Friday, August 14, 2009

Johnson Latta

Latta, Johnson

LATTA, WHITE, ONEAL, MCMAHON



Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Webster and Hamilton Counties, Iowa
Published 1888
Page 358

Johnson Latta, section 23, Fremont Township, was born in Ashland County, Ohio, March 14, 1846, a son of John and Mary (White) Latta, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Maryland. When a child his parents moved to Jackson County, Iowa, and there he was reared and educated. In 1873 he came to Hamilton County and located on the farm where he now lives, which he bought the year before, and had twenty-five acres broke. He built a part of his present residence that year, completing it in 1878. His 160 acres are now under cultivation, and his farm is one of the best in Fremont Township. Mr. Latta was married February 15, 1872. to Miss Lizzie O'Neal, a daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (McMahon) O'Neal. They have three children-Mary E., Agnes L, and Rosa. In politics Mr. Latta is a Democrat. He is a prominent citizen of his township, and has served as trustee, making a faithful and conscientious servant of his fellow citizens.

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