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Eaton County Michigan

EATON COUNTY MEMORIAL REPORT

He came to Flint thirty-five years ago, and thereafter up to the time of his death continued a resident of this county. He was a devoted member of the Presbyterian Church of this city, having occupied the position of an Elder for many years, and was a Deacon for more than twenty years. He was a man of great vitality, hav-35 274 Pioneer Society of Michigan ing lived to the remarkable age of ninety- four years, and retained nearly all his faculties unimpaired to the last. He survived his wife but a few months, and leaves a very large circle of friends and acquaintances. The funeral was held at the family residence on Monday. Rev. H. M. Curtis and Rev. A. W. Seabrease officiating. The Daily Herald of East Saginaw says of another of Grand Blanc's pioneers: Mrs. Cornelia Smith, —relict of the late Silas Smith, of Grand Blanc, died at the family homestead in that village on Wednesday at twelve o'clock noon, of heart disease. Mrs. Smith and her husband, who were well known in this and Saginaw City, were among the first settlers in Genesee county forty- five years ago, who contributed their full share toward making that magnificent county what it is to-day—one of the garden spots of Michigan, and were greatly beloved and respected in all that region. A family of one son and several daughters are left to mourn this bereavement. The deceased was a sister- in-law of Mrs. Almira Smith (mother of the late Mrs. C. B. Jones) of this city. Mr. Dennis Wolverton, —an old and esteemed citizen of Grand Blanc, died of dropsy of the heart, while sitting in his chair, at home, Wednesday evening. He had been under medical treatment for about two years, and only a day or two before he died, his physician pronounced his condition better than, it had been before for six months, so that his death was quite unexpected when it came. He had been a resident of Grand Blanc for about thirty years, and had been honored by his fellow citizens by being elected at different times to nearly every township office in their gift, having very acceptably served many years as supervisor.

Michigan 1883


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