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David Girdner

Male 1784 - 1864  (79 years)


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  • Name David Girdner  [1
    Born 9 Oct 1784  Northampton Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1864  Livingston Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Springhill Cemetery, Springhill, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Notes 
    • David was the oldest son of Michael. He fought all through the War of 1812 and the Mormon War. He married Elizabeth, the daughter of Giles Parman. Her father was a full-blooded Englishman and fought through the Revolutionary War. David and Elizabeth had their first child, Mary, in 1806 while living in Tennessee. When Mary was a child, the family moved to Knox County, Kentucky where they settled and eleven more children were born. In 1833, the family moved to Livingston County, Missouri. One more child, James Madison Girdner, was born in Missouri.

      Moved from Tennessee up into Kentucky and settled in Knox county, while his first child was yet a baby. He lived in Knox and Whitly counties until eleven children were born to him, plus one he brought from Tennessee. In the fall of 1834 he moved to Missouri where Livingston Co. was afterward located, to wit, in 1837; and Chillicothe, the county seat, was located the same year. Settled where Utica is now located, in Livingston county

      (David Girdner Jr.) was born in Whitney county, Kentucky, on the 3rd day of Mary, 1826, and was one of a family of 13 children, 8 boys and 5 girls-- 3 of whom died in Kentucky and the other ten came to Missouri with their parents, David Girdner and wife in 1834 and settled in Livingston county.

      1850 US Census, MO, LIvingston Co., District 51, David Girdner, age 66, farmer, with wife Elizabeth 63, children David 23, Joseph 21, Jas. M. 18, Elizabeth 16, Elizabeth Prewet 21, Rekima Prewet 1, Sarah Berry 14

      Alternate year of death: 29 Jan 1861

      AE: 79 years, 3 mos, 20 days [1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9]
    Person ID I20103  Mindrum
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Father Michael Girdner,   b. 1754, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1814, Greene Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Hulda Beach,   b. Abt 1766,   d. 21 Jun 1858, Monroe Co. or McMinn Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 1782  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F14078  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Parman,   b. 8 Apr 1788, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1862, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1805  Greene Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Mary Girdner,   b. 12 Aug 1806, Greene Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1907, near Trenton, Grundy, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     2. Nancy Girdner,   b. 5 Jun 1808, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1901, Clear Creek, Daviess, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Greenberry Girdner,   b. 31 Dec 1810, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Aug 1907  (Age > 97 years)
     4. Elijah Girdner,   b. 4 Dec 1812, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Michael Girdner,   b. 28 Sep 1814, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1882, Barton Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Charles Girdner,   b. 11 Feb 1817, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Samuel Girdner,   b. 30 Jan 1820, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Betty Ann Girdner,   b. 10 Mar 1822, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mahala Girdner,   b. 15 May 1822, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1915, Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     10. David Girdner,   b. 3 May 1826, Whitney Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1918, Jackson Township, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     11. Joseph Girdner,   b. 31 Oct 1828, Knox Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1908, Livermore, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     12. James Madison Girdner,   b. 14 Jul 1832, Barbourville, Knox, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1921, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     13. Elizabeth "Betty" Girdner,   b. 28 Dec 1834, Livingston Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1884  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F14076  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Girdner, David
    Girdner, David
    Girdner, David and Elizabeth Parman
    Girdner, David and Elizabeth Parman

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