(Abt 1822-Bef 1900)
Joseph married Amelia UNKNOWN about 1842 in Quebec, Canada. (Amelia UNKNOWN was born in Oct 1824 in Quebec, Canada and died after 1900 in Belmont, Franklin County, New York.)
1 1870 US Census (Lake Chateaugay [post office], Bellmont, Franklin County, New York). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Joseph Gardiner (age 47, b. Canada), wife Amelia (age 42, b. Canada) and children Lewis (age 12, b. NY), Octave (age 11, b. NY) and David (age 8, b. NY), living in Bellmont, New York. Also in the household is George Taylor (age 55, b. Canada), Mary Taylor (age 21, b. Canada) and George Taylor Jr. (age 18, b. Canada). The Taylor's may be relatives of Amelia. Joseph is listed as a "farm laborer." George Taylor Jr. is listed as "works in sawmill." Both Joseph and Amelia indicate that both their parents are of foreign birth (prob. Canada). Living nearby is their son, Joseph, and his family.
2 1880 US Census (District 70, Belmont, Franklin County, New York). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Joseph Gardiner [spelled Gardner] (age 57, b. NY), wife Amelia (age 55, b. Canada) and children Octab (age 21, b. NY) and David (age 19, b. NY), living in Belmont, New York. Joseph is listed as a "farmer," and indicates that both his parents were born in Canada. Amelia indicates that both her parents were born in Canada. Octab and David are both listed as "help on farm."