Capt. Lion Gardiner

The Gardiner family was the first family in what would become known as New York state, on Gardiner's Island, after Lion Gardiner became the first European to settle the Colony. He was also granted the titled Lord of Manor of Gardiner Island, which is the biggest privately owned island in America today.

Capt. Lion Gardiner[edit | edit source]

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Nothing is known of Lion Gardiner's youth expect that he was born in England and probably a member of the English gentry; he however was a member of Parliment. The first part of his early life that we know of when he volunteered to help maintain the republic of Holland, Netherlands, because England was a great ally of Holland. Durin his time in Holland is was a master egineer for the William I, Prince of Orange. While he was fighting in Holland, because of his master skills of egnieering, the Lords and Gentlement of Egland asked him to go to New England to help construct and fortify the forts. After signing a contract with the Massachusetts Company after agreeing that he would anually be paid 100, Gardiner and his family embarked for New England from London on 10 July 1635 on the ship Batcheler; he was 36 years old.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Coat of Arms [edit | edit source]

of Capt. Lion Gardiner, 1st Lord of the Manor[edit | edit source]

Arms - Sable a Chevron between two griffins heads erased in chief and cross fromed in base or.

of John Gardiner, 5th Lord of the Manor[edit | edit source]

Arms - Argent a chevron gules between three buglehorns stringed sable.

Crest - An arm in arwor, proper hand grasping the broken shaft of a lance.

Coat of Arms of Lord Henry Gardiner II

of Lord Henry Gardiner II[edit | edit source]

Marriage and Family[edit | edit source]

Founding of New York State[edit | edit source]

The first settlement in what would become New York state was founded in East Hampton by Lion Gardiner who was a captain in the army of the William I, Prince of Orange.

Pequot War[edit | edit source]

Capt. Lion Gardiner faught at the Battle of Mystic during the Pequot War 1636.

Lords of the Manor[edit | edit source]

Lineage of the Lords of the Manor[edit | edit source]

  1. Capt. Lion Gardiner I (c1599-1663), 1st Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: Mary Wilemson
      1. David Gardiner I (1636-1689), 2nd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1637, Mary Leingman
      2. Mary Gardiner (1638-)
      3. Elizabeth Gardiner (1641-)

of David Gardiner and Mary Leringman[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner I (1636-1689), 2nd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1637, Mary Leingman
      1. John Gardiner I (1661-1738), 3rd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1st, Mary King (1670-1707)
        • m: 2nd, Sarah Chandler-Coit (1696-1711)
        • m: 3rd, Elizabeth Allyn (1710-?)
      2. David Gardiner, Jr. (?-?)
      3. Lion Gardiner II (?-?)
      4. Elizabeth Gardiner (?-?)

of John Gardiner I and Mary King[edit | edit source]

  1. John Gardiner I (1661-1738), 3rd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1st, 1670; Mary King (1670-1707)
      1. David Gardiner III (1691-1751), 4th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1st, 1713; Rachel Schellinger (?-1744)
        • m: 2nd, Mehetable Burrows
      2. John Gardiner, Jr. (1693-c1724)
      3. Samuel Gardiner (1695-)
      4. Joseph Gardiner (1697-)
      5. Hannah Gardiner (1699-)
      6. Mary Gardiner (1702-)
      7. Elizabeth Gardiner (?-?)
    • m: 2nd, 1708; Sarah Chandler-Coit (1696-1711)
    • m: 3rd, Elizabeth Allyn (1710-?)

of David Gardiner III and Rachel Schellinger[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner III (1691-1751), 4th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island

of John Gardiner III and Elizabeth Mulford[edit | edit source]

  1. John Gardiner III (1714-1764), 5th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1st, 1737; Elizabeth Mulford (1714-1754)
    • m: 2nd, Deborah Lathrop (1717-1777)
      1. David Gardiner (1738-1774), 6th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: 1766, Jerusha Buell (1749-1782)
      2. Mary Gardiner (1740-1772)
      3. John Gardiner (1745-1747)
      4. John Gardiner (1747-1813)
      5. Elizabeth Gardiner (1749-1817)
      6. Jerusha Gardiner (1751-1844)

of David Gardiner IV and Juerusha Buell[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner (1738-1774), 6th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: 1766, Jerusha Buell (1749-1782)
      1. John-Lion Gardiner (1770-1816), 7th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: 1803, Sarah Griswold (1781-?)
      2. David Gardiner VI (1772-)

of John-Lion Gardiner and Sarah Girswold[edit | edit source]

  1. John-Lion Gardiner (1770-1816), 7th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: 1803, Sarah Griswold (1781-?)
      1. David Johnson Gardiner (1804-1829), 8th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
      2. Sarah Diodate Gardiner (1807-?)
      3. Mary Brainard Gardiner (1809-1833)
      4. John-Griswold Gardiner (1812-1861), 9th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
      5. Samuell Beull Gardiner (1815-1882), 10th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: Mary G. Thompson (?-1887)

of Samuell Beull Gardiner and Mary G. Thompson[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel Beull Gardiner (1815-1882), 10th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: Mary G. Thompson (?-1887)
      1. Mary-Thompson Gardiner (?-?)
      2. David-Johnson Gardiner (?-?), 11th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
      3. John-Lyon Gardiner (?-?), 12th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: C.L-Jones

of John-Lyon Gardiner and C.L-Jones [edit | edit source]

  1. John-Lyon Gardiner (?-?), 12th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: C.L-Jones
      1. C-Livingston Gardiner
      2. Adele-Griswold Gardiner
      3. Lion Gardiner III
      4. John Gardiner VI 
      5. Winthrop Gardiner
      6. Sarah-Griswold Gardiner
        • m: John A. Tvler (?-1883)

Full Lineage[edit | edit source]

  1. Capt. Lion Gardiner I (c1599-1663), 1st Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: Mary Wilemson
      1. David Gardiner I (1636-1689), 2nd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1637, Mary Leringman (?-?)
      2. Mary Gardiner (1638-1727)
        • m: Jeremiah Conkling (?-c1712)
      3. Elizabeth Gardiner (1641-c1657)
        • m: Arthur Howell (?-?)

of David Gardiner I and Mary Leringman[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner I (1636-1689), 2nd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1637, Mary Leingman (?-?)
      1. John Gardiner I (1661-1738), 3rd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1st, Mary King (1670-1707)
        • m: 2nd, Sarah Chandler-Coit (1696-1711)
        • m: 3rd, Elizabeth Allyn (1710-?)
      2. David Gardiner, Jr. (?-?)
      3. Lion Gardiner II (?-?)
      4. Elizabeth Gardiner (?-?)

of Mary Gardiner and Jeremiah Conkling[edit | edit source]

  1. Mary Gardiner (1638-1727)
    • m: Jeremiah Conkling (?-c1712)
      1. Jeremiah Conkling, Jr. (?-c1719)
        • m: Unknown
      2. Capt. Cornellius Conkling (?-1748)
      3. Mary Conkling (?-1743)
        • Thomas Mulford (?-1727/31)
      4. David Conkling (?-?)
      5. Lewis Conkling (?-?)
      6. Ansias Conkling (?-?)

of Elizabeth Gardiner and Arthur Howell[edit | edit source]

  1. Elizabeth Gardiner (1641-c1657)
    • m: Arthur Howell (?-?)
      1. Elizabeth Howell (?-?)
        • m: James Loper

of John Gardiner I and Mary King[edit | edit source]

  1. John Gardiner I (1661-1738), 3rd Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1st, 1670; Mary King (1670-1707)
      1. David Gardiner III (1691-1751), 4th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1st, 1713; Rachel Schellinger (?-1744)
        • m: 2nd, Mehetable Burrows
      2. John Gardiner, Jr. (1693-c1724)
      3. Samuel Gardiner (1695-)
      4. Joseph Gardiner (1697-)
      5. Hannah Gardiner (1699-)
      6. Mary Gardiner (1702-)
      7. Elizabeth Gardiner (?-?)

of John Gardiner I and Sarah Chandler-Coit (1696-1711)[edit | edit source]

  1. John Chandler I (1661-1738)
    • m: 2nd, Sarah Chandler-Coit
      1. Dr. Jonathan Gardiner (1709-?)
        • m: 1733, Mary Adams (c1713-?)
      2. Sarah Gardiner (1710-?)
        • m: 1727, Charles Treat (c1695-1744)

of David Gardiner III and Rachel SchellingerEdit[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner III (1691-1751), 4th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1st, 1713; Rachel Schellinger (?-1744)
      1. John Gardiner III (1714-), 5th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: 1st, 1737; Elizabeth Mulford
        • m: 2nd, 1755; Deborah Lothrop (?-1777)
      2. Mary Gardiner (c1716-?)
      3. David Gardiner IV (1718-)
      4. Abraham Gardiner (1724-)
      5. Hannah Gardiner (1730-?)

of John Gardiner III and Elizabeth MulfordEdit[edit | edit source]

  1. John Gardiner III (1714-), 5th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: 1st, 1737; Elizabeth Mulford (1714-?)
    • m: 2nd, Deborah Lothrop (?-1777)
      1. David Gardiner IV (1735-), 6th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: 1766, Jerusha Buell (1749-1782)
      2. Mary Gardiner (1740-)
      3. John Gardiner IV (1745-1747)
      4. John Gardiner V (1747-)
      5. Elizabeth Gardiner (1749-?)
      6. Jerusha Gardiner (1751-?)

of David Gardiner IV and Juerusha BuellEdit[edit | edit source]

  1. David Gardiner IV (1735-), 6th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: 1766, Jerusha Buell (1749-1782)
      1. John-Lion Gardiner (1770-1816), 7th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: 1803, Sarah Griswold (1781-?)
      2. David Gardiner VI (1772-)

of John-Lion Gardiner and Sarah GirswoldEdit[edit | edit source]

  1. John-Lion Gardiner (1770-1816), 7th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: 1803, Sarah Griswold (1781-?)
      1. David Johnson Gardiner (1804-1829), 8th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
      2. Sarah Diodate Gardiner (1807-?)
      3. Mary Brainard Gardiner (1809-1833)
      4. John-Griswold Gardiner (1812-1861), 9th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
      5. Samuell Beull Gardiner (1815-1882), 10th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
        • m: Mary G. Thompson (?-1887)

of Samuell Beull Gardiner and Mary G. ThompsonEdit[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel Beull Gardiner (1815-1882), 10th Lord of the Manor of Garidner's Island
    • m: Mary G. Thompson (?-1887)
      1. Mary-Thompson Gardiner (?-?)
      2. David-Johnson Gardiner (?-?), 11th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
      3. John-Lyon Gardiner (?-?), 12th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
        • m: C.L-Jones

of John-Lyon Gardiner and C.L-Jones Edit[edit | edit source]

  1. John-Lyon Gardiner (?-?), 12th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner's Island
    • m: C.L-Jones
      1. C-Livingston Gardiner
      2. Adele-Griswold Gardiner
      3. Lion Gardiner III
      4. John Gardiner VI 
      5. Winthrop Gardiner
      6. Sarah-Griswold Gardiner
        • m: John A. Tvler (?-1883)

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