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SARAH DODD THRIFT

MRS. SARAH THRIFT, WIFE OF W.D. THIRFT OF GRANT TOWNSHIP, DIED AT HER HOME AT 10 O’CLOCK A. M. SUNDAY AFTER A PROLONGED ILLNESS.  SHE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA IN 1832, HER MAIDEN NAME BEING SARAH DODD. SHE CAME WITH HER HUSBAND IN 1855 TO RINGGOLD COUNTY, AND SETTLED ON THEIR PRESENT FARM IN GRANT TOWNSHIP, WHERE THEY HAVE SINCE RESIDED, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW YEARS SPENT IN CRESTON.  MRS. THRIFT WAS THE MOTHER OF SIX CHILDREN OF WHOM FOUR ARE LIVING.  THE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED FROM THE HOME MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 3 O’CLOCK, AND THE INTERMENT WAS MADE IN THE BETHEL CEMETERY.

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