DR, JAS. GARDNER PASSES AWAY AT A RIPE OLD AGE
Death Comes Suddenly to Aged Citizen
He Had Been
Native of Pednsylvania <sic> He Had Made His Home in This City Since 1867
Dr. James W. Gardner, one of
On Thursday night he assisted in entertaining a few friends and when he retired he was in jovial spirits and seemed apparently in the best of health. The first indication of his illness was noticed yesterday morning. He remained in bed and though he said he was not feeling well, his condition was not thought to be serious.
Sinking spells followed, however, and the patient failed rapidly, the end coming a few hours later. On account of the grief of the family, none but the closest relatives and intimate friends were informed of the sad affair last night. To all his many friends the news of his death wall be learned with sincere regret.
Dr. Gardner was born in Clarion county,
Dr. Gardner came to
He was married in 1851 to Salina Margaret Fulton, and from this union were born nine children, of whom six survive as follows: Anna B. Gardner, Mrs. D. B. Martin, Mrs. T. Y. Milligan and Mrs. D. C. Simmers, of this city; Mrs. Jason Manley, of Orewell and Elmer E. Gardner, of Cleveland. Mrs. Gardner, wife of Dr. Gardner, also survives.
Dr. Gardner had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for over half a century, and was a man of integrity and strong character. He was held in the highest esteem by everyone.
The funeral arrangements had not been made last night.