Butler County, PA
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.
all the names that are associated with Joseph Logan,Sr.
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.
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.
third son of Joseph Logan, Sr