George W Maston obit

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George W Maston obit - DAY'S EVENTS IN PEORIA a w. MASTON,...
DAY'S EVENTS IN PEORIA a w. MASTON, CENTENARIAN, DIES. Joeeph Daily Alee Anawera the Final Summon. Minere Aak I 1S,000 Each. is of Peoria, III.. Aug. . ( Special.) Oenrare W. Moston, Peoria's only centenarian, centenarian, passed away at 5:25 o'clock this morning at the home of his son, Thonas, 122 Meyer avenue, where he had been making his home of Uvte years. His demise Is due to the Infirmities Infirmities of his extreme age, following an Illness dating from Inst April, when h,e was forced to take to his bed. He wa bom In Alabama, where he resided until he was about 40 years of sge, when he concluded to seek his fortune In the north, v He came to Illinois about sixty years ago and after living In vnrlou r.i'Um fur a number of vears eamo to Peoria fourteen years ago this mr.nth to malie hi home with h!n sop, Thomas, who wis already located here. He had done a great deal of wandering In Ins time. He wns a Ash dealer and broom peddler and, led somewhat of a no- no- m:iritn life. He wis twice man-led, man-led, man-led, his soconl wt'e surviving him. Ho was the father father of a large family, nine children sur-vlvlng sur-vlvlng sur-vlvlng him as follows. George, Tliomae, John and Harvey, rtslillnt; in Porta. and T., residing at Mklicrt, M. His four daughter ate Mrs. Sutton- Sutton- Sutton- residing In Penrla; Mesdnnes Wilson and Prettymnn In Fort Scott, Ark., and Wltsborger In Michigan. of

Clipped from The Pantagraph03 Aug 1911, ThuPage 3

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)03 Aug 1911, ThuPage 3
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