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April 12, 1934.

Anna Merritt's 90th Birthday


     Mrs. Anna Merritt and Mrs. Madeline Garretson will go to Bethel, Kansas, on Friday to visit Mrs. Merritt's daughter, Mrs. J. G. Braecklein and Mr. Braecklein. Mrs. Merritt will celebrate her 90th birthday there on Sunday. It is planned that the day will be spent quietly. Mrs. Merritt was born in Linn County, Kansas, April 15, 1844, and has the distinction of being the oldest living native Kansan. Mrs. Merritt has long been a resident of Wamego and her multitude of friends extend to her their congratulations and kindest wishes on this happy occasion.
Submitted by: Carol Hansing.
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