Clipped From The New York Times
DEA TB FROM A SPIDER'S BITE. Fiom th Albany Tim. AprQ 9. Maria Gillett. aged 80 years, died at tbe Shakers Saturday evening after a very short Qlaess. produced, it is thought, by the bite of a spider nearly two weeks since. Phe was a very active, interesting woman ; aad one who. In early life, shared with her parents some remarkable experiences among the Indians In tbe wild portions of this country, hhi was the traud niece of Oen. Ethan Allen her grandfather 1-eirg a brother cf the hero of Tirouderoca. and served as a apiin under him. It Is s-.ntular lo relate, but she retained the " Allen " mark, i.svine been born with six tngers. the snrplus member brit.g removed In ter lo'anevj and her children of which she reared tao. slso lore the ae-mlstakanlr family featrre when lefanta. hhe has been a atanea anJ faithful member of the Shaker Community for f.O years, ho.d.r many places of trust, end always with honor to herself arsd from all concerned. Her funeral took place yesterday after-noon.