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From Somerset Co., PA to Stark Co., OH
Posted by: Ruth Self (ID *****9377) Date: May 23, 2011 at 00:33:01
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"Portrait and Biographical Record of Stark Co., OH" pub 1892, Chapman Bros.
John YUTZEY: A native of this county (Stark Co., OH), born March 28, 1822. George YUTZEY, his father was a native of Germany, and made the ocean voyage to America with his parents when a lad of nine years --- He located with his parents in Somerset Co., PA where they remained for a time, and later emigrating to this county, were classed among the early settlers of Canton Twp. Here the grandfather entered government land, where he made his home until his decease. --- The maiden name of our subject's mother was Catherine GERBER, a native of Somerset Co., PA. She reared a family of seven children namely: Annie, John, Lizzie, David, Martha, Eve, and Christian; the latter two of whom were born of her union with Mr. GERBER, her first husband. She was a member of the Mennonite Church and died when seventy-eight years of age. The father of our subject acted as a local preacher of that denomination while residing here. --- The maternal grandfather of our subject, Christian GERBER, was a native of PA. and had the honor of being one of the first to settle in Canton Twp. --- The lady to whom our subject was married in 1844 was Miss Hannah FLICKINGER, a native of Tuscarawas Co., this state. Of their family of five children, three are living: Daniel, Jacob and Amos.

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