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Remembered Seeing Lafayette

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
March
Year
1896
Copyright
Public Domain
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Mrs. Mary Bakes, of Webster township, died last Priday night at tho age 3i 98 years. She oame of a Historio faruily, her father being a soldier in the Revolution and her tnother was an own oonsin of John Hancock, one of the signers of the Declaration of Indepeudenoe. She remembered having seen bafayette vfhen he came to America, in 1824, and recalled many other instanoes of a similar nature. The deceased was born March 30, 1798, in Massachusets removing to Clyde.N. Y., and residing there for 40 years before lemoving to this cóunty in 1881 One son, Qeorge S. Jewell, of Dexter, snrvives her, at the age of 70 years. Dexter talks of wielding a Pingree cldb. It will be no stick of a club either.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News