Biography of John N. Leslie
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Biographies





JOHN N. LESLIE, who was formerly one of North Beaver Township's most respected citizens, died on his home farm there, January 8, 1905. He was born on the old Leslie homestead, three fourths of a mile west of the farm still occupied by his widow and son, in North Beaver Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, November 7, 1833. His father was John Leslie, who was a son of John Leslie.

The late John N. Leslie was married (first) to Amelia Fullerton, who left four children at death, namely: Charles, who is a farmer in Big Beaver Township; Alice, who is the wife of Samuel Smith, of New Castle; Annie, who is the wife of A. L. Wilson, of New Castle; and John H., who lives at New Galilee, Mr. Leslie was married (second) to Maria Lowry, who is a daughter of Adam Lowry, and four children were born to this union, namely: Roy G., who lives at New Castle; Bessie, who is the wife of Robert Miller, of Youngstown; Clarence V., who operates the home farm; and Mabel, who is the wife of Scott S. Breast and lives on the old Leslie home place. John N. Leslie purchased his farm prior to his first marriage and all his life carried on agricultural pursuits.

Clarence V. Leslie is one of the enterprising young farmers of this section. For several years he engaged in a dairy business, keeping fifteen head of cows and running a wagon to West Pittsburg. He has disposed of his milk business entirely and now devotes all his attention to farming and meets with a large amount of success.


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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