In 1850 Gardner was living with his family in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
Morgan R. Puckett, b. VA, 49, farmer.
Susan, b. VA, 50, wife.
Elizabeth, b. KY, 22.
Gardner, b. KY, 18, farmer.
Clarinda, b. KY, 16.
Minerva, b. KY, 11.
John, b. KY, 10.
Green, son, b. KY, 8.
Polly, b. KY, 5.
Born: abt. 1833, Morgan Co., KY
Residence: Breathitt CO., KY
Spouse: Emaline Holmes
Born: abt. 1840
Born: Breathitt Co., KY
Residence: Breathitt Co., KY
Married: 18 Octg 1855, Breathitt Co., KY
Source: Kentucky Marriage Records 1852-1914.
In 1860 they were living in Breathitt Co., KY.
Gardner Puckett, b. Morgan Co., KY, 27, farmer.
Emeline, wife, b. Breathitt Co., KY, 19.
Elizabeth, b. Breathitt Co., KY, 3.
Hulda Ann, b. Breathitt Co., KY, 2.
Zerilda, b. Breathitt Co., KY, 1.
Pulina Combs, 15.
On 10 Aug 1865 the family was living in Palmyra, Douglas, Kansas.
Genjemin G. Puckett, b. Abt. 1835, KY, farmer.
Emeline, wife, b. KY, 22.
Elizabeth, b. KY, 8.
Hulda A. b. KY, 6.
Zerilda, M., b. KY, 4.
Melissa B., b. KY, 3.
Benj. F., b. KY, 2.
In 1870 they were living in Willow Springs, Douglas, KS.
Benjamin Pucket, b. KY, 38, farmer, $5,000 real estate and $500 personal property although Benjamin supplied the values.
Emeline, b. KY, 30.
Lizzie, b. KY, 13.
Hulda A., b. KY, 12.
Zarilda, b. KY, 11.
Mellissa B., b. KY, 9,
Ben Fran, b. KS, 7.
Walter C., b. KS, 5.
Etta, b. KS, 2.
On 1 March 1875 the family was living in Palmyra, Douglas, Kansas.
B. G. Puckett, b. abt. 1833, KY, farmer.
Emaline, b. KY, 34.
Lizzie, b. KY, 18.
Huldah A. b. KY, 17.
Zerilda, b. KY, 16.
Melissa B., b. KY, 14.
Benj F., b. Ky, 11.
Walter, b. KS, 9.
Eddie, b. KS, 6.
In 1885 most of the family was living in San Juan Co., Colorado.
B. G. Puckett, b. KY, 44, miner.
Em, b. KY, 44.
Belle, b. KY, 24.
E. W., son, b. KS, 19, miner.
E. M., dau, b. KS, 17.
I also found the Cantrell Family Tree, trees.ancestry.com/tree/7813417/person/773428817 which contains this family. They show he died 17 March 1900 Silverton, San Juan, CO. Also there's a nice write up about the family attached to the tree.