A CENTENARIAN. - On Saturday, the 9th ult., Mrs. Mary Gilmore, relict of the late Mr. Wm. Gilmore, farmer, Tullymore, County Down, died at Tullymore, at the advanced age of 100 years. She retained the perfect use of all her faculties till the last, and was never afflicted with toothache or rheumatism. She was the mother of twelve children, three of whom were born at a birth, and has left 130 living descendants - literally to the "third and fourth generation" - comprising her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Her eldest surviving son is Mr. Charles Gilmore, of Newtownlimavady. Having been born in the year 1768, she has lived under the reign of four monarchs, and during "the few days of her pilgrimage" the following remarkable events,among others, have occurred: - The American War of Independence, War with France, War with Spain,the Irish Rebellion of 1798, the Union, War with Turkey, Catholic Emancipation, French Revolution, Abolition of Slavery, Irish Famine, War with Russia, Indian Mutiny, Civil War in America,and Fenian Outbreak. - Derry Journal."A Centenarian," Belfast Morning News, 1 June 1868, p.3, col. 2; image copy, FindMyPast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 27 March 2019), British Newspaper Archive.