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The Quincy Daily Journal - Friday, January 15, 1904 - Page: 2



HAS FIVE GREAT GRAND PARENTS - Courtesty Griggsville Press



Joseph Herschel GAY, Aged Two Years - Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Gay, of Rockport, Pike County, Illinois

This bright little fellow is the possessor of five great grandparents - three great grandmothers and two great grandfathers, whose combined ages are 411 years. Two grandmothers and two grandfathers, whose combined ages are 240 years. His great grandparents are:

James Gay, Summer Hill, Pike County, Illinois, aged - 90 years
Mrs. James Gay, Summer Hill, Pike County, Illinois, aged 84 years
Mrs. William Shinn, New Hartford, Pike County, Illinois, aged 77 years
William Shinn, New Hartford, Pike County, Illinois, aged 77 years
Mrs. David Pyle, Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois, aged 83 years


His grandparents are:

J. H. Pyle, Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois, aged 63 years
Mrs. J. H. Pyle, Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois, aged 57 years
William Gay, Rockport, Pike County, Illinois, aged 64 years
Mrs. William Gay, Rockport, Pike County, Illinois, aged 56 years

The young man, if old enough to appreciate, it would doubtless be proud of the fact that none of his parental or maternal ancestors use tobacco or liquor in any form, and all are in the very best of health.



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