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Biographical Sketch of Andrew Lytle

Andrew Lytle, deceased, was born in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, in 1812. His parents moved to Akron, Ohio, when he was a small boy. At the age of twenty-one years he went back to Pennsylvania and married Hannah Hull. This lady was the daughter of Abner and Martha (Skinner) Hull, natives respectively of Pennsylvania and Connecticut. In 1834, two years after his marriage, he moved to Portage County, Ohio. Next he moved to Bidwell County, Missouri, and two years later to Nauvoo, Illinois. From the latter place he removed to Salt Lake, where he remained several years. In 1850 he came to California and was one of the first settlers at San Bernardino. Ile was a blacksmith by trade and followed that business for several years. He owned some fine land and was very successful. At one time he was mayor of San Bernardino, and has held various offices of public trust. He had eight children: Olive, now Mrs. Amasa Mariam; Serena E., now Mrs. Lacy Stilson; Heber John, who married Sarah McCrary; La Fayette, married Sophronia Parker; Mariette, wife of Harley Swarthout; Charles Loran, Lyman Melvin and Orissa. Mr. Lytle died in 1870, and his widow resides at the old home on Third Street near the Santa Fe depot, in San...

Biographical Sketch of John Conover

John, son of Cornelius Conover, was born at Victor, New York. April 20. 1817. He was educated in the public schools of Victor. He and his three brothers worked on the father’s farm of four hundred acres during their youth, and he followed farming in Victor throughout his active life. In 1860 he planted an apple orchard that has made his farm one of the best fruit growing places of the town. In politics he was a Republican, in religion a Presbyterian. He died in Victor, October 10, 1908. He married, at Akron, Ohio, January 9, 1858, Elizabeth Tucker, who was born at Penn Yan, October 31, 1832, and survives her husband (1911). Children: 1. Theodore, mentioned elsewhere. 2. Nettie, born in 1862, died 1869. 3. Mabel, born July 12, 1894, married, September 23, 1902, Roy J. Provost. 4. Elizabeth, born April 15, 1876, resides with her mother at Victor. William Tucker, fattier of Mrs. Conover, was born in Plaistow, New Hampshire, and married Ruth Cameron, who was born in Akron, Ohio; children: George, a soldier in the civil war, died in 1900; Elisha, soldier in the civil war; Elizabeth, mentioned above; Junietta, married George H. Adams, now (1910) living in Canandaigua; child, Nellie Adams. The Tucker family moved to Yates county and afterward to...

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