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 Cynthia Caroline <I>Gaskill</I> Ghere

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Cynthia Caroline Gaskill Ghere

  • Birth 18 Apr 1854 Clinton County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1938 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Sec: 62, Lot: 964
  • Memorial ID 45907934

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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Gravesite Details burial: NOV 16,1938

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 27 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45907934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cynthia Caroline Gaskill Ghere (18 Apr 1854–14 Nov 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45907934, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .