Madison County



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Veteran's Name: Gardner, George Washington

Father: Washington Gardner
Residence: Winterset, Madison, Iowa Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Laborer Mother: 
Date of birth: 03 Sep 1846 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Belmont County, Ohio Wife: Mary J. Duncan
Date of death: 01 Nov 1932 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Winterset, Madison, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Center Twp., Madison County, Winterset, Iowa  
Cause of death: 


  Arnetta Neighbor, Winterset

War record
  Rank: Private Company: C Regiment: 5th
  State: Ohio Organization: Volunteer Infantry
  Enlistment date: Enlisted and mustered 02 Sep 1864
  Enlistment age: 18 Residence
  Mustered out: 21 Jun 1865 by order of War Dept.
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: cd 01 Jan 1906 (1st term 1905)
  Post No.: 55 (253) Age at joining: 59
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
Sources: Post 55 Desc Book: Enl 1864, Disch June 1865 age 59 in 1906/ Roster Ohio Soldiers: v. 2, p. 132, Gardner, George
Notes: Winterset News Nov 3, 1932 "George Gardner died at his home of Pneumonia on Tuesday. Funeral conducted at Tidrick Funeral Home by Dr. Culley of 1st Presbyterian Church. Was reared by an uncle his mother dying at his birth. Came after the war to Madison County, Iowa where he farmed for a time, and afterward clerked in Graybiel Drug Co. for 22 years. Was married April 25, 1888 to Mary Jane Duncan who died Jan 11, 1924. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Arnetta Neighbor - a son and daughter having preceded him in death.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 04 Nov 2005.