108-year-old woman dies, 1785

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108-year-old woman dies, 1785 - On Saturday the I7thinflanr, died at New -...
On Saturday the I7thinflanr, died at New - York, Mrs. Ann Sloo, ageil one hundred and eight years and fix months - fhe retained her underltanding to the laft enjoyed for a feries of years, a goid flite of health ; and had her eye fight fo as to fee to knir, and mend coarfe chothes until tjiedajpfjiexdeath ; fhe nude up her own bed, jand ufed frequently frequently (Till a very fhort time before fhe died) to walk from her daughter's in New - York, to her grand daughter's at the two mile flone in the Bo - very lane. Such inftances of old age a're lcarcely known in thefi parts.

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  1. Poughkeepsie Journal,
  2. 29 Sep 1785, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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