Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Members of the GARDNER Family

Joseph Gardner 1795 - April 6, 1834
married Nancy Pond; children; Irvin, Isabella (Nettie), Lyman, Byron, Isabel, Franklin and Henry

Powelll Cemetery

see file; Jonathan

Florence () December 12, 1861 - March 6, 1929
married Byron August 11, 1881;children Victor Arthur "Peck", Ross Vivian, Claude E. and Florence Merle

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Jonathan Tone August 3, 1815 - May 10, 1890
son of Joseph Gardner and Mother Nancy Pond; married Delia Benton; June 6, 1838;

Powell Cemetery

first burial in Powell Cemetery according to History of Delaware Co. 1880

Delia Benton April 1818 - 1909
wife of Jonathan Tone Gardner; had sons Lyman, Jay, Irvin see

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Delia was born in New Hampshire.

Ivan N. "Shorty" March 31, 1910 - June 9,2007
Son of Jay and Almeda; wife Martha; sons Ronald and Daniel

Union Cemetery

Graduate Powell High School 1937; Army Veteran WWII, received Bronze Star; retired from Jeffrey Manufacturing

Victor Arthur "Peck" 21 Sep 1883 - 24 Mar 1931
son of Byron and Florence Gardner; married Florence May Neds in 1903; four sons Leonard, Lester A., twins Donald and Harold; became third husband of Nannie Nell (Snouffer) Morgan Hall in 1920 after Florence died in 1912

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raised 4 sons after Florence died in 1912

Byron A. August 2, 1855 - August 12, 1936
Wife; Florence Lowry; Parents;Jonathan T. Gardner and Delia E. Benton; children -Victor Arthur "Peck", Ross Vivian, Claude E. and Florence Merle

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See file on Claude "Jack " daughter, Agness' letter, also photos

Mabel "Dolly" Gardner December 7, 1905 - June 9, 2005
married to Leonard, son of Byron


see obituary on website;