(1640 - 1722)
MarriageDespite the notoriety of the trial Gardiner does not appear to have lost his standing in the colony, he married Lydia Ballou, dau. of Robert Ballou of Portsmouth by whom he had several children, his widow married 2nd William Hawkins of Providence.
CivilLydia's dad's will, "unto my truly well beloved wife Susannah all my worldly estate, two daughters and sonn twelve pence apiece, and also my son in law George Gardiner, I leave to the protection of Almighty God dated the second of June in the year 1668"
1. AmericanAncestors.org. New England marriages to 1700 database, Boston, NEHGS, 2008., Volume 1 page 597.
2. Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015., Suffolk County Probate Records, 1636-1899; Page 27, 28. Page 28 marked ‘page 17 in original volume’. Image 212 of 922.
3. AmericanAncestors.org. New England marriages to 1700 database, Boston, NEHGS, 2008., Volume 1 page 597.
4. Find A Grave online indexed database, https://www.findagrave.com, Unknown, Memorial 51729216.