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FETTERHOFF, CLARENCE, farmer, Enders, Pa., was born in Jackson township, Dauphin county, Pa., September 6, 1862. The grandfather was Col. George Fetterhoff. Philip, the father, was born in the same township, October 3, 1825. He has spent his life in farming and raising stock, in the Armstrong Valley, and is now living retired from active pursuits, at Fisherville, Pa. He married Sarah Sweyard, born in Powell's Valley, and they have four children: George, hotel keeper, at Halifax; Isaac, farmer; Clarence, and Margaret, who died young. The father is a Democrat in politics, and he and his wife are members of the Lutheran church. They are living quietly and comfortably at Fisherville, enjoying the fruits of their hard labor in earlier life.


Clarence acquired his education in the common schools of his native township, and has always remained on the homestead, which he took charge of when his father retired. He was married, in Jackson township, in August, 1884, to Sadie Rutter, born in Halifax township, September 5, 1864; daughter of Uriah and Sarah (Ryan) Rutter, farmer in Halifax township. Their children are: Nora, born February 28, 1886; Jennie, born October 5, 1889; and Mary, born September 24, 1890. Mr. Fetterhoff votes with the Democrats, and has been auditor for three years. He is a member of the Lutheran church.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 29 Jan 2001

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