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GARVER --- Mary DILLER GARVER
Lincoln Republican Thursday January 9, 1919.
Mrs. Mary DILLER GARVER, wife of Judge T.F. GARVER, brother of Mrs. Thos. L. BOND, Salina, died Tuesday at 3 o'clock at her home in Topeka. Mrs. GARVER is survived by Mr. GARVER and two sons, Robert D. GARVER, district court judge of Shawnee County, and John GARVER. Mrs. GARVER lived in Lincoln some years ago.
summary of a longer obituary, submitted by Bill and Diana Sowers (Note... We are not related to this person.
GAYLORD - James Seely
Lincoln Sentinel, Nov. 11, 1909
--- "Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like a shock of corn cometh in its season." Thus last Friday night November 5, 1909, at his home in Lincoln, Kansas, James Seeley GAYLORD fell asleep at the good old age of 88 years. His daughter Eliza and two granddaughters lived at home with him. One of his sons is living, five of his children have passed to the other shore. He was a gentle kindhearted man, beloved by all who knew him.
He was born in Almira, New York, September 25, 1872. When he was 12 years old the family moved to Marshall county, Illinois. Here his father died leaving a widow and ten children, and then James had hard work. They again moved to Putnam county, Illinois. After his marriage James came to Salina, Kansas, in 1869 and to Paris, Lincoln county, Kansas, in 1876. His wife died 23 years ago.
The funeral services at the home last Sabbath, were conducted by H.C. BRADBURY. The burial was at the Lincoln cemetery.
GERARD --- William Gabriel GERARD
Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Thursday, October 8, 1936
---William Gabriel GERARD son of Claude and Margaret GERARD was born at Butler, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1868 and died at the family home at Oakley, Kansas, September 18th, 1936. He came to Eads, Colorado, February 11, 1911, where he homesteaded a tract of land. On July 28, 1914, he was united in marriage to Libby A. HICKMEN [spelling should be HICKMAN] of Beverly, Kansas and they resided at Eads until July 21, 1921. To this union was born one son, Donald. The family moved to Oakley, March 26, 1922. On August 28, 1928 they took the orphan niece Bonnie Lee into their home where she has had a home ever since. The funeral was from St. Joseph Catholic Church and the remains laid to rest in the Oakley cemetery.
submitted by Bonnie Coatney (bcoatney@nkn.net). Bonnie is related to Libby A. HICKMAN GERARD and has information on the HICKMAN family.
GILLMORE --- Sallie GILLMORE
Lincoln County Beacon Thursday, November 1, 1880
---Died upon November 1 in Colorado Township, Mrs. Sallie GILLMORE, aged 88 years. So far as we can learn Mrs. GILLMORE's death was a natural one, resulting from old age.(This is a summary of the death notice found in the paper.)
submitted by Bill and Diana Sowers (Note... We are not related to this person. We found this obit while looking through the paper.)
GOODELL - Charles B.
Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Nov. 21, 1946
--- Charles B. GOODELL, Lincoln county representative to the State Legislature, passed away at his home northeast of Lincoln Monday afternoon, November 18, following an extended illness.
For a great many years Mr. GOODELL had been one of the leading ranchmen and cattlemen of this section of the state. The Goodell ranch, near Barnard, was widely known for its fine pure bred cattle.
Born May 30, 1969, at Pilot Grove, Iowa, Mr. Goodell spent most of his life in Nebraska. He later moved to Kansas City and came to Lincoln county 23 years ago.
In 1944, Mr. Goodell consented to become a candidate for the state legislature to serve from Lincoln county, the 82nd district. He won the Republican party nomination and the election in November without opposition. This year, Mr. Goodell was the choice of his party and district, winning the election without opposition.
His death leaves Lincoln county without a representative to the state legislature this year.
Funeral services for Mr. Goodell are to be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Lincoln Methodist church, conducted by the Rev. B.A. LOVELADY. Nearest surviving relatives are his wife Mrs. Edith Goodell of the home, and one sister, Mrs. Jessie JENNINGS of Kansas City.

GOURLEY --- Abe GOURLEY
Lincoln Sentinel, Jan. 25, 1912
---All the Plesant Dale community gathered at their church at 4 o'clock Tuesday, Jan. 16, to do honor to the memory of one whom they dearly loved and respected. He was a plain honest man, a good neighbor and christian.
Abel Gourley was born Feb. 24, 1838, 74 years ago in Fauquier county, Va., and died Jan. 13, 1912 at Siloam Springs, Ark. He was married Dec. 25 to Ingaha Lang. God gave them 5 sons and 4 daughters. He came to Lincoln county, Kansas, in 1882. His wife died eight years ago and since then he often visited his children and grandchildren. Some of them live at Gotoha, Okla. Two daughters at Coucil Grove, Kan. Some live in Lincoln county. All were present at the funeral except Charley and Jerome. He had many relatives at Pleasant Dale. All called him "Uncle Abe," he was so kind to all. Ellsworth Lang came to the funeral through the snow from Minneapolis…. The burial was in the Hammer cemetery.
GRAVENER --- R.L. GRAVENER
Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Dec. 3, 1942
---Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Presbyterian church for R.L. GRAVENER, who died unexpectedly Friday at the home of Mrs. Myrtle HOBB where he had been rooming. Mr. Gravener, aged 86 years, was not ill and his death was unknown until 6 o'clock when members of the Hobb family went to his room to call him for supper. Death was said to be the result of a heart attack.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Mr. Gravener had been a resident of this county for 63 years and lived here continuously except for a few years spent in western Kansas. Among his survivors are his son, Charles Gravener, Levant. [Burial was in Heiser Cemetery.]

GRAVENOR [GRAVENER] --- Mary Vance GRAVENOR
Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Dec. 2, 1926
---Mary Jane Vance GRAVENOR was born July 12, 1857, and departed this life on Nov. 27, 1926, at her home southwest of Lincoln. On Sept. 21, 1887, she was married to R.L. GRAVENOR at Pardee, Kan. To this union were born two sons, R.L. GRAVENOR of Monett, Mo., Chas. F. GRAVENOR, Hoxie, Kan., and one daughter, Mrs. Rebecca E. MARKHAM of Lincoln. She is survived by her husband and three children, 13 grandchildren, one brother, D.C. VANCE of Trenton, Mo., one sister, Silvia A. MORGAN of Trenton, Mo., and many friends and relatives. … Interment was made in the Pleasant Valley cemetery.
GREEN --- Charley Green
Lincoln Beacon, Oct. 13, 1887
--- Charley Green, a young man for many years well known to all the old settlers of Lincoln County, left Lincoln for Salina about Sept. 10, to find work. Upon Tuesday morning of last week he hired out to Oscar Seitz, of Salina, to carry hod for the masons, who had about three hours work to do before finishing their contract. After the mason work was done, Mr. Green was to have the job of clearing up the premises, getting them ready for occupancy.
At 11:30 a.m. he reached the top of a ladder at a scaffold 35 feet from the ground, with a hod of mortar, which he let down from his shoulder. As he did so a rotten board in the scaffold broke and he fell, first striking a second scaffold about 10 feet below, and from there to the gorund. He was lying on his stomach with his head doubled under his chest and his neck terribly wrenched but no bones broken or joints dislocated. When raised up he said, "Did I fall?" and then inquired, "How far?"
Being a total stranger to those about him, he was asked where he boarded; to which he answered, "At Mr. Vall's," and immediately became unconscious. He died at 2:30 in the afternoon and did not regain consciousness. He was brought to Lincoln Wednesday and taken to the house of Ed M. Harris, on old friend. No relatives were in Kansas and none arrived to attend the funeral, which was held at Mr. Harris' house on Thursday, at 10 a.m. conducted by Rev. Geo. Tenney. The interment was made in the Lincoln cemetery.
In January 1872, Charley Green, then a lad of 13 years, came to Mr. Harris' house when the latter lived upon his farm 6˝ miles southeast of Lincoln. This was the day his father's family arrived in Lincoln county, and Mr. Harris' house was the first he entered after his arrival, and by a most peculiar fatality, Mr. Harris' doors were open to receive his lifeless body nearly 16 years afterward.
Charles Green was born in Fayette County, Ind., in Sept. 1850, and his home was 6˝ miles east of Lincoln most of the time since Jan. 18, 1872. He was a young man of exemplary habits, scrupulously honest, quiet, gentlemanly and upright in speech and walk. He filled an humble place in the world's economy, but he filled it with serupulous fidelity to his employers and to all his obligations and responsibilities. His friends love to think that he neither lived in vain nor will reap a slight reward.
GRIM --- J.P. GRIM
Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Oct. 30, 1947
---Joshua Penrose Grim was born Sept. 12, 1858, near Grimsville, in Lehigh county, Penn., and passed away at his home in Lincoln, Kan., Tuesday night, Oct. 21, 1947.
Mr. Grim spent his childhood and early youth in Pennsylvania, where he was a teacher in the public schools for eight years.
In 1884 Mr. Grim was united in marriage to Mary P. Sassaman. To this union were born four children, three of whom preceded their father in death.
In 1885 Mr. Grim and his bride came to Kansas, settling in Sylvan Grove, Lincoln county, where they became charter members in the newly organized Presbyterian church. Mr. Grim also served for 25 years as superintendent of the Sunday school of the church.
After coming to Kansas, Mr. Grim pursued his profession of school teacher for nine more years, later becoming a rural mail carrier in which work he continued for 25 years.
Mr. Grim had been a residen tof Lincoln, Kansas, for 18 years, and had been ill for several years before his death.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Grim of Lincoln; one son, Harold Grim, his daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren, all of Beverly, Kan.
The funeral service was held Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, from the Lincoln Presbyterian Church. Burial was made in the Beverly cemetery.
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