Branch No. 42

                                                                     

 


No Branch Captain.  Volunteer needed.

 

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LAST NUMBER USED: 20
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                                                                                                 1 JOHN S. (1) LATTA


Lived and died in Pa., leaving two children, who were bound to farmers, in that State.  Married ____.

Children:
2 JOSEPH (2) b. Jan. 18, 1810.
3 JOHN S. (2) b. June 18, 1811; d. Aug. 8, 1878.  Buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware.



                                                                                                2 JOSEPH (2) LATTA


John (1). Born January 18, 1810; d. October 15, 1862; m. ____. One daughter:
8 Unknown Female (3).
 


                                                                                                  3 JOHN S. (2) LATTA


John (1). Born June 18, 1811; d. August 8, 1878 at Black Bird Hundred, Delaware; m. Mary Atherley in Philadelphia, Pa. on November 21, 1847. She was born in England May 2, 1823, coming to America when two years of age. She died March 11, 1898 of pneumonia.   After his death, Mary is living with her son, John Atherley Latta.

Children:
4 JOHN ATHERLEY (3) Born in Delaware August 12, 1848; d. January 28, 1920.

19  RACHEL - b. abt. 1847 in Delaware.

20  MARY C. - b. abt. 1854 in Pennsylvania.

 

John S. LattaMary LattaMary Latta



                                                                                     4 JOHN ATHERLEY (3) LATTA


John S. (2) John S. (1). Born in Delaware August 12, 1848; d. January 28, 1920; m. Rachel Cannon in Philadelphia, Pa. November 15, 1869. She was born in 1846. He was reared and educated in Morristown, Pa.  After his death, Rachel is found in the 1930 census, living with daughter Reba.

Children:
5 JOHN EDWARD (4) b. Sept 1, 1870 in Pennsylvania.
6 WILLIAM AUBREY (4) b. Nov. 8, 1885 in Delaware.
9 MARY NEVIT "Minnie" (4) b. abt. 1873 in Pennsylvania; d. abt. 1880; m. Thomas Purnell Lewis. Lived at Wilmington, Del.  Their children were Edna, Mary and Merritt.
10 BLANCHE CANNON (4) b. August 3, 1876 in Smyrna, Duck Creek Hundred,Kent County,DE; d. aft. 1930; m. James Lockerman. Lived at Smyrna, Del. In the 1930 Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware Census, Blanch Lockerman, boarder, F W 48 wid is living at the Delaware Hotel on Main Street and is listed as DE PA DE cook hotel.  Also found is Mildred, her daughter, age 17, waitress.  Also found is her sister, Bulah Brother, 45 wid, DE PA DE and Andrew, nephew, M W 15, S DE DE DE.
11 BEULAH GORDON (4) b. Oct. 12, 1880 in Black Bird Hundred, New Castle Co., Delaware; d. in 1955; m. Thomas Brothers. Lived at Townsend, Del.  She is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery in Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware.
12 REBA (4) b. March 12, 1892; m. William Figley Greer on June 19, 1912 near Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware. In 1931 lived at New Castle, Del.  William Figley Greer worked in the steel mill, and in the 1940 census, he is a foreman.  Their children are Reba and William Aubrey.

 

 

 


1880 US Census, Blackbird, New Castle, Delaware
Latta, John A., age 31, farmer, born in DE
Latta, Rachel, wife, age 33, keeping house, born in DE
Latta, Mary, mother, widow, age 56, born in ENG
Latta, John E., son, age 9, born in PA
Latta, Mary W., daughter, age 7, born in PA
Latta, Blanche, daughter, age 3, born in DE

1900 US Census, Blackbird Hundred Eastern District, New Castle County, Delaware
Latta, John A., head W M Aug. 1848, 51, marr. 30 yrs. DE PA ENG farmer
Latta, Rachel, wife, W F Feb. 1847, 53, marr 30 yrs, 6 6 DE DE DE
Latta, Aubrey son W M. Nov. 1885 14 S DE DE DE at school
Latta, Reba dau W F Mar 1892, 8 S DE DE DE at school

1910 US Census, New Castle County, Delaware
Latta, John A., head M W 62 marr 40 yrs DE PA ENG farming gen. farm
Latta, Rachel, wife, F W 62 marr 40 yrs 6 6 DE DE DE
Latta, Orba W., son M W 24 S DE DE DE
Latta, Rebba dau F W 18 S DE DE DE

1920 US Census, New Castle County, Delaware
Latta, John A., head M W 71 marr DE PA PA farmer gen. farm
Latta, Rachel, wife, F W 73 marr DE DE DE
Whrrler, Samuel hired man M W 68 S DE DE DE laborer farm

1930 US Census, New Castle Town, New Castle County, Delaware
Grier, William F., head M W 40 marr 22 yo De SCO PA foreman steel mill
Grier, Reba wife F W 38 marr 20 yo DE DE DE
Grier, Reba F. dau F W 17 S DE DE DE
Latta, Ratchell mother-in-law F W 83 wid DE DE DE

 


                                                                                         5 JOHN EDWARD (4) LATTA


John A. (3) John S. (2) John S. (1). b. September 1, 1870 in Pennsylvania; d. June 7, 1954 in Delaware; m. Mary B. Lewis. She was born in 1872 and died in 1955.  They are buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware.  in the 1920 census, he is listed as a farmer.  In the 1930 census, he is listed as a carpenter, and in the 1940 census, he is listed as a poultry raiser.  Lived on Taylors Bridge Rd., in New Castle, Delaware.  Had at least one son:
7 JOHN MILTON (5).

 



                                                                                       6 WILLIAM AUBREY (4) LATTA


John A. (3) John S. (2) John S. (1). Born November 8, 1885 at Townsend, Del.; m. Florence Miller Booz who was born at Philadelphia, Pa. September 26, 1884. In 1933 she lived at 113 S. Chestnut Street, Lansdale, Pa.

Children:
13 MARVIN AUBREY (5) b. October 21, 1912 at Smyrna, Del.; d. June 26, 1990 (SS Index)
14 JOHN ATHERLEY (5) b. October 5, 1915 at Smyrna, Del. Twin with William H.; d. April 5, 2000 in Chandler, AZ (SS Index)
15 WILLIAM HENRY (5) b. October 5, 1915 at Smyrna, Del. Twin with John A.; there is a William H. Latta listed in the phone book at Townsend, Delaware in 2004.
16 VICTOR HEBERT (5) b. October 6, 1922 at Lansdale, Pa.; d. Jan, 1986 in Lansdale, PA (SS Index) There is a Dennis Latta and a Doris Latta listed in the phone book at Lansdale, PA in 2004.
A brother-in-law of Mrs. Florence Latta says that J.A. Latta's cousins were named Schaefer.

                                                                               7 JOHN MILTON (5) LATTA


John E. (4) John A. (3) John S. (2) John S. (1). Born April 26, 1849 at ____; m. Fanny Frances December 24, 1917.  She was born in 1900 and died in 1989.  In 1933 living at Marshalltown, Del.   They are buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware.

Two children:
17 JENNETTE (6).
18 VIRGINIA FRANCES (6) b. 1922; d. 1952.  Married Burton Pershing Voss.  Buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Middletown, New Castle Co., Delaware.

 




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