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Joseph P. Short, was born
March 2, 1834, and died March 22,
1907, age 73 years and 20 days. Having
lived nearly all his life in german Township.
He was reckoned on of the oldest pioneers who helped to turn the
wilderness into its present condition.
He could tell of the times when it took a week to go to mill
with an ox
team through the trackless forest. He
remembered distinctly when the Lake Shore Railroad was buile and when
train passed through. He was the last of
the second American generation of the great Short family, which in
numbers is probably the largest in
Short, Joseph P.
first Shorts who came to
Tuesday, March 26, 1907
100 Years Ago
Obituary: Archbold (
Mar 2007 (Historical Note)]
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