Biographical and Genealogical History of Morris County New Jersey. Illustrated. Vol. II., Lewis Publishing Company, New York and Chicago, 1899.
He whose name initiates this review is proprietor of the United State Hotel Stable, in Morristown, and is a representative of one of the old families of Morris county. He was born in Mendham township, Morris county, on the 3d of February, 1855, the son of Samuel M. and Elizabeth (BALLENTINE) LOSEY, both of whom belonged to pioneer families of this county. The had but two children, our subject and
The father died in 1877 aged about sixty-three years, and the mother still survives, residing at Gladstone, Somerset county, New Jersey. The paternal grandfather was Daniel LOSEY, who was born in Mendham township, being a farmer by occupation, as was also his father, Colonel Nehemiah LOSEY, who was a resident of the county and a soldier in the war of the Revolution.
The subject of this mention was reared on a farm and attained his primary education in the public schools of Mendham, supplementing the same by a course of study at Flushing Institute, Long Island, New York. In 1878 he was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Jane GREER, of Sussex county, New Jersey, and they settled on the old homestead in Mendham township, where they continued until 1894, when Mr. LOSEY sold the farm and moved into Morristown, engaging in the livery business. His place was destroyed by fire a month later, but, nothing daunted, and with characteristic determination, he re-established himself and has since continued with a high order of success. His stables are first-class in every respect, containing handsome rigs, good horses and reliable drivers, beside which Mr. LOSEY possesses special facilities for receptions, weddings or funerals, and has the best accommodations for boarding horses by the day, week or month.
Mr. and Mrs. LOSEY are the parents of two daughters,
The family attend the First Presbyterian church, of which Mrs. LOSEY is a member.
In his political adherency Mr. LOSEY is identified with the Republican Party, and fraternally he holds membership in Mohuscawing Tribe, No. 216, Improved Order of Red Men, at Morristown.
This biography was scanned and contributed by Catherine Smith DeMayo.
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