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Simeon Gardiner
Wickford Standard Times, Wickford, RI, 3 June 1910, page 2-1.

    On Monday morning there passed away at his late home on Cedar Point Wickford, Simeon Gardiner, one of the oldest residents of the town.
    He was a native of this town and was born about 82 years ago. He was the son of the late James and Ann Gardiner.
    For many years he was employed as foreman of the roadbed of the Newport & Wickford Railroad, but late years has not been in active employment.
    For many years he was employed as foreman of the roadbed of the Newport & Wickford Railroad, but late years has not been in active employment.
    He is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Noah Holloway and Mrs. Oscar Steere of Wickford, Mrs. Theodore Mason of Slocum, Mrs. John Haley of Pawtucket; two sisters, Mrs. Eben Hollis of Wickford, Mrs. Thomas Tourgee of Allenton, and one brother James Gardner of Narragansett Pier.
    The funeral was held Wednesday morning at the Emmanuel Mission with Rev. Mr. Crandall of Peace Dale officiating.
    There was a large number of relatives and friends present. during the services Miss Elizabeth Parr sang these selections, "It Will be Over Soon," " My Heavenly Home is Bright and Fair," and "Shall We Meet Beyond the River."
    The bearers were John Rose, William Saunders, Albert Madison and Isaac Macomber.  Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery.


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