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Biographical account of pioneers of Washtenaw county who have died between June lst and September 6th, 1882: Phebe Lawson dies June 14, 1882, in her 86th year, and had resided in Ypsilanti city for 40 years. Mrs. Oatharine Hill died June 21, 1882, aged 72 years, and had resided in Ann Arbor 52 years. John Wesley Brooks, a colored Methodist preacher, died in Ann Arbor June 22, 1882, aged 84 years, and had resided in Washtenaw county over 50 years. Mrs. Mary Ann Naylor died July 20, 1882, aged 81, a resident of Northfield for half a century. John Pryor died July 11, 1882, aged 83 years. Mr. Pryor settled in Salem in 1832. Mrs. Lucretia Williams Felch, wife of ex-Governor Felch, died July 30, 1882, aged 64 years, 6 months, and 29 days, Mrs. Felch was born in Monroe, in this state, and has been a resident of Ann Arbor 39 years. Mrs. Margaret Arnold died July 29, 1882, aged 81 years, and had resided in Dexter, in this county, 57 years. Mrs. Sophia Oushing died in Webster, in this county, an old resident of that town, and had lived on the farm where she died for 40 years. Collins B. Cook died at Sault St. Marie July 29, 1882, aged 74, and had made this county his home for 40 years.