March 24, 1839, Haw Patch (near Eden), Indiana.
December 21, 1915, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Guttenberg Cemetery, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Boyhood friend of William A. Ogden, Latta taught for a time in the public schools of Colesburg, Iowa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his lifetime.
His works include:
Come unto Me and Rest