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Cynthia Caroline Gaskill Ghere
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1854
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1938
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Cynthia Caroline Gaskill was born April 18th, 1854 in Clinton Co, IN, the youngest daughter of William and Elizabeth Rippey Gaskill. She married October 17th, 1872 to William H. Ghere, son of Aaron and Elizabeth Lucas Ghere. Cynthia and William were the parents of 3 children:

Roy Aaron Ghere born in 1877
Mildred C. Ghere born in 1884 (died in infancy)
Oliver Perry Ghere born in 1889

They lived in Frankfort, Indiana for over 25 years, then moved to Indianapolis in 1903. Cynthia was an active member and later president of The New Era Club formed in 1908 and participated in many other social functions such as the Martha Washington Art Club and the WCTU. Cynthia and her husband lived for several years at 323 S. Noble Street, then by 1930 lived at 1723 N. Meridian. At the time of her death in 1938, she was living at 1040 Fairfield. Her husband had died two years earlier, in 1936.
Son Roy Aaron Ghere married Katherine Aughe and had 3 children, the oldest was the famous William Aughe Ghere (known as Will Geer, actor who played Grandpa Walton in "The Waltons" television series). Roy Aaron Ghere's other children were Lawrence Lloyd and Ruth J. Ghere. Roy eventually moved to Florida where he died in 1972.
Cynthia and William's other son Oliver Perry Ghere married Elnora Meyer and had one child, Robert William Ghere born in 1912. Oliver Perry worked at the old Indianapolis Glove Factory and died in 1954. (bio by: Cynthia Rice) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gaskill (1803 - 1875)
  Elizabeth Rippey Gaskill (1810 - 1898)
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Gaskill (1832 - 1863)*
  Mary Jane Gaskill Hutchinson (1833 - 1859)*
  Samuel Gaskill (1836 - 1855)*
  James Perry Gaskill (1838 - 1894)*
  Ancil Beach Gaskill (1841 - 1869)*
  George W. Gaskill (1843 - 1865)*
  Francis Marion Gaskill (1847 - 1879)*
  David Clark Gaskill (1851 - 1921)*
  Cynthia Caroline Gaskill Ghere (1854 - 1938)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: burial: NOV 16,1938
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec: 62, Lot: 964
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45907934
Cynthia Caroline <i>Gaskill</i> Ghere
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Cynthia Caroline <i>Gaskill</i> Ghere
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Cynthia Caroline <i>Gaskill</i> Ghere
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