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Ellen <I>Lipscomb</I> Gardner

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Ellen Lipscomb Gardner

Birth
Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
Death
8 Dec 1937 (aged 94)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA Add to Map
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Mrs. Ellen Gardner

Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Lipscomb Gardner, 94, who died Tuesday, will be at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from the Austin Funeral Home at 2118 Eighth Avenue, South. Dr. Roger T Nooe and the Rev. H.S. Lipscomb will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Mrs. Gardner was a sister of the Late David Lipscomb, who founded the Nashville college named after him. She was the widow of James I. Gardner, Both were born in Franklin County.
Mrs. Gardner was a daughter of pioneer parents, and her five brothers, all deceased, were well know in Nashville business and religious circles. She was an active worker for the Church of Christ, of which she was a member.
She was one of the few residents able to recall the trying times of the war Between the States, during which she was at her home in Franklin County.

The Nashville Tennessean - Thursday Morning, December 9, 1937.
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Tennessee County Marriages 1790-1950

James I Gardner married Ellen Lipscomb on 7 May1871 in Franklin, Williamson County Tenn.
Solemnized by W Lipscomb, Minister Gospel.
Mrs. Ellen Gardner

Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Lipscomb Gardner, 94, who died Tuesday, will be at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from the Austin Funeral Home at 2118 Eighth Avenue, South. Dr. Roger T Nooe and the Rev. H.S. Lipscomb will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Mrs. Gardner was a sister of the Late David Lipscomb, who founded the Nashville college named after him. She was the widow of James I. Gardner, Both were born in Franklin County.
Mrs. Gardner was a daughter of pioneer parents, and her five brothers, all deceased, were well know in Nashville business and religious circles. She was an active worker for the Church of Christ, of which she was a member.
She was one of the few residents able to recall the trying times of the war Between the States, during which she was at her home in Franklin County.

The Nashville Tennessean - Thursday Morning, December 9, 1937.
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Tennessee County Marriages 1790-1950

James I Gardner married Ellen Lipscomb on 7 May1871 in Franklin, Williamson County Tenn.
Solemnized by W Lipscomb, Minister Gospel.


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  • Originally Created by: RLM3
  • Added: May 10, 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89900410/ellen-gardner: accessed ), memorial page for Ellen Lipscomb Gardner (27 Feb 1843–8 Dec 1937), Find a Grave Memorial ID 89900410, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by CMWJR (contributor 50059520).