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Another Pioneer Of Saline

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Another pioneer is gone, another vacant chair, thus our list increases and the many old settlers one by one disappear and are no more. Miss Jane Wilson was born near Wantyglo, Wales, Jan. 17, 1808. At the age of sixteen she united with the Methodist church of that place. A few years later she sought a home of her own and on Dec. 14, 1830, was married to Wm. Kyte, who was also a resident of Wantyglo. Mr and Mrs. Kyte were of an ambitious disposition and carefully considered the question of improvement in social and financial life by remaining there and concluded that it was no place for them and so emigrated to Canada, where they arrived in June, 1832. They located on section nine of south-east Hope Co., Perth, and for a long time encountered all the hardships of a pioneer life In Oct., 1861, they came to Michigan and settled a few miles south of this village. where they have enjoyed many happy days and a pleasant home until Sept. 6, 1873, when the partner of all her joys and sorrow was called to tho home beyond. Since that time she has seemed to care little for worldly goods and has only waited and watched patiently for the time to come when she too might hear the call to come, and as the clock struck nine on the evening of Jan, 15th her spirit took its flight to be with him who had gone before. Mrs. Kyte was the mother of nine children, six of whom survive her, one son and five daughters, and it was their good pleasure to all but one be with her during her last illness, the oldest daughter, who is in Dakota, being unable to get here. - Saline Observer.