STOUT, David, Oberlin, PA, was born in South Hanover township, Dauphin County, PA, August 10, 1848; son of John and Leah (Metzger) Stout, natives of Dauphin County. Adam Stout, grandfather of David, was the first of the family to settle in the county, coming up the river, and locating in Lower Paxton township, where he followed his occupation of weaving in connection with farming. John, father of David, was born in Lower Paxton township, February 2, 1814, and was engaged in farming, first in Paxton and later in South Hanover township, where he died in 1890. His wife survives him and is a resident of South Hanover township. Of their children six died young and the others are: Catherine, Mrs. John Allwine, of South Hanover township; David, and Daniel M. of Derry township. The father was a member of the German Baptist church, and a Republican in politics. David was reared in South Hanover township and attended the public schools. He was married, October 26, 1871, to Miss Louisia Albert, daughter of John and Sarah (Taylor) Albert, of East Hanover township. He located on the old homestead, where he remained eight years, and then, in 1891, purchased the Martin Swartz farm, on which he has since resided. In political matters Mr. Stout is with the Republican party, and has served as school director in South Hanover township. His children are: Sally Ann, wife of David E. Schaffner, of Lower Swatara township; Leah A., Emma J., Minnie M. and Annie Viola. Mr. Stout is a member of the Baptist church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 5 February 2001
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