The historic gathering of old people was held at the home of Peter Funk, August 24, 1897, in honor of the one hundreth birthday of Aunt Kitty Rice. Those in the picture are from left to right, front row, George Griswold, Eliza Hammer, Mrs. George Griswold, Anna Funk, Susan Bovey, Barbara Rice, Daniel Zellers, Mrs. Anna Zellers, Aunt Kitty Rice, Mrs. Mary Etnyre, Peter Funk, Mrs. Peter Funk, Mrs. Michael Funk, Mrs. David Forney, Michael Funk, standing, Mrs. Quinby Allen, Mrs. Barbara Emmert, Mrs. Andrew Newcomer, Mrs. Samuel Billig, Ella Griswold, George Griswold, Mrs. Anna (Rice) Mumma, Harry Griswold, Clinton Forny, David Forney.

Mt. Morris: Past and Present, An Illustrated History of the Village of Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., Illinois, First Edition, 1900, by Kable Brothers, Second Edition, 1938, by Harry G. Kable

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