Progressive Batavian
Batavia, Genesee County, New York State
June 2-1882

HEALTHY TOWN.--As an evidence that the Batavia climate is healthy and
conducive to longevity, we give the following list of citizens
three-quarters of a century old, or older.  We don't believe there is a town
of its population in the country which can show a better life record:
ADAMS, Eliza M. 79
ALLEN, Althea 81
BARNES, Isaac M.78
BARTOLF, William 77
BARTOLF, Sarah 75
BOOTH, Elizabeth 82
BURT, Mansfield 76
BACKUS, Elizabeth 80
BEACHEL, Eva 76
BUXTON, C.T. 78
BUXTON, Rebecca 76
BRADLEY, Michael 90
BRADLEY, Margaret 88
BEZOLIA, Maria 81
BIGELOW, Elisha 84
BICKFORD, John 76
CHESLEY, Naomi 77
CLARK, Hannah 75
CULL, William 80
CULL, Elizabeth 78
COWDIN, Augustus 79
COLE, George 80
DEWEY, Lucinda 78
DUSTIN, Mary 78
FISHER, Nancy 77
FOLEY, Timothy 79
GRAVES, Mary 77
GRIFFIS, Belinda 75
GRIMES, William 80
GRIMES, Mary 77
GOULD, Nancy 76
HAWES, Anna 76
HACKLEY, Ezekial 88
HACKLEY, Sarah 81
HICKEY, Clarissa 77
HOLT, Betsey 75
HOLBROOK, Sophia 76
HOYT, Charles M. 81
IVES, Stephen 81
JACKSON, E. 76
JOSLYN, I.M. 78
JOSLYN, A. 78
JOHNSON, Ruth 81
JONES, Rebecca 75
KELSEY, Sarah 78
KURTZ, Henrietta 75
LAY, Gustavus 79
LAW, Sarah 86
LEONARD, Mary 75
LEWIS, Flora 81
LAMKIN, Abigail 80
LONG, David 79
LINCOLN, Lucian 77
LYNCH, Daniel 77
MATTICE, P. 76
MANNION, Sarah 80
McGRATH, William 75
McDONALD, M. 80
McMILLAN, Alexand'r 76
MOYNIHAN, Julia 77
MOORE, S.F. 79
MORSE, J. H. 87
MERRILLS, Mary 75
MINER, Joanna 97
NORTON, Frank 77
NUGENT, Thomas 76
OLMSTED, Stephen 88
OTIS, Levi 83
OTIS, Nancy 78
PARKS, Louisa 81
PARSONS, Sybil 82
PALMER, Aaron 79
PARKHURST, George 75
PALMER, Betsey 80
PALMER, Catharine 77
PIKE, Catharine 76
PRINGLE, Benjamin 75
QUILIGER, Honnorah 97
RAPP, R. 78
REED, Phoebe 83
RICH, Calvin 79
ROSENKRANZ, M. 76
RUSSELL, E. 81
ROSE, Martin 75
RAPP, George 82
SILVER, Nancy 76
SCOTT, Elizabeth 82
SCARLES, Eunice 80
SUTLER, M. 83
SPRAGUE, Mary 80
SMITH, Samuel 81
SMITH, Elizabeth 78
SMITH, John 76
SWEENEY, Joanna 79
SPENCER, Chiristoph'r 89
TAYLOR, A. 89
TAGGART, Moses 83
THAYER, Sarah 77
THOMPSON, Maria 82
TOWN, Sarah 77
THOMPSON, John 81
TWING, Almira 81
UPTON, Electa 78
UPTON, Daniel 85
WELKER, Elizabeth 84
WILLIAMS, Christina 77
WRIGHT, Salinda 78
WOOLSEY, W.R. 78
WEISS, Christian 75
WEISS, Mary 75
YOUNG, Jerusha 80
ZIMMERMAN, Anna 90
    The ages of the persons above given, 113 in all, aggregate 8,989 years,
or an average of a trifle over 791/2 years each.  Where is there another
town in Western New York that can show up as well as that.
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Progressive Batavian
June 9-1882

    In our list of old people last week we omitted to mention the following
persons over seventy-five years old:
Mr. J.G. RUSSELL 85
Mr. Christopher SPENCER, 88
Mr. Warren WEST, 84
Mr. A.S. PRATT 75
Jane E. RUSSELL 75
Mrs. Angeline RAND 80
Polly RIDDLE 84
Elijah DAY 80
Mrs. Sarah WEST 77
Mrs. WEST has lived in the town of Batavia for 72 years.
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submitted by
Linda C. Schmidt

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