Hans Heinrich Lotschar
(Between 1665/1666-1747)
Maria Margarethe
(Abt 1665-1695)
Peter Joseph Lattschar
Joseph Latshaw


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1. Elizabeth Schneider

Joseph Latshaw 1

  • Born: 1730, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Schneider between 1750 and 1753 in Pennsylvania, USA
  • Died: 20 Apr 1820, German Twp., Fayette County, PA at age 90
  • Buried: St. Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery, Fayette County, PA

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Notes for Joseph Latshaw:
Source: [Broderbund WFT Vol. 28, Ed. 1, Tree #1595, Date of Import: Mar 11,
His will was made on February 18, 1820 and probated on April 18, 1820, with
executors John Townsend and Robert Boyd.
Will lists 13 children. Alternate source lists all children except Abraham:
"Brethern Heritage Along the Big Conewago" By Elmer
Q. Gleim, Vol 1741-1991, Pgs 36, 50-52.
In his will, he mentions "my beloved wife Elizabeth Latshaw," " my son Abraham
Latshaw," "all my children, namely Solomn
Latshaw, Isaac Latsahw, Mary Flanaman, Peter Latshaw, Elizabeth Burkholder, John
Latshaw, Sarah Treator, Hannah Burkholder,
Eve Wright, Joseph Latshaw, George Latshaw and Catherine Ester." As Abraham
wasn't listed with all the other children but was
listed separately with an indication that he needed care, he must have been
either physically or mentally incapacitated. Executors
were John Townsend and Robery Boyd. The will was dated 18 Feb 1819.
I, Joseph Latshaw of Gerwau Township, Fayette County and State of Pennsylvania,
Being sick and weake in boyd, but of sound
mind and memory doth make and publish this my last will and testament in ma-----
and Form folowing - - First it is my will and I

Page 13

do order that all my just debts and funeral expences be duly paid and satisfied
as soon as conveniently can be after my deceise.
Secondly I do order and derect that my executers here after menshioned or the
surviver of them, shall as soon as convienently may
be after my decease, apprase our sell by Publick Vendue all my personal estane
except our bed and beding, our beuriry and aur cow
milch. I give and bequeth to my beloved wife Elizabeth Latshaw Five hundred
Dollars to be baied to her by my executers soon as itt
can conveniently colected and my debts pay'd buif she should die before that
five hundred dollars shall be paid to her, I do direct it
to be given to George Lathsaw and Catharine Ester our Son and Dauthter.
3rd, I doth give and bequeath unto John Barkholder, one hundred dollars for part
trables and expence for taking care of my son
Abraham Latshaw ------ past is not being part of his share of my estate-
hereafter menshaund.
Fourthly, I doth order and derect that my executors or the surviver of these
shall execute and deed of conveinience to my Son
George Latshaw. Agreeabel to all article of agreement believen him and we daied
the sixteeth of September, Eighteen Hundred and
Eightee if not don before and desire as ______ as I cold, do if living.
Fifth, I doth order and direct that after all the above funds of mone be payed
and all the money colected arising from the sale of
my land and personel property that the sumes of money remaining shall be equally
devided amongst all my children, namely
Solomon Latshaw, Isaac Latshaw, Mary Flanoman, Peter Latsahw, Elizabeth
Barkholder, John Latshaw, Serah Tecertor, Hannah
Barkholder, Eve Wright, Jopseph Latshaw, George Lathshaw and Catharine Ester or
their proper agents for the is my will and I
doth order and appoint John Townsend and Robert Boyd my Executers of this my
last will and testament. In Testamony where of I
have here unto subscribed my hand and seal this eighteenth day of February, one
Thousand Eight Hundree and Ninty. Joseph
More About Joseph Latshaw:
Burial: St. Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery, Fayette County, PA


Joseph married Elizabeth Schneider between 1750 and 1753 in Pennsylvania, USA. (Elizabeth Schneider was born in 1739, died on 9 Sep 1820 in UnionTown, Fayette County, PA and was buried in St. Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery, Fayette County, PA.)



1 Gary D. Smith, 2002.

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