|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1823|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1881|
Coshocton Democrat, 4 Oct 1881, p 3
Samuel Gardner, Esq. died at his residence on south Sixth street yesterday morning, after a painful illness extending over many weeks. Mr. Gardner was born at Saratoga Springs, December 22d, 1823. He moved to Coshocton county in the Spring of 1844, where he has ever since resided. For 19 years he was the collector of tolls on the Ohio Canal at Roscoe, and was for many years a Justice of the Peace for Jackson township. He was a man of strict integrity, affable in manner, and had a wide circle of friends. In official stations and positions he won the respect and confidence of all who had business relations with him. His bereaved family have the sympathy not only of this community but of many acquaintances in other parts of the State who knew and learned to appreciate the deceased in his life time. The interment will take place at three o'clock this afternoon, in the Coshocton Cemetery.
Coshocton Age, 8 Oct 1881, p 1
Mr. Samuel Gardner died at his residence on 6th street Monday at the age of 58, after a long and painful illness. He was buried Tuesday with Masonic rites.
Index of Biographical Sketches found in History of Coshocton County, Ohio: its past and present
1740-1881. Compiled by N.N. Hill, Jr. Newark, Ohio: A.A. Graham & Co., 1881, 821 pgs
History of Coshocton County, p 688
Gardner, Samuel, leather and findings, Sixth Street, Coshocton; was born in Saratoga, New York, December 22, 1823; son of Jabez and Sarah (Brone) [sic Boone] Gardner, of American ancestry. Young Gardner lived until nine years of age at Troy, New York, from thence moved to Utica, New York, from which place he came to this city in 1844. Mr. Gardner learned the shoemaking trade when he was eighteen years of age, and has followed it as a secondary business to the present time. About the year 1849, he learned telegraphy and was an operator about five years. He was appointed collector of tolls on the Ohio and Walhonding canal June 1, 1861, and served to April 15, 1880. In April 1871, he was elected to Justice of the Peace, and served three consecutive terms. He was also elected county infirmary director and served two terms. He was married September 1, 1844, to Miss Margaret E., daughter of Henry and Jeanette (McFarland) Van Valkinburg, New York State. They brought up a family of seven children, viz; Clinton J., Jennie and Julia, twins; Kate, Benjamin, Mamie and Ellie.
Jabez Gardner (1787 - 1850)
Mary Boone Gardner (1791 - 1852)
Margaret Van Valkenburgh Gardner (1824 - 1914)
Clinton Jabez Gardner (1845 - 1898)*
Katherine Merrill Gardner (1852 - 1899)*
Benjamin Gardner (1854 - 1901)*
Ella Meade Gardner Crumm (1862 - 1939)*
Oak Ridge Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 20, 2011
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