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The Huntsville Daily Times
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Description: Old Negro Aged 128 Years Die

Date: December 28 1919

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 2

By The Associated Press
Parkersburg, W. Va., Dec. 27 William Peyton, a negro, one of the oldest men in the United States, died yesterday at Little Hocking, Ohio, near Parkersburg, aged 128 years.
In his youth Peyton was a slave of a Virginia family named Creel. As a slave and as a freed man he served this family thru six generations it is said.

Submitted: 04/10/12

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