This Day In History: 1909-03-04
Mrs. Ann Van Riper died. She had celebrated her 108th birthday on February 21st. She and her 70 years old daughter Marcia lived in a little red house on the Litchult Farm in Masonicus. (See December 21, 1908 for full biog.). “Her death was simply a gradual going away of the the center of life, due to old age.” She was buried in the Union Cemetery.