Found this little item hiding on the internet, for whatever value you may put on "county biography" information -- here "England" possibly means English, New Englnad, or maybe Canada:
Biography from History of Clay Co., Indiana, Vol. II, au: William Travis, publ. 1909
from the online biography of Leverett Eugene Gardner in the Clay County, IN, Biographies, by Jeff Murphy and John Anderson
"On May 16, 1844, David Gardner married Mary Allard, who was born in Deerfield township, Morgan county, Ohio, June 15, 1828, a daughter of Reuben Libby Allard, and granddaughter of Shadrach Allard. Shadrach Allard was born in England, and with his brother Daniel and sister Polly came to America when voting. Their father commanded an English merchant vessel, and lost his life when his ship with all of her crew was wrecked off the coast of Maine. Shadrach Allard settled first in New York state, but moved from there to Vermont, and subsequently went to Athens county, Ohio, where he spent his closing years. He married first Mary Libby, who died in New York state. He married second Hannah Woodbury, of Vermont.
"Reuben Libby Allard was born in New York state, was brought up in Vermont, and subsequently moved to Ohio, locating first in Wasbington county. From there he moved to Morgan county, then to Athens county, and from there came to Clay county, Indiana. Purchasing land in section fifteen, he began the improvement of a farm, but did not live long enough to make many improvements, dying at the age of fifty—five years. His wife, whose maiden name was Mary Allen, was born either in Ohio or in the Shenandoah valley, sic] Virginia, a daughter of Reuben and Mary Magdalene (Bird) Allen. Reuben Allen was a Virginian by birth and breeding, and while living in his native state was a slave holder. Migrating to Washington county, Ohio, he located in Belpre township, where both he and his wife spent the remainder of their lives. Of the five children born to David and Mary (Allard) Gardner four are living, namely: George Leander, Amanda Viola, Leverett Eugene and Cora Nevada."