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Gardner, John Henry 1849-1939 Oneonta Obituary

Gardner, John Henry 1849-1939

John Gardner, 90, Passes at Parshall Hospital Here

July 1939
John Henry Gardner, 90, 24 Orchard street, who had been in failing health for a year, passed away Sunday afternoon at the Parshall hospital, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. R. A. Tennies, a former Presbyterian pastor at Laurens, at the Sloan funeral parlors at Morris Wednesday afternoon at 2. Burial will be in Hillington cemetery at Morris. Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Gardner was born in the town of New Lisbon, Aug. 5, 1849, a son of Thomas and Lavinia (Wellman) Gardner. On Sept. 9 1875, he was wed to Samantha Mickle of New Lisbon. Survivors include one daughter, Isabelle, with whom he had been living at 24 Orchard street. Mrs. J. W. McGrady of Clear Lake, Iowa, a niece, also remains.
Mr. Gardner was a member of the Laurens Presbyterian church and of the Laurens Grange. Prior to coming to Oneonta, he was a farmer at Laurens. He had many friends who sincerely mourn his demise.

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