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Richard Cotton

M, b. 1539, d. June 14, 1602

Family: Mary Mainwaring (b. 1541, d. June 14, 1578)

Biography

  • Birth: Richard Cotton was born in 1539 in England.
  • Death: He died on June 14, 1602, at age ~63, in England.

Mary Mainwaring

F, b. 1541, d. June 14, 1578

Family: Richard Cotton (b. 1539, d. June 14, 1602)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Mainwaring was born in 1541 in England.
  • Death: She died on June 14, 1578, at age ~37, in England.

Karri Anderson

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Parents

Family: Ronald Wolff

Ronald Wolff

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Holli Anderson

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Parents

Family: Toby Close

Toby Close

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Robert Edward Gardner

M, b. October 13, 1866, d. April 23, 1926

Parents

Family: Catherine Stark (b. August 11, 1867, d. September 10, 1953)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Edward Gardner was born on October 13, 1866.
  • Death: He died on April 23, 1926, at age 59.
  • Burial: He was buried in Freedom Moravain Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert Edward Gardner of Freedom died at 6:45 Friday morning at the home of Mrs. Katherine Leith, 1108 W. Eight St. He was 59 years old. He is survived by his widow, seven children, Mrs. Walter Schwamner, Birnamwood; Mrs. Ralph Gehring, Knowlton; Raymond Gardner, Wausau; Elmer Gardner, Sun Prairie; Chester, Lee and Mylan Gardner, Freedom. His aged mother at Freedom, one brother Matt Gardner of Portland, Ore., and three sisters, Mrs. William Schafer of Rhinelander; Mrs. Pierce Felton of Portland, Ore; and Mrs. Dora Hager of Appleton; and seven grandchildren also survive. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the home in Freedom. Burial will be in Freedom Cemetery.

Catherine Stark

F, b. August 11, 1867, d. September 10, 1953

Parents

Family: Robert Edward Gardner (b. October 13, 1866, d. April 23, 1926)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherine Stark was born on August 11, 1867 in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on September 10, 1953, at age 86.
  • Burial: She was buried in Freedom Moravain Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Catherine Gardner, 86, died this morning, after a long illness at the home of her son, Milan Gardner, 914 W. Bell Avenue. She was born August 11, 1867, in Milwaukee.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Valley Funeral Home the Rev. W.H. Gammelin, pastor of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in the Freedom cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 o'clock Friday afternoon.

    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Walter Schwames, Birnamwood, and Mrs. Mathilda Gehring, Kimberly; five sons, Ray, Wausau; Lee, Knowlton; Elmer, Sun Prairie; Chester and Milan both of Appleton; two brothers, Ernest Stark, Appleton; and Jake Stark, Des Moines, Iowa, 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Lorraine Mielke

F, b. January 22, 1919, d. June 8, 1975

Family: Milan Gardner (b. July 6, 1910, d. November 6, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Lorraine Mielke was born on January 22, 1919 in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 8, 1975, at age 56, in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Raymond Edward Gardner

M, b. August 10, 1896, d. November 28, 1992

Parents

Family: Ethel Altenburg (b. August 14, 1899, d. August 13, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Edward Gardner was born on August 10, 1896 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 28, 1992, at age 96, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.

Ethel Altenburg

F, b. August 14, 1899, d. August 13, 1987

Family: Raymond Edward Gardner (b. August 10, 1896, d. November 28, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Ethel Altenburg was born on August 14, 1899 in Knowlton, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 13, 1987, at age 87, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.

Lee Roy Gardner

M, b. January 24, 1898, d. June 14, 1991

Parents

Family: Helen Louise Altenburg (b. December 3, 1900, d. August 9, 1994)

Biography

  • Birth: Lee Roy Gardner was born on January 24, 1898 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 14, 1991, at age 93, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.

Helen Louise Altenburg

F, b. December 3, 1900, d. August 9, 1994

Family: Lee Roy Gardner (b. January 24, 1898, d. June 14, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Louise Altenburg was born on December 3, 1900 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 9, 1994, at age 93, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.

Elmer Gardner

M, b. June 5, 1902, d. August 13, 1993

Parents

Family: Catherine Strohmenger (b. March 27, 1903, d. September 3, 1975)

Biography

  • Birth: Elmer Gardner was born on June 5, 1902 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine Strohmenger were married on June 6, 1936.
  • Death: Elmer Gardner died on August 13, 1993, at age 91, in Dane County, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Elmer Gardner, age 91, of 636 Elizabeth La., died on Friday, August 13, 1993 at the Skaalen Sunset Home in Stoughton after a courageous battle with lung cancer and emphysema. He was born on June 5, 1902 in the Township of Freedom and was the son of the late Edward and Kathryn (Stark) Gardner. As a young man he came to Sun Prairie and worked on farms in the area for several years, then he worked as a bartender in the Old Greenwood Tavern, after that he worked for 15 years at the Wisconsin Porcelain Co. He retired as a painter. He married Catherine Strohmenger on June 6, 1936 and she preceded him in death on September 3, 1975. On November 23, 1979, he married Ann Zimbrick. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed going to Canada for his favorite sport. Survivors include his wife, Ann; a daughter, Marlene Kirk of Mena, AK; two stepdaughters, Judy (Robert) Perkl of DeForest and Jean (Charles) Hall of Clearwater, FL; a special granddaughter, Debra (Roland) Lettman of Janesvllle; another granddaughter, Lisa Bower of Nash, TX; a grandson, Duane (Debbie) Kirk of Plnellas Park, FL; eight great-grandchildren, Michelle, Nicole, Shane and Danielle of Janesville, Kristina and Jake Kirk of Pinellas Park, FL, and Jonathan and Ben Bower of Nash, TX; a sister, Violet Schwamer of Birnamwood; two brothers, Chester and Milan, both of Appleton; two sisters-in-law, Helen Gardner of Wausau and Frances Borchardt of Madison; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife; two brothers, Ray and Lee; a sister, Mathilda Gehrlng; and a granddaughter, Stacey Kirk. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 16, 1993 at the Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St., with Father Felix Oehrleln officiating. Burial will be in Sun Prairie Memory Garden Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 15 and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice Care would be appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Hospice. WSJ 8/14/1993.

Catherine Strohmenger

F, b. March 27, 1903, d. September 3, 1975

Family: Elmer Gardner (b. June 5, 1902, d. August 13, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherine Strohmenger was born on March 27, 1903 in Dane County, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Elmer Gardner were married on June 6, 1936.
  • Death: Catherine Strohmenger died on September 3, 1975, at age 72, in Dane County, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Elmer Gardner, age 72, of Sun Prairie, died on Wednesday. September 3, 1975 at a Madison nursing home. Born in the town of Sun Prairie on March 27, 1903, she was the former Catherine Strohmenger and was married June 6, 1936 to Elmer Gardner. Mrs. Gardner was a member of Sacred Hearts Catholic Church and its Ladies Aid Society. She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Carl Kirk of Madison; two sisters, Mrs. Jean Johnson of DeForest and Mrs. Frances Borchardt of Madison; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stacy Kirk, January 12, 1973. Funeral services will be held at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Sun Prairie at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 6. The Rev. Peter G. Pagan officiating. Burial will be in Sun Prairie Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Friday, September 5 at the Tuschen Funeral Home, Sun Prairie, where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. WSJ 9/5/1975.

Chester E Gardner

M, b. September 4, 1906, d. March 30, 1996

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Chester E Gardner was born on September 4, 1906.
  • Death: He died on March 30, 1996, at age 89.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

James Gardner

M, b. February 17, 1837, d. March 19, 1905

Parents

Family: Susannah Loudon (b. October 10, 1842, d. June 7, 1936)

Biography

  • Birth: James Gardner was born on February 17, 1837 in Ohio.
  • Death: He died on March 19, 1905, at age 68, in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Freedom Moravain Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Daily Post Monday March 20, 1905
    OLD SETTLER PASSES AWAY
    James Gardner of Freedom dies of Infirmities

    James Gardner, one of the earliest pioneers of the town of Freedom, died of infirmities yesterday at the age of 68 years. While plowing a year ago his team became unmanageable and he had to misfortune to fracture his leg since which time he had been in ill health. The decedent was born in Ohio and came to this county forty-five years ago. He is survived by a wife and seven children, Matthew, Washington; Mrs. Schafer, Mrs. Ida Thursay, Rhinelander; Wilbur, Lake Geneva; Edward, Freedom; Mrs. Mary Simpson, Black Creek; Mrs. Dora Hager, Appleton. The funeral will be held from his late home tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock
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    Pioneers Notice - Thursday June 10, 1897

    The pioneers of Freedom, Osborn and neighboring towns will hold their annual picnic and visit at the farm and home of James Gardner, on section 7, town of Freedom, on Thursday, June 17, 1897. All the pioneers of the county are cordially invited to be present.

Susannah Loudon

F, b. October 10, 1842, d. June 7, 1936

Family: James Gardner (b. February 17, 1837, d. March 19, 1905)

Biography

  • Birth: Susannah Loudon was born on October 10, 1842 in Ohio.
  • Death: She died on June 7, 1936, at age 93, in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Freedom Moravain Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Susan Gardner, 93, died at 9 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dora Hager, 833 E. North Street, after an illness of two days. Born in Wayne Township in Ohio, Mrs. Gardner moved to a farm, in the town of Freedom in 1860, where she lived until 9 years ago, when she moved to Appleton. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Hager, Appleton; Mrs. Luella Schaefer, Rhinelander; and Mrs. Ida Felton, Marchfield, Ore; one son, Matthew, Canby, Ore., twenty-one grandchildren, forty-three great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:15 Tuesday afternoon at Brettschneider Funeral Home and at 2 o'clock at the Moravian Church at Freedom. The Rev. John B. Hanna will conduct the service at the funeral home and the Rev. H. Richter at the church. Burial will be in the Moravian Freedom Cemetery. The body will be at the funeral home from this afternoon until the time of the service.

Solomon Gardner

M, b. December 15, 1803, d. October 15, 1885

Family: Ellen Rogers (b. 1806, d. March 14, 1864)

Biography

  • Birth: Solomon Gardner was born on December 15, 1803 in County Down, Monahan, Ireland.
  • Death: He died on October 15, 1885, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Came to America while young and was married in the state of Delaware, where Mr. Gardner was employed in a powder mill. Mr. & Mrs. Gardner had twelve children, six of whom grew to maturity. The children all lived at home until they were married, when their parents gave them a comfortable start. Of these, Robert died in Ohio July 25, 1856, aged thirty years, seven months, eight days; Eliza, his wife, died August 1, 1851, aged nineteen years, eleven months, twenty-two days. The sons of Solomon and Ellen (Rogers)who died young were Alexander Jamison, July 22, 1842, aged four years, eight days; William Smith, July 22, 1842 aged one year, four months, six days; William J., August 12, 1851, aged eight years, four months, twenty eight days; and John H., August 23, 1851, aged three years, five months, eighteen days--all dying in Ohio. In 1856 the remainder of the family came westward to Outagamie County, Wis., where in Freedom township, Mr. Gardner purchased a farm and made a permanent home. He and his wife both died in Outagamie county, he in 1885, she in 1864.

Ellen Rogers

F, b. 1806, d. March 14, 1864

Family: Solomon Gardner (b. December 15, 1803, d. October 15, 1885)

Biography

  • Birth: Ellen Rogers was born in 1806 in Ireland.
  • Death: She died on March 14, 1864, at age ~58, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Freedom Moravain Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Robert Gardner

M, b. December 17, 1825, d. July 25, 1856

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Gardner was born on December 17, 1825.
  • Death: He died on July 25, 1856, at age 30, in Ohio.

Mary Ellen Gardner

F, b. September 15, 1827, d. January 13, 1907

Parents

Family: Laughlin Duncan Dallas (b. December 25, 1828, d. January 18, 1894)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Ellen Gardner was born on September 15, 1827.
  • Death: She died on January 13, 1907, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: MOTHER FOLLOWED SON TO THE GRAVE
    Mrs. L.D. Dallas Died Early on Sunday Morning
    She had been a resident of Outagamie County for
    fifty years - Funeral to be held Tuesday

    Mrs. L.D. Dallas died Sunday morning at 1 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Len F. Bushey, Pacific Street. Mrs. Dallas was 79 years of age. Her son, Alexander W. Dallas died Wednesday, January 9, and was buried Friday.

    The funeral of Mrs. Dallas will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home of Len F. Bushey, 582 Pacific Street. The Rev. F.T. Rouse of the Congregational Church will be the officiating clergyman and will be assisted by the Rev. H. M. Moore of the Presbyterian church.

    Mrs. Dallas was born in Delaware. She came to Wisconsin in 1857 and lived in Freedom until 1880. In that year she came to this city and lived here until about a year ago when she went to live with her son, Alexander, at Seymour. Her husband died thirteen years ago.

    Mrs. Dallas was a member of the Congregational church most of her life and was an earnest, energetic worker in the church. Besides her daughter, Mrs. L. F. Bushey, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Edward Gardner of Freedom and Mrs. Albert Simpson of this city and by six grandchildren
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    Mrs. L.D. Dallas, formerly Mary E. Gardner, was born in Bloomington, Delaware, Sept. 15, 1827. At the age of 8 years she moved with her parents to Ohio, where she resided until her marriage to L.D. Dallas in 1850. In 1857 they moved to Wisconsin, where they resided in several different places, the last being Appleton, where her husband died in 1894. Although in poor health, his wife survived him for 13 years.

    After an illness of only a few days, she departed this life Jan. 13, 1907. The shock of her son's death and her advanced age was the immediate cause of death.

    She leaves one daughter, Mrs. L.F. Bushley, of Appleton, and a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss.
    The remains were laid at rest in Appleton, Jan. 15.

Laughlin Duncan Dallas

M, b. December 25, 1828, d. January 18, 1894

Family: Mary Ellen Gardner (b. September 15, 1827, d. January 13, 1907)

Biography

  • Birth: Laughlin Duncan Dallas was born on December 25, 1828 in Ohio.
  • Death: He died on January 18, 1894, at age 65, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: L. D. (Laughlin Duncan) Dallas was born December 25, 1828 in Ohio, and died January 18, 1894 in Appleton, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin. He married Mary Ellen Gardner in 1850 in Ohio, daughter of Solomon Garnder and Ellen Rogers. She was born September 15, 1827 in Bloomington, Delaware, and died January 13, 1907 in Appleton, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin.

    He traveled with the Gardner family (his in-laws) from Ohio. Laughlin Dallas and Solomen Gardner Jr. both walked from Fond du Lac to Appleton, rather than pay $1.50 for a ride, and on reaching the town found they had arrived before the rest of the party, the roads being so muddy that driving was slower than walking. This was found in the Commemorative Biographical Record for Outagamie County.

    L. D. Dallas served as a private in Company G, 44th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin. He is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, WI.

    Appleton Crescent – Jan. 20, 1894
    Death of Decon Dallas

    L.D. Dallas, one of the early settlers of Outagamie County passed away to the bright beyond January 18.

    Deacon Dallas, as he was familiarly known, on account of his connection with the Congregational Church, being sexton for over seven years, was 65 years of age and well and favorably known to a great many in the county.

    He settled in Osborne in 1857 and after a few years removed to Center for 13 years he has been a resident of Appleton. He is survived by his wife; A.W. Dallas, his son; and Ellen Bushley, his daughter.

    A righteous man has gone to his reward. The funeral will be from the house on Saturday at 2 pm.

Solomon Gardner

M, b. May 29, 1834, d. May 5, 1904

Parents

Family: Amelia Munger (b. May 31, 1844, d. May 10, 1932)

Biography

  • Birth: Solomon Gardner was born on May 29, 1834 in Delaware.
  • Death: He died on May 5, 1904, at age 69, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Seymour City Cemetery, Seymour, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Wednesday, May 4, 1904
    Solomon Gardner is dangeroursly ill

    Solomon Gardner died at his home in Seymour on Thursday, May 5, 1904, at the age of seventy, after two weeks illness.

    He was born in the state of Delaware, May 29, 1834. Mr. Gardner was married June 7, 1862, at Menasha, wis., to Miss Amelia Munger. After their marriage Mr. & Mrs. Gardner located in Freedom township, Outagamie County, where he purchased half of the old homestead in which lived about twenty years. In 1882 he came to Seymour where they have resided since. Mr. & Mrs. Gardner are active members of the Congregational Church of Seymour, in which he has held several offices.

    Mr. Gardner leaves a wife, two daughters and four sons to mourn his loss. Funeral arrangements were held at the house Sundy at one o'clock by Rev. Dexter.

Amelia Munger

F, b. May 31, 1844, d. May 10, 1932

Family: Solomon Gardner (b. May 29, 1834, d. May 5, 1904)

Biography

  • Birth: Amelia Munger was born on May 31, 1844.
  • Death: She died on May 10, 1932, at age 87.
  • Burial: She was buried in Seymour City Cemetery, Seymour, Wisconsin.
  • Note: PIONEER WOMAN DIES AT SEYMOUR
    Mrs. Amelia Gardner, 87, lived in Community for past 67 years.

    Seymour-Mrs. Amelia Gardner, 87, died at her home in this city about six o'clock Tuesday evening after a lingering illness. Mrs. Gardner was a pioneer resident of this community, having resided in this locality for about 60 years. Survivors are four sons: Robert of Appleton, William of California, Emery and Harry both of Seymour; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Balheim and Miss Esther Gardner, both of Seymour; one brother, Spencer Munger.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday from the home with the Rev. Mr. Black in charge. Burial will be at the Seymour City cemetery.