Aug. 16, 1847 Salona Clinton County Pennsylvania, USA
May 16, 1915 Little Rock Pulaski County Arkansas, USA
Luther Best was born in Salona, Clinton County Pennsylvania, the son of John W. and Catherine L. Shaefer Best. He married Sarah Green Fletcher, the daughter of James M. and Effie L. (McCann) Fletcher in 1868. They had four children to their union: Louisa Catherine "Lula" Best, Edwin Myers "Ed" Best, Leonard Aaron "Lenny" Best and Hodda Harry "Hod" Best. Luther Best passed away in Little Rock Arkansas in 1915.