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others peni- also baptism baptism the headl originally into abnorma Jno. the that spin- Sav- shou.d o c o n v e r t t h e w o r l d will years. s »Irs. Leah Keith, the oldest resident of Indiana county, and said to have at her death the oldest woman in Western Pennsylvania, died at her home Grisemore, Friday night. It has been reported that Mrs. Keith had attained one hundred and twelve y^ars, but say that she was born in York September. 1802,, which would make asre one hundred two years. When eight years of age she removed to Indiana coanly with her parents and f time resided in the Mahonings. At asre of twenty she was married to Keith, and they settled in Green township, where she lived until her death. She has been making her home children since the death of her in 1859. The deceased was a small woman. Her health was aood and insisted npon doing a portion of the housework until a short time before death. Her eyesight was the only that became dim during her extreme age. Iiis said t h a t she had not miles from her home during the last year?, am! never saw but one train cars. In her younger days she was as a singer, and when on her death requeste-'i her family and neighbors to surround her bed and sing the songs her youth. Five children gnrvice the eldest of whom is Mrs. Mary Coring, of Grip, aged feventy-two Mrs. Joseph McDonnell, with whom made her home ; Mrs. Mary and Jacob Keith, of Westmoreland county, and Levi Keith. The following aged brothers and sisters also survive Levi and John Lowmaster, Mrs. Katherine Sny«ier and Mrs. Betsy Rishell. East Mahoning township, and Mrs. Laura Keith of Grip. Thirty-five grandchildren, forty great-grandchiidren and one areat-grt-at-grandchild are living. The funeral which was hfld on was largely attended. Interment was made at Grismore.

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  1. The Indiana Democrat,
  2. 20 Jan 1904, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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