Niagara County

1897 Biography - Henry Lutz

Lutz, Henry, was born in Porter, N. Y., June 28, 1846, a son of Harry and Annie (Belknap) Lutz; he born in Porter and she in Cambria. The maternal grandfather, Timothy Belknapp, lived in Cambria and spent his last days in Ohio. Henry Lutts was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Wilson Academy. He now owns about 300 acres of land and is extensively engaged in peach, plum and pear raising, having 1,000 plum trees and 4,000 pears; he is also engaged in the nursery business. October 17, 1872, he married Augusta Smithson, daughter of Richard Smithson, an early settler of Porter. To Mr. and Mrs. Lutts have been born three children: Frank, Grace and Harry, all living. In politics Mr. Lutts is a Republican and he enlisted in Co. D, 1st N. Y. Engineers, and served until the close of the war, participating among others in the battles of Deep Bottom, Dutch Gap and the evacuation of Richmond.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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