James Wesley Gaither
(1821-1909)
Sally Kermickle
(1825-1904)
Decatur Secor Gaither
(1861-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emma L. Harvey

2. Charlotte Armstrong

Decatur Secor Gaither

  • Born: 23 Nov 1861, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA
  • Marriage (1): Emma L. Harvey on 24 Aug 1884
  • Marriage (2): Charlotte Armstrong on 1 Jan 1916
  • Died: 29 Jul 1945 at age 83
  • Buried: Orchard Knob Cemetery, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA
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Gaither, Decatur S.
Died July 29, 1945,
Decatur S. Gaither, son of James and Sally Kermickle Gaither, was born near Alton, on November 23, 1861 and died July 29, 1945 at the age of 83 years, 8 months and 6 days.
He was married to Emma L. Harvey on August 24, 1884. To this union two children were born, Cleo V. and Hazel B. The wife and mother died on January 5, 1910. Mr Gaither was made a Master Mason in Alton Lodge No. 202 F & A.M. in August, 1891. In November 1941 he was presented with a medal commemorating 50 years service as a Master Mason by the Grand Lodge of Indiana.
On January 1, 1916 he married Charlotte Armstrong, of New Albany, who preceded him in death on May 9, 1941. Surviving are one son, Cleo V., of Alton; one daughter, Mrs Hazel Brown, of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, S/Sgt Fielden D. Gaither, in Germany, Lieut. (jg) Mary E. Gaither, Washington, D.C.; Anne G. and Ruth J. Gaither, of Louisville; Lieut (jg) James L. Brown, U.S. Navy Training Center, Sampson, N.Y.; one sister, Mollie Parr, of Alton and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Decatur married Emma L. Harvey on 24 Aug 1884. (Emma L. Harvey was born on an unknown date and died on 5 Jan 1910.)


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Decatur next married Charlotte Armstrong on 1 Jan 1916. (Charlotte Armstrong was born on an unknown date and died on 9 May 1941.)


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