David H. Stitely

DAVID H. STITELY, of Ligonier, was born September 30, 1858, in Franklin county, Pennsylvania. He was educated in the common schools, and in early life learned the trade of carpenter, which he followed for a few years in Irwin, whence he moved to East End, Pittsburg, and there for some years worked as a carpenter, contractor and builder. In 1898 he went to the Ligonier valley and settled at Laughlinstown, where some years before he had purchased a farm known as the "old Clark farm." In 1901 he organized a lumber business in Ligonier, which he has successfully continued to the present time, furnishing finished lumber and frames to the Ligonier valley. He is a member of Lodge No. 585, I. O. O. F., of Pittsburg. Mr. Stitely married Alice K. Linthimer and they have children: David H., Louise R., Thomas D., and Walter M.

Source: Page(s) 178, History of Westmoreland County, Volume II, Pennsylvania by John N Boucher. New York, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906.
Transcribed May 2007 by Nathan Zipfel for the Westmoreland County History Project
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