Mrs. Mary Smith, wife of Mr. Alfred Smith, died on the 14th instant at the residence of Mrs. O. J. Carver, with whom she had been living for many years. Her husband died just one year previous, lacking one day.. Mrs. Smith was the grandmother of Mrs. James H.
Baker, of this city. She was nearly one hundred years of age.
The gazette. (Raleigh, N.C.) 18??-1???, January 02, 1897, Image 3. Image provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC. Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83027097/1897-01-02/ed-1/seq-3/.