Edith Elizabeth Cornwall1

F, #32351, b. 26 October 1916, d. 19 October 1996
Father*Fred Cornwall2
Mother*Alma Bjorman2
Last Edited9 Jun 2020
     She was born on 26 October 1916 at Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.3,4 Edith married William C Gardner on 31 July 1937 at the Methodist parsonage, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.5,6,1,2
     She died on 19 October 1996 at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA, at age 79.3,2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): William Gardner and Larry Gardner. Predeceased: Fred Cornwall and Alma Bjorman.2 Edith Elizabeth Gardner was buried on 22 October 1996 at Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.3,2
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Sycamore, Illinois True Republican 4 August 1937 :
Saturday, July 31, at three p.m., the wedding of Miss Edith Cornwall of this city and William Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Gardner, also of Sycamore, was quietly solemnized at the Methodist parsonage in St. Charles with the Rev. Stephenson officiating. The bride was attractively attired in a blue ensemble with white accessories and wore a corsage of larkspur and baby breath. After the service they went to Chicago for a brief honeymoon. They will make their home for the present with the groom's parents.6

     In the obituary of William C Gardner who died 31 May 2005, William's wife, Edith Elizabeth Cornwall was listed as predeceased.1
     In the obituary of Larry W Gardner who died 2 March 2006, Larry's mother, Edith Elizabeth Cornwall was listed as predeceased.7

Family

William C Gardner b. 6 Nov 1914, d. 31 May 2005
Marriage*Edith married William C Gardner on 31 July 1937 at the Methodist parsonage, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.5,6,1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S7000] William C. Gardner, DeKalb Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinois, 2 June 2005 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Obituary: William C. Gardner. Hereinafter cited as DeKalb Chronicle.
  2. [S7002] Edith E. Gardner, undated newspaper clipping, DeKalb, Illinois, about Oct 21, 1996 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Edith E. Gardner. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
    Edith E. Cornwall Gardner.
  4. [S7002] Undated newspaper clipping, about Oct 21, 1996.
  5. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
    William C. Gardner.
  6. [S5973] Society and Club Activities, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Aug 4, 1937, Page 2, column 3 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection, Wedding: Gardner--Cornwall. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  7. [S7003] Larry W. Gardner, DeKalb Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinois, Mar 3, 2006 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Larry W. Gardner. Hereinafter cited as DeKalb Chronicle.

Emil Gehrt1

M, #32353, b. circa 1864
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Emil married Isabel Smith.2 He was born circa 1864 at Germany.1

Family

Isabel Smith
Child

Citations

  1. [S5977] Vernon Gehrt household, Apr 5, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 46-1, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1167.
  2. [S5978] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 (Publisher: State Historical Society of Iowa), Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Martland.

Isabel Smith1

F, #32354
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Isabel married Emil Gehrt.1

Family

Emil Gehrt b. c 1864
Child

Citations

  1. [S5978] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 (Publisher: State Historical Society of Iowa), Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Martland.

John Stark1

M, #32359
Last Edited23 Aug 2015
     John married Mary (?).1

Family

Mary (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S1578] Obituary Archive - Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune, online http://obits.bowesnet.com/details.php, From the Grand Prairie Daily Hearald Tribune on-line archive:
    Mary Summach (née: Stark) , of Grande Prairie
    Date of Death: June 27th, 2002. Hereinafter cited as OA-DHT.

Mary (?)1

F, #32360
Last Edited23 Aug 2015
     Mary married John Stark.1

Family

John Stark
Child

Citations

  1. [S1578] Obituary Archive - Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune, online http://obits.bowesnet.com/details.php, From the Grand Prairie Daily Hearald Tribune on-line archive:
    Mary Summach (née: Stark) , of Grande Prairie
    Date of Death: June 27th, 2002. Hereinafter cited as OA-DHT.