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Prom the Ainerlcan, Albion, N. Y. BRALBY- On Thnnwlay, April 13th, at nis realdence near Albion, Natbauiel Braley, aged eighty-Um-ΓΌ ye&re. Mr. Braley was born In the town of Savoy, Berkshire county, Mass., on the Mili of December, in the year 1796. In 1801 hls father moved from thesterlle hllls of the old bay state to the Uien new and far west, settllng in Wayne county, in thig state. The father dylng about a year alter arrlving at hls adopted home, left the subject of thls sketch al the age of seven years. As soon as he was old enough, he besan hls llfe In earnest labor for others and enuured the usual prlvatlons of pioneer llfe. Arrlving at the age of twenty-one, a spirit of lndependence lnspired hun to start out for hlmself and press further west lnto an unsettled country. Ue ra to Qalnes In 1819 and purchased and settled upon the Cady farm, north of thls vlllage. He built tho comfortable brlck home, whlch now so many years after. is an ornament to the place. In 1838 he traded the Cady farm for the one where he has slnce reslded, located on the canal east of the vlllage. Ho was for many yeara ownerof the factory In the eastern part of the vlllage, and enguged in cardlng, oloth dressing and the manufacture of cloth. In 182U he marrled sally Wickham, then a brlght, brown-eyed gtrl, and always as kludhearted aud sweet-tempered a woman as ever llved. Slic dled In May, 1871, after 4 happy marrled Ufe of almost half a century. Tney had a tumily of ten chlldren, all of whom are Uvlng.exceptoneson, Russell, whodled In 1860. Every one of thls large famlly are good respectable eltizens; a natural result of the exemplary teachtiigR and cliaracter of thelr pareuts. Mr. Braley has been a momber of the Methodist Episcopal oborcb Blnce about ltc2, and slwaysacouslKtentchrlsMan. He was a kind aud Indulgent puren t, and hls chlldren. though all of mature age, wil) miss hitn aH a father and a frlend. He has always been lndustrious and frugal and ever generous to hls frlends and nelghbors. He llved in thls connty slxty-one years, and very seldom dnrlug hls long life, was ever slck enough to employ a doctor. Hls death was peaceful and qulet as that of a chrlstlan, called from a long and imeful life on earth to a more lmnortant and eturnal llfe lu the future, should