682 in Brookline, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, and died September 29, 1761 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He was a farmer, a Lieutenant and a Captain in the militia. He held several town offices; among them that of Selectman, for six years, between 1718 and 1729.

Caleb Gardner married, second, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Phipps of Portsmouth, N. H.

They moved to Newport, R. I., owing to the fact, it is said, that his neighbors were incensed at his marrying his niece. There he engaged in the West Indian trade. "He was an English goods merchant in Newport, and had a lumber wharf. He belonged to Mr. Styles's church." He died in Newport, R. I., September 29, 1761.


  • ii. ELEANORE GARDNER, b. May 25, 1711 Brookline, MA 40.
  • iii. JOANNA GARDNER143, b. May 27, 1712144; d. November 22, 1772144
  • iv. SOLOMON GARDNER, b. April 04, 1715 Brookline, MA 41.
  • v. SARAH GARDNER, b. June 27, 1717 Brookline, MA.
  • vi. ELIZABETH GARDNER, b. January 25, 1719/20 Brookline, MA
  • vii. LUCY GARDNER, b. February 13, 1722/23 Brookline, MA
  • viii. BETHIA GARDNER, b. December 10, 1725 Brookline, MA 42.
  • ix. CALEB GARDNER, January 18, 1728/29 Brookline, MA.
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Capt. Caleb Gardner's Timeline

April 23, 1682
Brookline, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
March 25, 1711
Age 28
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
May 3, 1712
Age 30
March 4, 1715
Age 32
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
June 27, 1717
Age 35
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
January 25, 1719
Age 36
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
February 13, 1722
Age 39
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
December 10, 1725
Age 43
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
January 18, 1729
Age 46
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts