Elizabeth Lute was born 29 Mar 1832 probably in Scioto Co, OH. She and Richard married 10 Mar 1850 Scioto Co. Her parents were John Henry Lute b. 14 June 1811 Fairfield Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA who m. 2 Jan 1831 Susanna Nichols in Adams Co, OH. John Henry was a minister (don't know which denomination) and d. 26 Mar 1993 Morgan Twp, Scioto Co. John and Susanna were married by Rev. Samuel R. Wood (courthouse records). They had 12 children and Elizabeth apparently was the eldest.
John Henry was the son of George Lute b. Jan 1780 Lutesburg Plantation, Fairfield Twp, and m. about 1800-1805 Elizabeth Wallace who was b. 1782 in Ireland. John Henry was #3 of 7 children. I descend from his younger brother Robert Huston Lute.
George was s/o Nicholas Lute b. about 1753 in Germany and his wife Mary. George married three times and each wife was named Mary so it's uncertain which of these wives was George's mother! It's presumed that George was #2 of 3 by Nicholas's first wife. Nicholas had 10 children plus raised the son of his third wife from a previous marriage. Nicholas's will was proved in 1805. He was granted a patent in Westmoreland County which was sold off by early descendants as they began to move westward.