William Gardner was born 7 May 1831 in Butler County and died 12 June 1913 in New Castle, Lawrence County. He was married to Effie Jane Ralston, daughter of Robert and Sophia Rohrer Ralston.
William and Effie Jane became the parents of Mary Sophia Gardner Carson, William Lawrence Gardner, Catherine Gardner Mills Welsh, Elizabeth Gertrude Gardner Mills, Victor Marcellus Gardner, Francis Xavier Gardner, Loyola Gardner, and Vincent James Gardner.
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Submitted by Bea Mansfield, great great granddaughter