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ARBUCKLE, MAY ADAMS DAYTON (MRS. ERNEST A.): 1885-1964.

May Adams Dayton was born in Elizabethtown, Ind., on July to, 1885, the daughter of William and Elizabeth McDonald Adams Dayton. On Feb. 6, 1919, she married Ernest A. Arbuckle. She taught elementary school for twenty-seven years, except for two years at the Sandcreek Township School ( Elizabethtown ) where she served as teacher and principal. She began teaching in Wayne Township in 1906 and Union Township in 1911. Mrs. Arbuckle took part in establishing 4-H clubs in Bartholomew County and was a member of the county's first library board. She helped form the Bartholomew County Historical Society and was director, 1930-41 and 1946-64; president, 1939-46; and president emeritus, 1946-64. In 1961 she was Senior Citizen of the Year in Columbus, Ind., where she died on Aug. 19, 1964.

Information from Bartholomew County Historical Society and Bartholomew County Library.

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