History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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JOHN M. LANDIS, who was born in Hilltown township, Bucks county. September 23, 1876, is a son of George and Barbara C. (MOYER) LANDIS. His education was acquired at Huntsberger school, in Hilltown township, and after putting aside his text books he continued to assist his father upon the home farm until after his marriage. In 1901 he purchased the old Garges homestead, containing fifty-six and a half acres of improved land, and hereon he follows general farming having placed his fields under a high state of cultivation.
On the 19th of January, 1899, Mr. LANDIS was marred to Miss Bertha K. HOCKMANN, who was born in New Britain township, Bucks county, August 16, 1879, her parents being Christian and Amanda M. (KULP) HECKMAN. Her father was born in Bedminster township, September 29, 1845, and was a son of Ulrey D. and Margaret (MOYER) HOCKMAN. To Mr. and Mrs. LANDIS have been born two children: Lillie H., July 6, 1900: and Blanche H., July 6, 1902. The parents are members of the Mennonite church, and politically Mr. LANDIS is a Republican.




Text taken from page 693 of:
Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III
Transcribed May 2007 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html
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