Death Fri. 1 April 1808

On March 11 near Cullybackey Ireland Martha HANNA at the very advanced
age of 126 years. She was born near Dungannon, told the writer of
this, she remembered to have heard the shots fired in an engagement
that took place there in the year 1690 and that she carried the
victuals to the masons and carpenters who built Cullybacky meeting
house in 1727, she them being 45 years of age. She was married when an
old maid but never had a child; enjoyed a constant state of good
health until a few days before her death. She was a little woman,
measured this last year, 4 feet 7 inches.

published in the Scots Magazine


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