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THE NEWS HERALD
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1907
VOL. 71-- NO. 38
“On Tuesday of this week Mr. Pricer, the sexton of the Greenfield cemetery went out to the Rock Springs Cemetery, near New Petersburg, and took up the remains of the following three persons and interred them in the Greenfield Cemetery. John W. Duffield, father of Messrs Joseph and Daniel of this city who died forty two years ago. Mrs. Joseph Duffield, whose maiden name was Miss Lizzie Brown, whose girlhood was spent at Russell, Ohio, her father, John Brown, had charge of the pumping station on the B. & O. at Russell, Mrs. Daniel Duffield, formerly Miss Ruth McWilliams, daughter of the late Ford McWilliams.
Both women died about slxteen years ago, within three months time. But little was left of two of the bodies as they had returned to dust, but the body of Mrs. Joseph Duffield was in a better state of preservation.”
The lower extremities from the hips down had become petrified and were firm and solid Greenfield Journal.