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Amy Edgerton, daughter of Clarence and Mary Maria (Clark) Edgerton.

 

born:

January 13, 1863; Berlin, St. Clair Co., MI.  (OB Flint Journal  6/19/1950)

died:

June 17, 1950; Flint, Genesee Co., MI.  (OB Flint Journal  6/19/1950)

buried:

Flint Memorial Park; Mount Morris, Genesee Co., MI.  (OB Flint Journal  6/19/1950)

 

married:

1:  November 16, 1895; Mason Twp., Arenac Co., MI.  (Co. VR 1:119:391)

 

Jason Carpenter, son of Samuel and Roxalana (Newton) Carpenter.

 

born:

May 28, 1820; Ira, Rutland Co., VT.

died:

August 15, 1899; Maple Ridge, Arenac Co., MI.  (MI State DC #60) (GI)

buried:

Clayton Cemetery; Clayton Twp., Arenac Co., MI.  (MI State DC #60) (GI)

 

Children:

  1. Floyd E., b. December 11, 1895; Maple Ridge, Arenac Co., MI.
  2. Edith L., b. October 20, 1897; Maple Ridge, Arenac Co., MI.
  3. Helen M., b. May 4, 1899; Maple Ridge, Arenac Co., MI.

 

 

 

 

married:

2:  June 17, 1903; Twining, Arenac Co., MI.  (Tuscola Co. VR 4:364:143)

 

Theophilus Israel Gekeler, son of John George and Mary Salome (Wahl) Gekeler.

 

born:

July 10, 1860; Buffalo, Erie Co., NY.  (MI State DC #223)

died:

June 12, 1907; Novesta, Tuscola Co., MI.  (MI State DC #223)

buried:

June 14, 1907; Novesta Township Cemetery; Novesta, Tuscola Co., MI.  (MI State DC #223) (CemR 4:130:7)

 


The following obituary for Mrs. Amy (Edgerton) Carpenter Gekeler was published in the Flint Journal on Monday, June 19, 1950 (pg. 20, transcript courtesy of Flora McRae of Livonia, Michigan):

 

“GEKELER – Amy E. Gekeler, 947 Pettibone St., age 87, died Saturday, June 17, 1950, at the residence.  Funeral service will be held 3:30 P.M. Tuesday, June 20, 1950, from the Colonial Chapel, Reigle Funeral home, 2417 S. Saginaw St., Rev. C.F. Edgerton of Bancroft officiating, assisted by Rev. Eli Richard, and Rev. L.W. Surbrook.  Burial in Flint memorial Park.  Body will be at this residence, 947 Pettibone St., until noon Tuesday, then will be taken to the Reigle Funeral home for services.  She was born in Allentown, Mich., Jan. 13, 1863, and lived in Flint since 1919.  She was a member of Lincoln Park Methodist Church.  Surviving are:  Son, Floyd Carpenter of Flint; 2 daughters, Mrs. Helen Carl and Miss Edith Carpenter, both of Flint; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 stepsons, Frank Gekeler of Flint, Herbert Gekeler of Caro; stepdaughter, Mrs. Orrie Severance of Flint; 5 step-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren.”