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lier, and lives in Braddock, Pennsylvania; Holmes S., a resident of Braddock also, married Emilia Behm, now dead; Thomas H., who lives in Lorain, Ohio, and whose wife was Dolly Walters.
The second wife of Captain Graham was Miss Ethelinda Benshoff, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
GRIFFITH J. LLOYD, a progressive farmer of Cambria township, is a son of John and Jane (Vaughn) Lloyd, and was born near Beulah, in Cambria township, Cambria county, Pennsylvania, August 14, 1824.
in Wales. She was born in North Wales, May 8, 1790, and became the mother of eight children, three sons and five daughters; Jane died during the voyage to this country; Nancy, died in girlhood; John J. resides in Marshall county, Iowa; Griffith J. is the subject of this sketch; Elnora, deceased, was the wife of David Jones; Anna, deceased, was the consort of George Wilson; Thomas, deceased, was a lumber merchant of Ebensburg, the county seat of Cambria county; and Phoebe, the relict of Stephen Lloyd, of Nebraska.
Griffith J. Lloyd was reared upon a farm, and has been engaged in the pursuits of husbandry most of his life. In 1854, he purchased the old homestead, which contains one hundred and forty-six acres. He also owns an interest in a valuable tract of timber land situated in Blacklick township, this county. He is a member of the Christian Church, and in politics is a republican. He has filled various local offices, among which are: assessor, auditor and school director.
His marriage on December 7, 1852, with Mary, a daughter of David Powell, resulted in the birth of five children: Jane A. is deceased; John C. is a farmer, and resides near Iowa city, Iowa; Jerry, who resides at home with his parents, is a successful teacher of Cambria county, and is taking the normal course in the Indiana State Normal school; Hattie resides with her brother, John G., and Lilly is at home with her parents.
JOHN EMMET LUCAS, a skilled and experienced workman, and the senior member of the planing mill and contracting firm of Lucas & Saly, of Johnstown, is a son of John T. and Sarah (Berry) Lucas, and was born in Johnstown, Cambria county, Pennsylvania, June 22, 1851. His paternal great-