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Charles J. Gardner

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Charles J. Gardner

Birth
Death
7 May 1901 (aged 57)
Burial
Warsaw, Wyoming County, New York, USA Add to Map
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Died at his home on Court St., Warsaw, aged nearly 58 years. His death being caused by ursenic poisoning the result of a complication of diseases. Born in Attica, NY, son of Patrick R. and Janet E. Gardner. His early life was spent on the farm and in the district schools of his neighborhood. A student of Genesee & Wyoming Seminary for 2 years. Enlisted 8/6/1862, entering as Corporal the ranks of Company C., 1st NY Dragoons, being promoted to the rank of Sergeant and participating in nearly every battle of the Army of the Potomac during 1863-64. On 8/11/1864 at the battle of Newtown, while with Sheridan in the Shenendoah valley, he lost his right leg, and was honorably discharged, for disability 4/28/1865. Was a census taker, assistant revenue collector for 5 towns, postal clerk on the Erie railway, County clerk, Postmaster for Warsaw in 1884, Sheriff of Wyoming County, 1888-1890, justice of the peace, clerk of the Board of Supervisors for 14 years, secretary of Republican County committee, 1899 Member of Assembly. Married 7/30/1865 to Miss Annette R. Terry of Batavia, who with 3 children, all residents of Warsaw survives him: Mrs. Edward T. Montgomery; William P. Gardner, George Gardner. Of his father's family there survive him 2 sisters and 1 brother; Mrs. Ellen Hart of Batavia, Mrs. Ward Griffith and Henry P. Gardner of Attica. Member of Gibbs Post GAR.


****NOTE: This is a lengthy obit in Wyoming County Times, dated May 9, 1901 on the front page.
Died at his home on Court St., Warsaw, aged nearly 58 years. His death being caused by ursenic poisoning the result of a complication of diseases. Born in Attica, NY, son of Patrick R. and Janet E. Gardner. His early life was spent on the farm and in the district schools of his neighborhood. A student of Genesee & Wyoming Seminary for 2 years. Enlisted 8/6/1862, entering as Corporal the ranks of Company C., 1st NY Dragoons, being promoted to the rank of Sergeant and participating in nearly every battle of the Army of the Potomac during 1863-64. On 8/11/1864 at the battle of Newtown, while with Sheridan in the Shenendoah valley, he lost his right leg, and was honorably discharged, for disability 4/28/1865. Was a census taker, assistant revenue collector for 5 towns, postal clerk on the Erie railway, County clerk, Postmaster for Warsaw in 1884, Sheriff of Wyoming County, 1888-1890, justice of the peace, clerk of the Board of Supervisors for 14 years, secretary of Republican County committee, 1899 Member of Assembly. Married 7/30/1865 to Miss Annette R. Terry of Batavia, who with 3 children, all residents of Warsaw survives him: Mrs. Edward T. Montgomery; William P. Gardner, George Gardner. Of his father's family there survive him 2 sisters and 1 brother; Mrs. Ellen Hart of Batavia, Mrs. Ward Griffith and Henry P. Gardner of Attica. Member of Gibbs Post GAR.


****NOTE: This is a lengthy obit in Wyoming County Times, dated May 9, 1901 on the front page.


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