Leslie Church Gardner

Leslie Church Gardner

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Death 21 Apr 1916 (aged 75)
Burial Agra, Phillips County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 69535348 · View Source
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Leslie C. Gardner was born May 20, 1840, in Macoupin County, Illinois and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W.C. Breed, Orchards, Washington, April 22, 1916. At the age of twenty-one years he enlisted in Company A, 32nd Illinois Infantry and served his country as a good soldier through out the War of the Rebellion. His father and mother, both dying while he was in the service of his country. In the year 1866 he went to Missouri. On August 14, 1867, he was united in marriage with Mary Doughtery, four daughters came to bless their home. One daughter, Stella May, dying in infancy, the remaining daughters are Mrs. W.C. Breed, Orchards, Wash. and Mrs. J.E. Wilson, Utica, Kansas, and Mrs. W.E. Strain, Bethany, Neb. In 1879 with his family moved to Kansas, near Agra on a homestead. they made this their home until 1890, then moving to Agra where the wife and mother died in 1892. Since that time he has made his home with his three daughters. These with four-teen grandchildren and two great grandchildren, remain to mourn the loss of a loving father. He was a member of the Odd Fellow and Masonic orders. Funeral services were conducted from the Christian church Thursday afternoon by Elder Stebbins, interment in the Agra Cemetery. Mr. Gardner was one of those quiet good natured men whom to know was to love and respect. (Agra Sentinel, 3May1916)


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  • Originally Created by: Betty Gower
  • Added: 8 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69535348
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie Church Gardner (20 May 1840–21 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69535348, citing Agra Cemetery, Agra, Phillips County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .