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At hls home, No. 8 Paekard Street, onSaturday,Jnuary2H, Hst, NVlson Stroog ajted 86 years, 10 monthsand 20 days. Col. Strong was bom in Pitistield, Miissachusetts, Murch 9th, 1800, wliere tie resiJed until October 1834, at wliieh date lie removed with his family to Aun Albor, wliere he has slnce resided. He was'tlie son of a New Kngland farmer, aDd dunng bis boyhood days, in the suiumer worked on the farm witli his f.ither, ;eachin; 9chool in the winter. At the ase of twenty he enterad the employ of Mr. Gold, a merchant of Plttsfield, Mmlactansetto, where he remained until lie becarue the senior member ol' the linn ot Strong & Bush. Upon the acooptanoe by Col. Strong, of the position of Superintendent of the Boston, New York and Albany Stage Unes, he retired from the tirm of Strong & Bush. He retuained superintendent of Stage lines uniil the completion of the Boston Sc Albany R. ]{., when they ere abandoned. He wis Uien elected to the office of High Sheriff, of the coiinty of Burkshire, Masa., uliicli he held for ten years, being repeatedly re-elected. He also dtecharged the duties of "Selectmui" of tlie town of l'ittstield M:iss:io!iuíettí, for many yeara, and was assessor of that town foi twentj ycavf, an office he Mtlgned at tlic ttnu of his lemoval to Ann Arhor. In his carly munhood he took a lively hrterstt in military matter, and enltated as a prlrate in one of the indepeiuleiit qompanléa of the Massaclnnetts Btata Mililii, Trom wliich rank he by suciessive wai promoted to the Colonekjy of h rejtimftat. At the age of tliirty lie nirtcd witli tiie First Congrealiomil Cburcb ot l'iu.-íifld, Massaohu-etts. Ai t time ot lus deatli he was a memlter ot tlie Pint C iiirregational Churcli ot' Ann Arltor. Siuce his to Anu Aibor in? luis not taken active part in pabilo all'nirs. but at all times as far as it nu i; his power, u?ed his best, pSbrti to prnmóte the wel tare ot the nommnnity In whlob be lu-id A son and datiffhter iuivlve riliu, E 1ward R. StroiiL', of Dftrolt, and Mis. Martin V. Stebblns, of Aun Arbi.r, Michigan.