Dead at 106

Thomas Benford, colored, 106 years old, an old slave, died at his home in Pittsburg, 311 West Eleventh street, at 2:30 o'clock this morning, after being confined to his bed four days, prior to which time he had been in poor health for nearly a year, says the Pittsburg Headlight.

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DEAD AT 106. Pittfihnrn'. fAAt DIJ.Hi -rv -rv . - -- -- y a viuwoh ii-ciucii ii-ciucii ii-ciucii Lf ' , o ill dl Benford, Waf; Born in 1804 and Served Many Years in Slavery. (From Wednesday's Dally.) Thomas Benford, colored, 0fi yearr )ld, an old slave, died at his home ir ?ittsburg, 311 West Eleventh street, it 2:30 o'clock this morning, after be-ng be-ng be-ng confined to his bed four days, prior to which time he had been in ooor health for Nearly a year, says thf Pittsburg Headlight. Mr. Benford's ipe old age is partially attributed o 'lis belonging to an ancestry, mem-)ers mem-)ers mem-)ers of which were all long lived.

Clipped from Fort Scott Tribune and The Fort Scott Monitor20 May 1910, FriPage 5

Fort Scott Tribune and The Fort Scott Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas)20 May 1910, FriPage 5
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  • Dead at 106 — Thomas Benford, colored, 106 years old, an old slave, died at his home in Pittsburg, 311 West Eleventh street, at 2:30 o'clock this morning, after being confined to his bed four days, prior to which time he had been in poor health for nearly a year, says the Pittsburg Headlight.

    hollie_g_364 – 25 Oct 2014

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