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Charles Gilbert Gardner, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1912
Throckmorton County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 2006
Fort Bayard
Grant County
New Mexico, USA

Son of, John Martin Gardner and Nora Ellen Ellis, he was named after his Uncle Charlie Ellis. He was called Gib, Charlie or Charles. He met and married Lola May Prestridge on March 4, 1935. He worked as a farmer, dairy farmer and mined in the American, Hornet, Tyrone, and Shrine Mines of Southwest New Mexico. He cut, polished and made turquoise jewelry. He also ran two service stations during his work years. He retired in 1978. He and his wife's hobbies were hunting, fishing, rock and arrowhead hunting, camping and picnicing. He was a historian and story teller and I knew him as Grandad Gardner.  
 
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 Parents:
  John Martin Gardner (1888 - 1965)
  Nora Ellen Ellis Gardner (1886 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Lola May Prestridge Gardner (1913 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Gilbert Gardner (1912 - 2006)
  Dolly Gardner (1913 - 1913)*
  Baby Boy Gardner (1918 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mesa Cemetery
Gila
Grant County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Section 1, E 15
 
Created by: Kat
Record added: Nov 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16860033
Charles Gilbert Gardner, Sr
Added by: Kat
 
Charles Gilbert Gardner, Sr
Added by: Kat
 
Charles Gilbert Gardner, Sr
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Added by: Colleen
 
 
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My 2nd cousin 1x removed. Thank you Kat for the wonderful stories and pictures. You have helped these relatives that I never knew existed come alive for me. What a wonderful gift you have given me.
- Bette Gardner Whitman Ward
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
In memory of Grandad Gardner. I miss his laughter and his stories. When I read my Bible I think of him and the conversations about Jesus.I also remember the many colors of Iris he grew and picked to take to my Grandmother when she was in the hospital.
- Kat
 Added: Nov. 19, 2008
 
 
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