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[IN] Aunt Milly Martindale

Kokomo, Ind July 24 1909 "Aunt" Milly Martindale, a former slave, of the reputed age of 110 years, died yeserday at the county farm. She was an an old woman when first seen by Richard Foust in the south, himself a slave and an old man, who is a resident of this city. "Aunt" Milly was a famous cook in her lifetime and was twice sold upon the block. She was sold at Athens, Alab. and at Savannah, Ga.
Leaving her slave life at Savannah, she walked to Nashville, Tenn, where she jointed the northern army, following the camp as cook and finally falling under the observation of Colonel T. J. Harrison of this city. She was brought north by Mrs. Harrison as a servant. She was the mother of five children, all of whom are dead, the youngest dying fourt years ago at the age of 80.

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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