Biography of Edward Logan
FROM: History of Livingston County, New York
By James H. Smith
Assisted by Hume H. Cole
Published By D. Mason & Co. 1881


Edward Logan was born in county Antrim, Ireland, in July, 1813. His parents were Edward and Jennie (Boyd) Logan, natives of the same county, who came to this country in 1820. and settled permanently in the town of Sparta, near Scottsburgh, where tlley remained till they died, the mother in 1861, and the father a few years later. They had seven children, viz :-Jennie, Edward. Sarah, James. Mary, John and Andrew, all now living in this county, except Sarah, who resides in Tecumseh, Michigan. Edward lived at home with his parents until 1846, when he settled where he now lives in the town of Groveland.

March 13, 1850, he was married to Adeline, daughter of John W., and Sarah (Magee) Latimer. of Groveland. She was born June 18, 1824. Her father came with his parents from Pennsylvania when very young.

Mrs. Logan's paternal ancestry were English. Her mother was born in the State of New Jersey, of Irish parents, of whom the father died February 22. 1865, and the mother July 27, 1834. They had six children :-William McNair, James, Hugh C., Caroline and Adeline, (twins,) and Elizabeth.

Mr. and Mrs. Logan had three children, all of whom died in infancy. Mr. Logan has been flatteringly recognized by his townsmen by election to various offices of his town. He was elected Supervisor in 1852, and again in 1853, and has beer Road Commissioner. In politics he is a Republican, and firm in the support of his party's meas ures and principles. He is a member of no religious denomination but attends the Presbyteriar church at Groveland Centre, of which his wife is worthy member.

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