Newport Hoosier State
Wednesday, January 27, 1904
Mrs. MARGARET SIMPSON, the widow of W.B. Simpson, died on Monday afternoon of last week at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. William Malone of Eugene. She was past 76 years of age, being born in Montezuma, June 25, 1827. She and her husband were former residents of this place, where they were well known by our older people.
She was a most excellent lady. She had been twice married. Five children, one by her first husband and four by her last, survive her. Her funeral occurred Wednesday afternoon following her death.
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