From the Whitesville News, April 17, 1895.
Transcribed by Suzette Pondillo.


74th . Anniversary

The 74th. Birthday of Mrs. Eliza Wood was celebrated at the home of Sherman Crandall at Independence. The following friends were present from this place: Charles Wildman and wife, W.B. Snow and wife, N.S. Bartlett and wife, Misses Mary and Laura Graves, Miss Florence White, Mrs. Clark White, Mrs. Marcella Crandall and Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rice. Mrs. Wood was the first female child born in the town of Independence, and is hale and hearty. The News joins her many friends in this place in wishing her many more years of happiness.