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Another Long Life Ended

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On Tueeday afternoon at two o'olock, the spirit of the oldest mhebitant and odb oL our most resDected citizenp, Samud Crossman, passed to reet at liis residence at the west end of Huron-st. The deceased was boro in Connecticut on Aug, 3, 1796, during Washington's administration, and was consequeatly nearly 04 years of age. In 1836 he carne to Michigan and located lands in Ingham county, where he lived f rom 1845 to 1355. In the latter year he moved to Ann Arbor and located upon the place where he died, on the "forks" at the west end ot Huronst, where he made his home during the intervening years. Ile was a soldier in the war of 1812 and drew a pension from the government fur services rendered at that time. He was in remarkable good healih uotil about four years ago, but has been gradually faiüng since that time, his death being tansed by the inürmities of age rather than disease. During hia long lite Mr. CrosMnan was closely allied with the Baptist church and was a devout memoer of that congregation. By Mr. Crossman's death The Register looses oue who has betn its oldest eubscnber. He leaves foui children : Hon. D. S. Crossman, ot Wilhamston, who lor many years has been clerk of the Michigan Hou-e of Representativos ; Chas. S. Crossman, a prominent New York jewfler ; Mrs. P. Hill, of Blbridge, N. Y., and Mrs. L. Strong, cf Danvillf, Mich., all of whom are now in he city to attend the funeral, which will be held at the re.-idence bMday afternoon, at one o'clock.


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