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Ninety-six Years Old

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Daniel Tiohenor, of Chelsea, celobrated bis 96th birthday on Wednesday of laat week by shaving bimself. This is aa event whioh is not often ohronioled. Since 1802, wben he was boru in New Jersey, Mr.Tioheuor has been au American citizen. He had been a votar for five years wben Andrew Jacksou was elected president of tha United States. He had reacbed the age of 35 when Michigan was admitted into the nnion. He was 10 years oíd when the first governor of Michigan was ' bom. As a boy he worked at mill-wrighting and ehoemaking and on ooming of age went to Georgia to work in the pine región. He built a mili iu Maryland, drove a four horse wagon to and froru Elizabethtown carrying goods; was a night watoh in New York city dnring tbe cholera plagne of 1832-3; was in Obio i ts 1835, and in New York from 1836 to 1841 wbeu he looated land in Waterloo township, Jaokson county, Michigan, fie also looated land in Sylvan township and lived there for 23 years, when in 1864 he removed to Chelsea, where he 'has sinoe resided. He waa married in 1852 aud had eight children, bis wife dying in 1877. This event is wortb more than a passing notice. May Mr. Tiohenor live to sbare himself ou bis centennial birtbday.