Elliott Gardner -Nelsonville Postmaster from 1871-1879

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Elliott Gardner -Nelsonville Postmaster from 1871-1879


old photos, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio


Elliott Gardner
Born: 1844 Aug 12 Springfield Twp Gallia Co. OH s/o Wm Gardner and Rebecca (Sisson) Gardner. His mothers family goes back to Stephen Cobb and Abi Chipman, he wrote a letter in 1875 to his nephew James Wm Gardner 1844-1912 of Gallipolis about their family tree.
Died: 1885 March 9 Minneapolis MN bur Lakewood Cem Hennepin Co. MN
He was Postmaster for Nelsonville from 1871-1879
He shows up in a photo from R.P. Morrison, Photographer in a building opposite the Merchant and Miners Bank. Moved from Athens County Ohio to Minneapolis MN in April of 1882

Married: Emily S. Herrold d/o John and Lucretia Ann Davis Herrold
Born: 1844 May 31 Athens County OH
Died: 1919 Dec. 12 Los Angeles Forrest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Married 2nd to Wm M. Boyles by 1910 was in Leeper Co. Murray OK

John Herrold Gardner
Born: 1867
Died: 1919 Jan 11 due to poison gas during WWI
Buried Evergreen Cem Los Angeles CA

2. Mable Edna Garnder was a teacher in Nels and taught Piano, also organist for the Nels.
Methodist Church.
Born: 1875 July 25 Nelsonville OH
Died: 1963 Athens County OH
Buried in Greenlawn Cem Nelsonville OH
Married Stephen Henry Lancaster 1873-1941 bur Greenlawn Cem
Had: 1. Dr. John Herrold Lancaster d. 1969 m Florence had sons John Herrold Jr. and
James R. he is buried in Oak Grove Cem Delaware OH
2. Donald Lancaster d. 1975 aged 63 of Yuma AZ was a NHS 1929 Grad
Moved to AZ 30yrs before his death m Virginia Lee had Frank, Bill and John
Buried near Yuma AZ
3. Royden Lancaster d. 1964 NHS grad of 1916 WWI Vet m Lucille had daughter
Dorothy m H?????
4. Wm Gardner Lancaster 1903-1956 Forest Lawn Cem Youngstown OH m
Connie had a son Paul living in Detroit MI

3. Lenora Emma Garnder
Born: 1879 May 24 Nelsonville OH
Died: 1964 July 24 Las Vegas Nevada bur Palm downtown Cem
Married: Reno Rosser 1878-1932 they married in 1900 he was the son
Of Hiram and Sarah Kontner Rosser. Reno is buried in Fort Sam Houston Nat. Cem TX
Married 2nd to Cornell George Christoi of Romania 1898-1973 died Los Angeles CA

4. Edward Elliott Gardner
Born: 1871
Died: 1871 poss Athens County OH


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