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    Mrs. Eliza (Wright) Culbertson, retired, Troy; the lady of the above name was born in Niagara Co., N. Y., in 1811. Her parents, Porter and Louise Wright, were born in Vermont, and removed to the above county at an early day, during one of the terrible Indian wars that infested that country; there they lived a number of years; her mother dying, her father came West, and in the State of Indiana departed this life. She has been thrice married, first with Nathaniel Heywood. in 1830, by whom she had five children, two living, viz., William R. and Alexander M.; Mr. H. died in 1840, aged 41 years. Her second marriage was with Daniel Bates, in 1843, by whom she had two children -- Harriet L. and Eliza A.; Mr. B. died in 1850, aged 38 years. Her third and last marriage was celebrated with Samuel Culbertson in 1857; he departed this life in April, 1876, aged 77 years. She has lived in Troy twenty-seven years. Death has been a frequent visitant to her family, but with true Christian fortitude she awaits the call that will again unite the ties that have been severed.

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