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Joseph Logan, Sr

    JOSEPH LOGAN, SR., came to Penn township, Butler county, in 1807, and settled upon a farm of 300 acres purchased from his parents, Thomas and Agnes LOGAN, natives of Ireland, who immigrated to Pennsylvania with their family about 1798, and settled in Lancaster county. Thomas purchased the land in 1804 from Edward BURD, the original owner, but did not settle upon it. Joseph brought his wife, Elizabeth, from Pittsburg to his home in the forest of Butler county, and both resided here until their decease. He died in July, 1839; his wife survived him eleven years, dying in August, 1850. The names of their children are as follows: David; Levi; Joseph; Nancy; Isabel; Mary; Barbara, and Elizabeth.

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    DAVID LOGAN, eldest son of Joseph and Elizabeth LOGAN, was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, in 1802, and came with his parents to Penn township when about five years of age. He grew to manhood in this county, and purchased 225 acres of land in Jefferson township, now known as the LOGAN homestead, upon which he made the first improvements. To this he afterwards added 125 acres, and resided upon this farm the remainder of his life.

David Logan Homestead
Saxonburg/Butler Rd
Eldest son of Joseph Logan,Sr

He married Eliza DAVIS, to which union were born nine children, as follows: Nancy J., deceased; John; Joseph; Levi; Baxter; Samuel; Matilda; Calvin, and Eliza B. Four of the sons, John, Levi, Baxter and Samuel, served in the Rebellion, Samuel-[p. 878] being killed at Plymouth. Mrs. LOGAN died in 1856, and he then married Mrs. Mary Ann COX, nee SEFTON, who bore him two children, viz.: David H., and Edward P. His third wife was Nancy COX, who died in 1892. Mr. LOGAN was a Whig in early life, and afterwards a Republican, and filled the office of justice of the peace for many years. He was a member of the United Presbyterian church, and was one of the founders of the Clinton and Shiloh churches. He died February 1, 1878, aged seventy-five years.

    LEVI LOGAN, second son of Joseph LOGAN, SR., was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, and came with his parents to Penn township, Butler county. He learned the blacksmith's trade, which he followed in connection [p. 879] with farming in this township. In 1837 he married Mary DAVIS, a daughter of John DAVIS, of Clinton township, to which union were born eight children: Elizabeth, who was twice married, first to William LAMBIE, and afterwards to Mr. McLAUGHLIN; Joseph D.; Sarah, who married James WILLIAMSON; John R.; Benmamin; William; Levi, and David. Mr. LOGAN was a member of the United Presbyterian church, and in politics, he was a Democrat. He died August 14, 1871, and his wife, February 10, 1891.

Joseph Logan,Jr
third son of Joseph Logan, Sr

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