- Born: 18 Aug 1889, Leatherwood, Henry Co. Virginia
- Marriage: Edgar Cleveland Gardner on 5 Jun 1910
- Died: 10 Aug 1964 at age 74
The 1920 Federal Census for Roanoke Highland Ward 1, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia, District 27, page 24A records Edgar C. (34 - VA/VA/VA) and Rose (30 - VA/VA/VA) Gardner. Edgar is a Machinist for the N & W Rail Way.
The 1930 Federal Census for Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., VA, District 8, page 198A records Edgar (45 - VA/VA/VA) and Rose (40 - VA/VA/VA) Gardner living on Rocky Mount Road [probably route 220]. They have been married for 20 years. Edgar is a Machinist for the R. R. Shops [Rail Road].
The 1940 Federal Census for Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., VA, District 81-15, page 313A, dated April 10, 1940 records Edgar C. (54 - VA) and Rose (50 - VA) Gardner living on RFD 5. Edgar has completed 5 years of schooling and is employed as a Machinist for the Steam Rail Road earning $2,538 working 52 weeks during the last year. Rose has completed 4 years of high school.
Rose married Edgar Cleveland Gardner on 5 Jun 1910. (Edgar Cleveland Gardner was born on 5 Nov 1884 in Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA and died after 27 Apr 1942 in Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., VA.)