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Family Reunion

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The fourteenth annual reuniĆ³n 8nd Christm8s tree o( the family of the late Orson Packard, was held at the residence of H. C. Packard of Salem, Dec. 25, 1889. After singing, prayer and recitationp, the report of the historian was read, from which we glean the following facts: Number in family, 37; number of family present, 31; guests, 6; families absent, Irving Quackenbush's of West Branch, Mich., and W. S. Packard's of South Dakota; number of deaths since laBt report, 1; Births, 5; the total age of family, 998; olde9t, Levi Quackeobush, 65; youngest, 8J months; average, 27 years. Following the report of the historian carne the distribution of presenta in which all were remembered, and which were numerous and useful. Then foltowed the most enjoyable part of the day, the feast of oysters and chicken pies, supplemented by goodies of all kinds. After a social hour or two the family adjourned to meet in one year at Levi Qaackenbush's of Superior.


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