Scott County Kicker
Contributed by Gigimo
Description: Oldest Woman in Missouri Lives in Taney County.
Date: April 18 1914
Newspaper published in: Benton, MO
The oldest woman in Missouri, Mrs. Elmire WAGONER, who lives near Protem in Taney County and is said to be 118 years of age. Her husband was killed in the battle of Wilson Creek fifty years ago and she has had to support herself since that time by manual labor. She lives alone in a log house and makes her living from a truck patch in which she chiefly grows sweet potatoes.
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