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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Addington Garden

   Addington A. Garden, a resident of Gladwin county for more than 40 years, died at the home of his son Godfrey at Grace, Presque Isle county, Nov. 1, 1925, at 3:40 p. m., aged 89 years, 6 months and 5 days, after an illness of eight days with pneumonia. The body was brought to Gladwin Nov. 4 and taken to the home of Adelbert Greer, where funeral services were held Thursday morning, Nov. 5, conducted by the Rev. G. V. Dean, with burial in Ridge cemetery beside his wife who died some years ago.

   Mr. Garden was born in New Brunswick, Canada, April 26, 1836, and was married there to Mary Farrand. To this union four children were born, three sons and one daughter, as follows: Addington E., George W., Edna Joslyn and Godfrey G., of whom only the latter survives, with three grandchildren, Miss May Garden and Mrs. Arthur Ogg, daughters of George W., of Gladwin, and Mrs. L. G. Terry of Seattle, Wash., daughter of Edna J.

   The Garden homestead in Gladwin township in olden times was famed for its hospitality. It was the center of many social activities in the neighborhood, and a favorite place for recreation.

   Mr. Garden and sons were engaged in the sawmill business after coming to Gladwin, operating their mill on the Wright Lumber Co.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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