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LONGENECKER, Christian, R., farmer, Middletown, Pa., was born in Londonderry township, Dauphin county, Pa., December 17, 1862 ; son of John S., and Margaret (Peck) Longenecker, of Harrisburg, Pa. He received his education in the public schools and was engaged in teaching in Londonderry township for several years. Later he took up farming, which has since been his occupation. In the spring of 1888 he purchased his present farm of one hundred and eighty-three acres, where he has had his residence since that time. He was married, in 1886, to Miss Alice Gingrich, daughter of Christian Gingrich, of Lower Swatara township, and later of Londonderry township. They have one child, Harry, born October 7, 1895. In politics Mr. Longenecker is a Republican. His wife is a member of the United Brethren church.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Ronald Singer ris@vicon.net for the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project


Date of Transcription: 14 March 2001

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