From Saint Joseph Herald (Saint Joseph, Michigan)
Saturday, June 15, 1878, p. 3
Aged Pioneers

Typed for the Internet by Laura Cox
Posted to site on March 6, 2010

The Berrien Springs Journal , of last Saturday,
publishes the following list of aged pioneers who were present at the Old Settlers’ Reunion:

Francis Pinnell, aged 92 years, a resident of this county for 43 years
Foster A. Holbrook, aged 88 years, a resident for 43 years
Wm. T. Hardin, 88 years old
Kingsley Olds, 84 years old, resident of 40 years
Jessie Helmick, 80 years, a resident of 43 years
Ebenezer F. Crocker, aged 68 years, a resident of 47 years
Mrs. Ann Preston, aged 66 years, a resident 43 years
Mrs. Margaret Conoly, aged 84 years
Mrs. Elmira Crocker, aged 67 years, a resident for 48 years
James Wilson, aged 67 years, a resident for 47 years
Dr. Lyman N. Barnard, aged 72 years, for 50 years
Wm. Dougherty, aged 77 years, a resident for 40 years
Daniel Russel, aged 78 years, a resident for 46 years
Wm. Batson, aged 71 years, a resident for 45 years
Benjamin Davis, aged 82 years, a resident for 30 years
Wm. Murphy, aged 78 years, a resident for 28 years
Andrew Inglewright, aged 74 years, a resident for 47 years
Sidney Spencer, aged 75 years, a resident for 30 years
Wm. L. Conklin, aged 72 years, a resident for 28 years
Uziel Putnam, Sr., of Cass County, 85 years old, 53 years resident
John J. Wright, 88 years old, a resident for 37 years
Oliver Cochran, aged 82 years, a resident for 25 years
Mrs. Jemima Sherwood, aged 72 years, a resident 46 years
Rev. Job King, aged 77 years, 17 years a resident
Dr. C. C. Wallin, of Chicago, aged 74 years, lived here in 1835
Henry Rush, aged 78, a resident for 43 years
Mrs. Sophronia Whittenmyer, 73, a resident for 46 years
Laura Gard, aged 75 years, a resident of 44 years
Susanna Friley, aged 73, a resident of 43 years
Mrs. Hannah Brown, aged 76, a resident of 47 years
Nathan B. Nichols, of Iowa, who resided in Sumnerville in 1828; he is now 78 years of age

A great many others were here but gave us no data and they are left out.

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