John Latta

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 5 Dec 1846 (aged 64)
Latta, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 90092008 · View Source
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Born: August 11, 1782 in New York City, USA.

Died: December 5, 1846 in Thurlow Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada. He died of dropsy. Quaker.
Moved to Canada put up a flour mill, saw mills and factory, 11 miles north of Belleville, Ontario. He followed the trade of ancestors in manufacturing flour. The village was first called ???? and then Latta's Mills but changed to Latta, Hastings Co., Ont, Canada.
April 5, 1847: He willed all his property to his sons Archibald and Gilbert Latta.

Married: Susannah Pitman, daughter of Russell Pitman and Diannah, November 17, 1800 at Adolphustown, Lennox-Addlington County, Ont, Canada. known as Upper Canada at the time.
She was born abt. 1783 in Vermont, USA, and died abt. 1854 in Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. In 1851, Susannah was residing with her son Archibald and his family.


WILLIAM . b. Sept. 30, 1801 in Latta, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. July 16, 1875, in Latta, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; m. Lucretia Brintnell

NANCY Born abt. 1803. Died: March 7, 1879 in Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada; Buried: Denyes Cemetery near Latta/Plainfield, Ont, Canada. m. James Shepherd, an American. Six children: 1) Luvicie m. Edward Collins; had children. 2) James m. Sarah Mumby; had a child. 3) Jane m. Jacob Carter; had children. 4) Mary Ann m. Robert Dalton, one child. 5) Elizabeth.

HARRIET ANNE "Harrietta" Born: About 1805 in Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada; Died about 1890, Canada. Married: Gordon Hannah. Farmer. Lived 40 miles north of Latta, near Mamora Iron Works. He was a noggin weaver and would take a beach or maple curly knot and with a late make 14 noggins or bowls, each smaller than before. They had 15 children: Archibald, Catherine, William, Rachel, John Hanners, Susan, Pricilla, Gilbert, Aquille, Mary Elizabeth, Robert Gordon, James, Thomas, and Peter.

JOHN WILLIAM b. May 14, 1805; d. Oct. 8, 1878 in Grantsville, Linn Co., Missouri, USA; m. Mariah Reid

JAMES RUSSELL b. abt. 1808, Latta Mills, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. Dec. 25, 1885 in Hensel, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada; m. Nancy Ann Sample

SAMUEL b. abt. 1809, Thurlow Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. abt. 1890; m. Caroline Stapley

ELIZABETH Born: Jan. 7, 1814 in Plainfield, Hasting Co., Ont, Canada.
d. 1899 in Latta, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada. Buried in the Plainfield Cemetery, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada, (Near) Latta. Married: George Brintnell, brother to the wife of: 10 William (3) Latta. He is also buried in the Plainfield Cemetery. Their children were Hiram Anson, John, George Nelson, James Gilbert, Laura Ann, Archibald (He was a cheese maker in Thurlow Township and invented the agitator used to stir milk and curds, He also served as a cheese inspector for Thurlow Township. He later moved to Buffalo, New York, but he was buried with his parents in Plainfield Cemetery), Susan and Elizabeth Jane.

MARY ANNE Born: Feb. 12, 1815 in Thurlow Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. July 17,1891 in Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada. Married: George Potts, Oct. 18, 1832 Thurlow Tp., Hastings Co., Ont, Canada. He was Born abt 1805 in Ireland. First child was 1 pound. He became a powerful man. Bible Christians. Lived 2 miles north of Latta. 12 Children: Elizabeth (married Jonathan Mitchell), Thomas (married C. Smith), John L. (married Susannah ______) Fred, James, George (married Marian _______), William Elijah (married M. Ross), Nancy Jane (married Alfred McKown), Robert Anson, Arthur, E. William (married Margaret I. McPherson), Mary Eliza (married William H. Gluff).

ARCHIBALD b. abt. 1818, at Latta Mills, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. Nov. 8, 1900 at Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; m. Elizabeth Jane Wilson

GILBERT J. b. Dec. 15, 1822 at Latta, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; d. Oct. 28, 1906, at Oaks, North Dakota, USA; m. Margaret Ann McDonell

DIANNAH b. May 1819; d. March 10, 1890 in Plainfield, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada; m. Edward Carter. He was born abt. 1813 and died July 5, 1897 in Plainfield. Methodist. Lived north of Latta. Farmer. Diannah and Edward are both buried at the Plainfield Cemetery, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada. Children: Edward C. Carter (b. 1853) and James Carter (b. 1858).

MARGARET JANE " Peggy" b. abt. 1831; d. 1910; m. 2 times. Joseph Dick & Aard Benedict Pringle. Three children with Aard Pringle: 1) Harriet F. (m. James Lafferty. In 1939 she lived at 601 West Indiana Street Roundup, Mont.) 2) Delilah. 3) Archibald.

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