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Rev. Harland Trev Gant, Sr.

Male 1917 - 2001


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  • Name  Rev. Harland Trev Gant, Sr.  [1, 2
    Prefix  Rev. 
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  18 Nov 1917  Aura, Gloucester County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    High School  Abt 1935  Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Glassboro High School 
    Education  Abt 1941  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Temple University and Temple Divinity School 
    Died  3 Jul 2001  Ames, Story County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Memorial Service  7 Jul 2001  Ames, Story County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the First United Methodist Church 
    Obituary  12 Jul 2001  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the Wapello Republican 
    • The Reverend Harland T. Gant, 82, a resident of Ames, Iowa, since 1988, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. Memorial services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001, at First United Methodist Church in Ames, with The Reverends Larry LaVelle and James Dotson officiating. There was no visitation. His body was cremated and will be buried at a later date in New Jersey. Arrangement were made by the Adams Funeral Home in Ames.

      Memorials have been established for Habitat for Humanity; First United Methodist Church Foundation; or the American Center Society.

      Born November 18, 1917, in Aura, New Jersey, he was the son of George and Mary Murphy Gant. He was a graduate of Glasboro, New Jersey, High School and Temple University and Temple Divinity School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He married Nina Stanton, June 27, 1942, in Cedarville, New Jersey.

      He was a minister in the United Methodist Church and served Iowa Methodist churches in Luther/Napier, Marengo, Des Moines/Windsor, Wapello, West Liberty, Greenfield, Tama/Montour, Clarinda, Collins/Loring and State Center. He retired in 1983.

      Survivors include his wife, Nina, at home; two sons, Harland Gant Jr., Kansas City, Missouri, and David Gant, Apple Valley, Minnesota; two daughters, Rosemary Dotson, Dubuque, Iowa, and Susan Gant, Ames; five grandchildren, Peter and Susannah Dotson and Michael, Sara and Christopher Gant; one sister, Ella Rae Harrell, Monroeville, New Jersey; and one brother, Kenneth Gant, Red Hook, New York.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, and an infant brother.
    Occupation 
    • He was a Methodist minister, and worked at Wapello before going to Greenfield, Iowa.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Harland T. Gant; born: 18 November 1917; died: 3 July 2001 (V); last residence: 50010 (Ames, Story, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 154-05-4167; state where issued: New Jersey
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph 
    • His cremains were to be buried "at a later date" (after July 7, 2001) in New Jersey
    Person ID  I46049  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Nina Stanton,   b. 11 Feb 1917, Cedarville, Cumberland County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2008, Ames, Story County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jun 1942  Cedarville, Cumberland County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Residence  Jul 1970  Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    U.S. Public Records Index 
    • Name: Reverend Harland T. Gant; Birth Date: November 1917; Address: 1217 Jefferson Street, Ames, Iowa 50010-0601 (1993); [121 4th Street, Collins, Iowa 50055-0101 (1987)]

      Name: Nina S. Gant; Address: 1217 Jefferson Street, Ames, Iowa 50010-0601 (1993); [121 4th Street, Collins, Iowa 50055-0101 (1987)]
    Children 
     1. Harland Trev Gant, Jr.
    >2. Rosemary Mildred Gant
     3. David S. Gant
     4. Susan I. Gant
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F17409  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1326] Dotson, James Lee and Rosemary Mildred Gant - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in the Muscatine Daily Journal, page 7, July 10, 1970; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S588] Veromi Report (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S5722] Gant, Harland Trev (Sr.) (Rev.) - Obituary, (originally published in the Wapello Republican, July 12, 2001; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1327] Gant, Nina (Stanton) - Obituary, (originally published in the West Libert Index, August 6, 2008; West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S71] U.S. Public Records Index (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).