Rebecca Grable, b. Feb. 22, 1831 in Prince William County, VA

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Rebecca Grable, b. Feb. 22, 1831 in Prince William County, VA - morn- organ- THE SICK AND INJURED. Mr. James C....
morn- organ- THE SICK AND INJURED. Mr. James C. fchaaks aal Mr. Herman Verhoeff Still Imprortng .Mrs. . Grabel's iiiaess. Mrs. Rebecca Grable, one of tlie old est inhabitants ot Louisville, is lying seriously ill at tlw residence of her Son, Daniel B. Grable, on Baxter avenue, between ' Morton . and ' liighlatoH. Mrs Grable was libra in Prinoe William county, Virginia, but was brought to Kentucky when but five years old, and was for a time a resident of Nelson county. She haa lived in this city for fifty-five fifty-five fifty-five years, having come here when the town boasted of but two or three streets, and everything, except in tho immediate neighborhood of First street, was a primeval forest. If she Uvea until until February 22, she will bo eighty-six eighty-six eighty-six years of age. She lias ten iiving cliil- cliil- dreu seven sons and tliree daughters, snd her youngest son is a grandfather. Hr childien 'are scattered all over the country Florida, New Mexico, Missouri, Kentucky, etc Several live in this city. ' it has been a cherished idea of Mrs. (rubies for some time to have a fam ily re-union re-union re-union in this city on her eighty-rixtn eighty-rixtn eighty-rixtn birthday, and she has wade arrangements arrangements to that end. To this reunion reunion were bidden all Iter descendants sons, CiaiiK titers, i-'Ta i-'Ta i-'Ta lulolidMren oind, great gra ncic lii ldren . of whom 'there re a larxe number. Her serious illness illness at this time cause fears among lier friends tliat ahe will not live to see that day, but alw is possessed of a wonderful amount of vitality, and they hope fcr tlie best. She was given op to die yesterday morning, and dispatches were sent to summon tier ciuluren who eould be reached to her bedside; but she rallied and was much better last night and was quite cheerful. So low was alio that her death at 1 o clock a. ni. yesterday yesterday was considered a question of but a few moments, lier condition, at last accounte, was much more encouraging.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 08 Jan 1891, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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