Here's the shortened version of the information that I have.I'm putting together a more formal, sourced version that I'll send to you via email.
Mary Ellen CARPENTER, b. 14 Apr 1836, Carpentersville, Putnam county, Indiana; d. 19 Apr 1886, Coles county, Illinois, possibly buried in Putnam county, Indiana, [Mary Ellen GARDNER has a stone in the CARPENTER family plot in Piercy Cemetery, Jackson township, Putnam county, Indiana];m. 16 Dec 1852 to George W. GARDNER(1), b. 20 Oct 1827; d. 4 Oct 1856 and buried possibly in Brick Chapel Cemetery; m. 8 Mar 1860, Cumberland county, Illinois to John FICKES(2), b.unknown, d. possibly 19 Apr 1886.
Children of 1.Mary Ellen CARPENTER and George W. GARDNER(1):
i.Thomas Wildee GARDNER, b. 7 Nov 1853, Carpentersville, Putnam county, Indiana; d. 14 May 1930, Trilla, Illinois; m. Mary LACY, b.unknown, d. known. ii.2.Sarah Elizabeth GARDNER, b. 24 May 1855, Putnam county, Indiana; d. 25 Oct 1936; m. 23 Dec 1869 to Stephen Bennett RARIDEN, b. 7 Jul 1849, Franklin county, Indiana; d. 23 Mar 1918, Coles county, Illinois.
Children of 1.Mary Ellen CARPENTER and John FICKES(2):
iii.Eliza Catherine FICKES, b. 7 Jul 1867, Coles county, Illinois; d. unknown. iv.Cora Viena FICKES, b. 18 Nov 1871, unknown; d. 19 Sep 1872, unknown.
That's what I know right now.Can you help me with any of the information I'm missing?