Garden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The tale of the name Garden begins with a family who lived in the barony of Gardyne, which was in the parish of Kirkden in the county of Angus. The surname Garden belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Garden family

The surname Garden was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times.

Important Dates for the Garden family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garden research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1450 are included under the topic Early Garden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Garden Spelling Variations

Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Garden has been spelled Garden, Gardine, Gardyne, Jardine, Gardin, Gardan, Gardane, Jarden, Jardyne, Jardene and many more.

Early Notables of the Garden family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Garden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Garden family to Ireland

Some of the Garden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Garden migration to the United States

In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Garden:

Garden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • George Garden, who settled in Virginia in 1649
Garden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Alexander Garden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1743 [1]
  • James Garden, who arrived in Virginia in 1754 [1]
  • Peter Garden who purchased land in Georgia in 1773
Garden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Garden, who arrived in New York in 1823 [1]
  • Humfrey Garden, who landed in Virginia in 1884 [1]

Garden migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garden Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. William Garden U.E. who settled in Fredericton, New Brunswick c. 1784 he was Assistant Deputy Commissionar General of Fredericton [2]
Garden Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Miles Garden was in Gallops Company in the abortive expedition on Quebec by Sir William Phipps

Garden migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Garden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Frederick Garden, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Garden (post 1700)

  • Nancy Garden (b. 1938), American author
  • Mary Garden (1874-1967), Scottish-American operatic soprano
  • Martin Garden, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900 [4]
  • Jack Garden, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964 [4]
  • G. Allen Garden, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960 [4]
  • Mrs. E. L. Garden, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1924 [4]
  • Anton Garden, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928 [4]
  • A. D. Garden, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ohio County, 1887-92 [4]
  • David Graeme Garden OBE (b. 1943), Scottish author, actor, comedian, artist and television presenter, best known as a member of The Goodies
  • Stuart Garden (b. 1972), Scottish football player and manager
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY EMMA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837LadyEmma.htm
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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