Mrs. Catherine Gruber Carty, 96 years old, widely known in Trenton and Bucks County, and oldest member of the famous Gruber family, died recently at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Emma Carty, 120 Hoffman avenue, Trenton.

Mrs. Carty was born in Nockamixon township, Bucks County, November 10, 1828.  She was the widow of Jacob M. Carty, a Civil War veteran and the oldest of more than 300 members of the Gruber family, composed of descendants of the Nicholas Gruber, who came from Palatine, Germany, and settled in Tohickon park, Bucks county, in 1740.

She is survived by three grandsons, Harry R., George W. and Leroy Clinton Carty, and seven great-grandchildren.

* The Ambler Gazette 19260218



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