Lewis H. Whitlatch Biography

LEWIS WHITLATCH, farmer and stock-grower, Brock, Penn., was born in Perry Township, Greene County, Penn., January 10, 1855. His parents, Jacob and Catherine (Headlee) Whitlatch, were also natives of this county and of English extraction. His father, who was a farmer through life, died in 1884, a highly respected citizen. His family consisted of eleven children, ten of whom grew to maturity. Lewis is the ninth and was reared on the farm in his native township, where he attended the common school. Mr. Whitlatch has made farming his chief pursuit, and has also engaged to some extent in the mercantile trade. He has made a success of his business and owns a farm of one hundred and seventy acres. In 1884, Mr. Whitlatch married Hannah, daughter of WIlliam Conley. She is of English and German origin. They have one child - Goldie Lee. Mr. and Mrs. Whitlatch are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He has been a steward, class-leader and trustee of the church, and held various positions in the Sabbath-school. In politics he is a Republican

Bates History of Greene County, 1888, Pages 825-826

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