Mary Ives survivor, Scranton Republican, 21 June 1899 page 8

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Mary Ives survivor, Scranton Republican, 21 June 1899 page 8 - way of hitching up the nag. Foil. June 10. Mrs....
way of hitching up the nag. Foil. June 10. Mrs. Margaret Ayres, wife of John Ayres, died May 'Si, 1S!0, at her homo in Falls, aged tiS years, whore she lived for nearly or quite 40 years. Mrs, Ayres was the daughter of George and Elsie Kern of Newton township. Eleven children were born to them, all of whom grew to years of maturity. The sisters and brothers who survive Mrs. Ayres are Mrs. Katherine liardell and George Kern of Pittston, Mrs. Mary Ives of Ransom, and James Kern of the West, and an adopted sister, Mrs. Lizzie Hunter of Square Top. The funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased, conducted by Rev. Mr. Higgins of the Presbyterian Presbyterian church of Bald Mount of which churc h Mrs. Ayres had been almost a life long member. Interment in the cemetery at Bald Mount. Mrs. Ayres leaves a husband and four sons Alden of Eimira, Charles, John and GeoTge. She was a woman of indomitable will and courage and though for many years an Invalid from the disease, she finally succumbed to, yet such was her Industry and determination that she labored on quietly, persistently and cheerfully, when a great many would have given up the struggle. But the

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 21 Jun 1899, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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