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Agnes (Cota) Conway

Great-grandmother to 101
Mrs. Agnes Conway, 91, of Harpers Ferry, has 101 great-grandchildren, but only one of them bears the name Conway. Number 100, shown here with Mrs. Conway, was born late last month to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Conway of Lansing. Mrs. Conway's 101st great-grandchild was born last week to a granddaughter in California. She has seven daughters, one son, and 58 grandchildren.
~newspaper clipping, hand-dated July 1967

~articles & photos contributed by Errin Wilker

Note: Agnes Mary (Cota) Conway (1875 Nov 10 - 1974 Sep 19) is buried in the Paint Rock / St. Joseph's cemetery, rural Harpers Ferry, with her husband Martin.

Great-Great-Grandmother to Observe 95th Birthday
An open house for relatives and friends will be held in the parish hall at Wexford on Sunday, Nov. 8th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. honoring Mrs. Martin (Agnes) Conway. She is the mother of nine children: Mrs. Joe (Celia) Delaney and Mrs. John (Ellen) Howes of Wexford; Mrs. Harry (Sarah) Wargin and Mrs. Nick (Marcella) Strub, New Albin; Peter, Lansing; Mrs. William (Mary) Evans, Minneapolis, Minn.; Leo, deceased; Mrs. Joe (Agnes) Baum, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Mrs. Clarence (Zita) Gavin of Harpers Ferry. Her husband passed away in 1951. No further invitations are being issued.
~newspaper clipping, hand-dated 1970

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