HENRY HURLBUT, farmer, P. 0. Harrison Valley, was born in Broome county, N. Y., November 25, 1814, a son of
Giles and Jeddah (Metcalf) Hurlbut, who settled in Harrison township in 1828, on the farm adjoining that of Mr.
Hurlbut, which they cleared and improved, and where they resided until their death. Giles Hurlbut was twice married,
and by his first wife, Jedidah Metcalf, he had ten children: Robinson, Harriet (Mrs. P. P. Erway), Henry, Amanda
(Mrs. Nathan Fletcher), Alvina (Mrs. Thomas Cornish), Aurilla (Mrs. Austin Buck), Lucy A. (Mrs. Almond Scoville),
Hiram, Isaac and Alvab. His second wife was Maria Tuttle, by whom he had two children, Sheldon and Giles Henry
Hurlbut was fourteen years of age when he came with his parents to Harrison Valley. He has always been a farmer,
and has cleared and improved the farm he now occupies. He was twice married. His first wife was Martha Southwick,
by whom he had four children: George, Rosalinda (Mrs. Truman Hurlbut), William and Samantha (Mrs. Henry Gustin).
His second wife was Manilla Hawley, by whom he has one daughter living, Clara V. (Mrs. Henry Rice).
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890
Potter County, Pa. Biographies
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