Weekly Messenger 29 March 1911
-• "• ' A Qnurtette of Brothers. Four Munshower brothers, sons of the late William and Hanuah Kuukle Mnn- cbower, of Center township, met Thursday Thursday and dined together and rehearseu their boyhood days. Samuel, of town, is 77 years old ; William, of Oookpbrt, .al- in.ost 76; Huston, of Blairsville, 74, and Harrison, of the same place, 72. A'l four and another brother served with distinction during the late Civil War, three in the eastern army and two in the western division. They served through cold, and heat, through shot and shell aud they bid fair to live many years to come. The only sister living is Mrs. Mary Yingling, of Ohio, who was a twin with Harrison, and 72 years old. Their combined ages aggregate 371 years. The father lived to be 80 years old and the mother 97. -It is certainly a family- remarkable for longevity. , , Samuel Mnnshower has taken the MESSENGER for nearly a half, hundred years.