Biography of Henry W. Guy
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Biographies





HENRY WALLACE GUY, owner of seventy seven acres of excellent farming lands which he has placed under a fine state of cultivation, resides in Perry Township, about seven miles from Ellwood City. Mr. Guy was born February 3, 1848, at New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, and is a son of Peter and Charlotte (Roberman) Guy.

Peter Guy was well known through Wayne Township, where he conducted a blacksmith business for many years. His death occurred in the town of Chewton. He married Charlotte Roberman, who was a daughter of Henry Roberman, of Morgan County Ohio. The children of Peter Guy and wife were: Joseph Birk, Henry Wallace, Moses Lorenzo, Albert Brayton, Franklin Allamander, Philip Newton, Charles Lewis, Mary E., and William Peter.

Henry Wallace Guy attended school in Wayne Township, after which he worked for Ms father for some years. In 1885 he turned his attention to farming, and during the next ten years rented land in different parts of both Lawrence and Butler Counties. In 1895 he purchased his present valuable property, which was formerly owned by James Hogue and Charles H. Aikens, and here Mr. Guy has been successfully engaged in general farming ever since. He has a comfortable home and his surroundings indicate thrift and prosperity.

Mr. Guy married Keziali Cunningham, who is a daughter of William Cunningham, and they have had the following children: Emina, who married Archie Graham; Laura, who married Edward Rohr, has two children, Clarence and Mabel; and Clara, Ernest, Susannah and Scott, all residing at home; and Lulu, Howard and Frederick, all deceased. Mr. Guy is a prominent citizen, active in church and educational affairs, and also a politician as far as good citizenship demands. He is identified with the Republican party and has served as township supervisor for several terms and also as Inspector of Elections.

From:
20th Century History of
New Castle and Lawrence County
Pennsylvania
Edited By: Hon. Aaron L. Hazen
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co.
Chicago, Ill., 1908


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