Peter Huff, was born in Berkeley County, Virginia, in 1798, came to Ohio in 1825, and settled on the farm on which he now lives. It was then in the midst of a forest. He cleared off a small piece of ground and erected a log cabin, and by industry has cleared his farm and accumulated a nice fortune. He has held the office of supervisor for a number of years, and is overseer of the poor.
He is a member of the Baptist church. In Politics he was a Jacksonian Democrat, but since the organization of the Republican party has voted the Republican ticket. In 1825, in Beaver county, Pennsylvania, he married Rosanna Lower, and is the father of five children, Elizabeth, who married Anthony Stentz; Samuel, who married Annie Marks; William who married Mary Horn; Sarah, who married Jacob Harker; and Martin A., who married George Riland.