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Husbands Full Name Enoch Musgrave
His Data Date City Town or Place County or Province State or Country
Birth 1815 Ohio
Marriage Sep.15,1833 Lawrenceburg Dearborn Indiana
Death Mar.25,1883 Dale Spencer Indiana
Burial Dale Cemetery Dale Spencer Indiana
His Father Moses Musgrave His Mother Nancy Hamilton

Wifes Full Name Amanda Leming
Her Data Date City Town or Place County or Province State or Country
Birth Oct.23,1813 New Jersey
Death Oct.22,1911 Dale Spencer Indiana
Burial Dale Cemetery Dale Spencer Indiana
Her Father unknown Her Mother unknown

Their Children

William T Musgrave b Aug 28,1836
Helen M Musgrave b 1838
Thomas J Musgrave b 1840
Henry C Musgrave b 1844

In the 1860 Census Spencer County the following grandchildren were in this household

Slater,Flora female age 7 born Ind.
Slater,Eva female age 4 born Ind.

In the 1870 Census Spencer County

Musgrave,Ava female age 15 born Ind.
In the 1880 Census Spencer County
Musgrave,Debbie age 39 In Ky Vt w/o Henry
Musgrave,Florence E age 2d born Ind. gr-dau

Source: The Weekly Reporter
Dale, Spencer County, Indiana
October 27,1911

Died at age of 98
Mrs. Amanda Musgrave, Spencer Co's
Oldest Lady, Dies in Dale

Mrs. Amanda Musgrave died at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Debbie Musgrave, at this place early Sunday morning, after an illness of but four days.
Aunt Amanda, as she was familiarly known by all, was a remarkable woman, having lived ninety-eight years, excepting one day. During her entire life she enjoyed almost perfect health, which has been attributed to the fact that she was a dietarition and followed the proper care of the body both physically and spiritually. She lived to see five generations of her family.
Amanda Leming was born in New Jersey October 23, 1813. She came to Lawrenceburg,Ind., at the age of eight years where she was later married to Mr.Enoch Musgrave, and in 1855 came to Dale with her husband, and has resided near or in Dale since that date. To this married union were born three sons, William, Thomas and Henry, and one daughter, Helen. The husband died about twenty-four years ago, and one child, only William, of Newalla, Okl., survives.
There is no language at our command by which we can befittingly portray the sincerety of this kind old lady's character. She was a christion in fact; and in the experience of a lifetime, the writer hereof can safely say, he never met one who seemed to more nearly walk hand in hand with God. She entered the christian life at a very early age, and has been a faithful member of the Dale Presbyterian church for forty-five years.
Impressive funeral services were conducted by Rev. Rankin at the Presbyterian Church Monday mourning, after which the remains were tenderly laid to rest in the silent city of the dead.

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