Adnah Adams Treat, died at the age of 103 years old, considered the oldest Colorado citizen. Following are excerpts from a Denver Post article published April 3, 1897, when Adnah celebrated his 100th birthday. Adnah was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1797 , the son of Joseph Treat. Early in life Adnah Treat went to Troy, New York, engaging in glass manufacturing. On February 4. 1823, he joined the Masonic fraternity, becoming a member of Apollo Lodge, No. 13 A. F. and A. M. In 1825 Adnah Treat married Jane Reilay (Reiley), a native of Troy, New York, who was born February 18, 1805. In 1830 they removed to Syracuse and thence to Fayetteville, and after that to Medina, Ohio, where Mr. Treat bought a farm. He lived there for 16 years and after the Civil War followed some of his children to Indianapolis and thence to Colorado in 1883. Mrs. Jane Treat died in Denver October 28, 1890, aged 85 years. Four girls and three boys were born to Adnah and Jane. A son of Mr. Treat in Denver is Charles A. Treat, president of the Denver Wall Paper Company. Mr. Treat, at the age 100, was living with his daughter, Mary Katherine Treat and son-in-law, Dr. Norman G. Burnham, at 14th and California Street.
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