STOUFFER, Elias E., farmer, was born August 3, 1854, in Lower Paxton township. He is a son of Jacob J. and Barbara (Ebersole) Stouffer. The father, Jacob J. Stouffer, was born in Dauphin county, January 4, 1806, and died April 21, 1891. The mother was born November 10, 1816. They had a family of five children. Mrs. Stouffer’s father died August 29, 1895, and her mother in March, 1893. Elias E. received his early education in the public schools, and then engaged in farming, which he has followed up to the present time. He was married, January 25, 1877, to Miss Elizabeth Ann Ewing, daughter of William and Barbara (Lingle) Ewing. Their children are : Mary E., Ida A., William E., Laura J., and Ruth M. Mr. Stouffer is a Republican and has served as assessor. He is treasurer of Shoop’s Union Congregational church.
Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
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Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001
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