Greene Co. Biographies






Descendants of Layton Crouse, 1827 - c. 1900: Greene County

Layton CROUSE, farmer, Rogersville, Penn. The gentleman whose 
name heads this sketch is one of the properous farmers of Center 
Township, where he was born August 23, 1827. He is a son of 
Samuel and Rebecca CROUSE, also natives of this county and 
residents therin until their death. They were the parents of 
nine children, five living. Layton was united in marriage, 
Janurary 5, 1861, with Catherine M. THOMAS. Mrs. CROUSE, was born 
in Greene County, June 18, 1839, and is a daughter of Eli
and Sarah THOMAS (nee KNIGHT), also natives of this county. Mr. 
and Mrs. CROUSE are the parnets of ten children, five of whom are 
living, viz.: Mary B., Janette, Elizabeth, Campbell and Sherman. 
The deceased are Lucy, Sarah J., Franklin, Eli and Walter S. Mr. 
CROUSE was raised on a farm and has been engaged in farming all 
his life. He owns 140 acres of land where he and his family live. 
In politics he is a Republican.

Biographical History of Greene County Pennsylvania Bates 1888

Descendants of Layton CROUSE

1  Layton CROUSE        b: 23 Aug 1827 in Centre Twp, Greene, PA 
                        d: 29 Sep 1890 in Greene County , PA
.     .+Catherine M. THOMAS b: 28 Jun 1839 in Greene County, PA  
                           m: 05 Jan 1861 in Greene County , PA
.........2      Campbell CROUSE b: in Greene County, PA
.........2      Elizabeth CROUSE b: in Greene County, PA
.........2      Sherman CROUSE  b: in Greene County, PA
.........2      Lucy CROUSE     b: Oct 1861 in Greene County, PA
.........2      Sarah Jane CROUSE b: Aug 1863 in Greene Co., PA
.........2      Frank CROUSE    b: Abt 1864 in Greene County, PA
.........2      Mary Bell CROUSE b: Abt 1867 in Greene County, PA
.........2      Janette CROUSE  b: Abt 1869 in Greene County, PA
.........2      Eli T. CROUSE   b: 04 Feb 1873 in Greene Co., PA
.........2      Walter S. CROUSE b: Jan 1877 in Greene County, PA
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D. W. Fry 1838 - : Wayne Twp, Greene County D. W. FRY, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., February 26, 1838, and is a son of George and Elizabeth Fry. His parents were born in Greene County--his father in 1813, and his mother in 1818. She died November 16, 1883. They were the parents of seven children, five of whom are living. The subject of this sketch was united in marriage, March 10, 1859, with Sarah, daughter of John Simington. She departed this life April 18, 1860. Mr. Fry was a second time married, July 14, 1861, with Mary M. Eagon, a native of Greene County, where she was born May 13, 1843. Her parents, Uriah and Cassandra Eagon, are both deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Fry are the parents of three children --Elizabeth S., wife of Joseph Huffman; George W. and Louie. Mr. Fry was reared on a farm and has devoted all his time to farming. He owns 230 acres of land, on which are substantial buildings. He also engaged in the mercantile business at Rogersville for a period of eighteen months. In politics Mr. Fry is a Republican, and he and his wife are prominent members of the Christian Church. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, by Samuel P. Bates, Chicago 1888, pg 579
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W. C. Fry, 1847 - : Center Twp, Greene County W. C. FRY, farmer, Waynesburg, Greene County, Penn.--The subject of this sketch was born in June, 1847, on the farm where he resides in Center Township, Greene County, Penn. He is a son of William and Susannah (Strosnider) Fry, pioneers of the county. William Fry, Sr., was born June 9, 1808, and his wife in 1812. They were united in marriage in 1832 and have resided in this county all their lives. They are the parents of eleven children, nine of whom are living. W.C. is the sixth. He was united in marriage in April, 1878, with Lizze R., daughter of Abnor M. Bailey. She was a native of Greene County born in 1857. To Mr. and Mrs. Fry were born two children--Alonzo B. and Lida B. Mrs. Fry, who was a kind and affectionate wife and mother, departed this life August 1, 1884. Mr. Fry was reared on a farm, and owns 120 acres of land in Center Township. In politics he is a Democrat, and belongs to the Christian Church. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, by Samuel P. Bates, Chicago 1888, pg 580
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S. B. Owen, 1857 - : Oak Forest, Greene County S. B. OWEN, physician, Oak Forest, Penn.-Among the successful young physicians of Greene County, Pennsylvania, we take pleasure in mentioning the name of Dr. S. B. Owen, who was born in Greene County, January 4, 1857. He is a son of Isaac N. and Anna OWEN (nee RUSH), who are natives of this county, where they have spent most of their lives. Doctor Owen was united in marriage August 28, 1879, with Laura K. DONLEY, who was born at Mt. Morris, Penn., August 28, 1862. She is a daughter of David L. and Louisa DONLEY (nee EVANS). Her father is a native of this county, and her mother of West Virginia. They have resided in this county since their marriage. To Dr. S. B. Owen and wife have been born two children-Mabel D. and Edward L. The Doctor commenced reading medicine with his father in 1879, and graduated from the Starling Medical College of Columbus, Ohio, March 6, 1884. He began the practice of his profession at Oak Forest, Penn., the same year, where he receives a large patronage and meets with good success. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 592
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Lewis Parry, 1838- : Aleppo Township, Greene County LEWIS PARRY, farmer and stock-grower, was born in South Wales, Great Britain, February 11, 1838, and is a son of Roger L. and Elizabeth (PUGH) PARRY, natives of Wales. They came to American in 1842, first settling in Pittsburgh. They subsequently moved to Washington County, Penn., and settled in Aleppo Township, Greene County, in 1858. Mr. Parry's father was a farmer and blacksmith. Six members of his family grew to maturity, Lewis being the oldest. He was reared in Washington County, where he also received his education. Mr. Parry began life as a poor boy, working by the day or month, but by industry and economy he has made himself a nice and comfortable home. He now owns 116 acres of good land in Greene County. In November, 1859, Mr. Parry married Mary C., daughter of John and Sarah (HUNT) WOOD. Her parents, who were of Dutch and Irish descent, were natives of Greene County. Mr. and Mrs. Parry's children are--Sarah, wife of Morgan B. LEWIS; John R., William W., Lou, Emma and Mertie. Mr. Parry is a Cumberland Presbyterian, and his wife is a member of the Disciple Church. In 1862 he enlisted in Company A, Eighteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, and was a non-commissioned officer. He was taken prisoner in Adams County, Penn., June 30, 1863. He subsequently joined the regiment in Virginia, serving in all two years and ten months, and was honorably discharged July 12, 1865. Mr. Parry is a Republican, and a prominent member of the I.O.O.F. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 568
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HON. JESSE PHILLIPS, Spragg's, Penn., born in Whiteley Township, February 10, 1824, is a son of Richard and Abigail (Starkey) Phillips. His parents were natives of Greene County, where they spent their whole life. His father died in the year 1877, and his mother in 1879. They were the parents of eleven children. Of whom are subject is the second, and was united in marriage, December 22, 1845, with Mary, daughter of David and Nancy (Gorden) Spragg. They were also natives of this county, where they remained till Mr. Spragg's death in 1877. His wife died in 1886. By this marriage Mr. Phillips is the father of twelve children--William D., Richard, Caleb, Levi, Adam F., Thomas E., Jesse L., Deborah F., James L., John W.; and Otho and Nancy E. (deceased). Their mother departed life in 1871. She was a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Phillips' second wife was Deborah, daughter of David and Nancy (Gorden) Spragg, now deceased. By this marriage Mr. and Mrs. Phillips have three children--George, Daniel and Clemmie (deceased). Although raised on a farm and devoting much of his time to agricutural interests and stock-raising, Mr. Phillips has also been actively engaged in political affairs. He is a democrat, and in 1881 was elected associate judge, having polled nearly as many votes as his three competitors. In April, 1888, he sat on the jury which found George Clark guilty of murder in the first degree, for the killing of William McCausland. This was the first verdict of murder in the first degree ever found by a jury in Greene County. Mr. Phillips has a fine farm of 500 acres, and he and wife are members of the Patrons of Husbandry Lodge in Kughntown. The whole family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth, & Co.; Chicago, IL (1888) by Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Page 881
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William D. Phillips, 1846 -: Wayne Twp, Greene County WILLIAM D. PHILLIPS, Hoover's Run, Penn., is one of the most successful of the younger farmers of Greene County. He was born in Wayne Township, December 22, 1846, a son of Jesse and Mary (Spragg) Phillips, natives of Greene County, where Mr. Phillips still resides. Mrs. Phillips died in the year 1871. William D. is the oldest of twelve children, and was united in marriage, August 4, 1866, with Sarah, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (King) Cole, also natives of Greene County, where Mrs. Phillips' mother still resides. Her father departed this life March 15, 1882. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips have eight children--Mary E., Justice, Henry C., James P., Adam P., Frances A., Walter S. and Sarah E. The subject of our sketch was reared on a farm and is greatly interested in all matters pertaining to agriculture and stock-raising. He owns 200 acres of land in Wayne Township. He and wife are members of the Patrons of Husbandry Lodge of Kughntown, and are also communicants in the Methodist Episcopal Church of that place. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth & Co.; Chicago, IL (1888) By Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Pg. 882
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John R. Pipes, 1855 : Waynesburg, Greene County JOHN R. PIPES, clerk of the courts of Greene County, Penn., was born in Morrisville, Penn., March 25, 1855, and is a son of James and Elvira (RINEHART) PIPES. His parents were natives of Franklin Township, and of English extraction. His father, who was a farmer all his life, died September 5, 1881. The subject of our sketch was reared in Franklin Township, attended the common school and the Monongahela College at Jefferson, Penn. He first engaged in teaching as an occupation, teaching in the winter for five years and mining coal in the summer. Mr. Pipes is a Democrat, and was elected to his present position in 1884. In 1882 he was united in marriage with Miss Melinda, daughter of William PITCOCK, one of the early pioneers of the county. Mr. and Mrs. Pipes have two children-Mary Emma and Daisy. Mr. and Mrs. Pipes are members of the Methodist Protestant Church, in which he has held many offices, and also served as superintendent of the Sabbath-school. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. His father was born in 1800 and his mother in 1818. She is still living, making her home with John R. in Waynesburg, Penn. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 692
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Levi Porter, 1845 - : Greene County LEVI PORTER, Harvey's, Penn., was born in Franklin Township this county, June 5, 1845. His parents, John and Hannah (RINEHART) PORTER, were natives of Greene County, where they were married and remained until their death. Levi was united in marriage September 3, 1873, with Lizzie, daughter of David and Elizabeth KENT. Her father was a native of Pennsylvania, and her mother of New Jersey. Both are now deceased. Mrs. Porter was born in Franklin Township. She and Mr. Porter had a family of four children-Linnie L., Mattie M., Alma E. and Florence A. Their mother died October 3, 1883. Mr. Porter was afterwards united in marriage, March 30, 1885, with Linnie BRADFORD, who was also a native of Franklin Township, born October 20, 1856. She is a daughter of Robert and Sarah J. BRADFORD (nee KENT), also natives of Pennsylvania and residents of Greene County until Mrs. Bradford's death. Mr. Bradford is still living. By his last marriage Mr. Porter is the father of two children-Goldie M. and Viola E. Mr. Porter has been engaged in different lines of business during his life, but at present devotes his time principally to farming, and owns one-hundred and thirty-eight acres of land where he and his family reside. Mr. and Mrs. Porter belong to the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which his deceased wife was also a devoted member. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 594
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D. B. Pratt, 1838- : Waynesburg, Greene County D. B. PRATT, farmer and stock-grower, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Franklin Township, Greene County, Penn., December 25, 1838. He is a son of William Pratt, also a prominent farmer in this township, who was born in Fayette County, Penn., October 13, 1814. His parents were James and Sallie (BONER) PRATT, also natives of Fayette County, and of English lineage. William Pratt owned a well improved farm of 200 acres in Franklin Township, where he died in 1874. He was a blacksmith by trade, in which he engaged until 1854 when he began farming. He spent most of his life in Greene County, where he was united in marriage, in 1838, with Miss Harriet, daughter of Joshua and Catharine (LIVENGOOD) THOMAS. Her father was born near Philadelphia, Penn., and was of Dutch ancestry. Mrs. Pratt was born in Center Township, this county, June 2, 1820, and was the seventh in a family of fifteen children. D. B. Pratt, the subject of this sketch, is a man of tireless zeal and unusual energy, by means of which he has been very successful in his chosen pursuit, and owns a well improved farm of 175 acres. On August 25, 1870, he married Margaret, daughter of William and Sarah (BODKIN) SMITH, who were of English and Irish lineage. Her mother was a native of Pennsylvania. Her father was born in New Jersey, and died in 1874. They were the parents of sixteen children, of whom Mrs. Pratt is the youngest. To Mr. and Mrs. Pratt have been born two sons-William Harvey and Lindsley Inghram. Their mother is a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Pratt is a Democrat and a member of the I.O.O.F. He has served as school director and auditor of his township. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 692-693
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William P. Reese, 1848 - : Rogersville, Greene County W. P. REESE, miller, Rogersville, Penn. Among the stirring business men of Rogersville we take pleasure in mentioning the name of William P. Reese, who is a native of Greene County and was born November 28, 1848. He is a son of John D. and Catharine REESE, who were pioneers of Greene County, and remained in it until their death. William was united in marriage September 11, 1869, with Maria FRY, who was born in this county, March 21, 1847. Mrs. Reese is a daughter of George and Elizabeth FRY, who were born in Greene County. Mr. Fry in 1813, and his wife in 1818. Mr. Fry is still living. Mr. Reese and wife are the parents of seven children-John L., Cora B., George C., Catharine E., William A., Alice M. and Allen T. Mr. Reese is a miller by occupation, owns a grist and planing-mill in Rogersville, also 225 acres of land in Greene County. He is a member of the Masonic Order and His political views are Democratic. He has been a citizen of Rogersville for nine years. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 594
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Phillip Rush, 1834 - : Greene County PHILLIP RUSH, farmer, Rogersville, Penn., was born in Morris Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1834. He is a son of Abraham and Lida RUSH (nee BOTTOMFIELD), the former a native of New Jersey, and the latter of Pennsylvania. They were married in Greene County and resided there until their death. In 1857 Phillip Rush married Catharine M. HUFFMAN, who was born in Center Township, this county, in 1837. Her parents, Joseph and Sarah (HUNT) HUFFMAN, were natives of Pennsylvania, and resided in Greene County until their death. To Mr. and Mrs. Rush have been born eleven children, ten of whom are living-Stephen B., Joseph L., Francis M., Nancy E., Clarinda, Timothy R., John, Vada, Lucy, May and Ora. Thomas J. is deceased. Mr. Rush has been a farmer all his life, and owns 123 acres of valuable land where he and his family reside. Mrs. Rush is a devoted member of the Baptist Church. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 594-595
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Rev. Lewis Sammons, 1815 - ?: Aleppo Twp, Greene County REV. LEWIS SAMMONS, deceased, a minister of the Baptist Church, was born January 22, 1815, and was a son of John and Mary (JONES) SAMMONS. His parents were of Welsh and Irish descent. His father was a ship captain, and in early life ran on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. After leaving the river he followed the carpenter trade and auctioneering. Rev. Mr. Sammons was an only child. He was born in Monongahela Township, this county, but was reared in Fayette County, Penn. He received his education in the common schools, and early in life learned the cooper's trade, at which he worked until 1836. It was in that year he accepted his first charge as a minister, and he engaged in ministerial work during the remainder of his life. He was united in marriage, November 18, 1841, with Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob and Susannah (GANS) RUMBLE, who were of Germany ancestry. To Mr. and Mrs. Sammons were born six children, viz: Lebbeus, who is a farmer; Mary, wife of Dr. PARRY; Rossell, a prominent farmer; James J., a surveyor and teacher, who has taught for many terms in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Nebraska; J. L., a physician of West Virginia, and Sarah E., a teacher of music. Mrs. Sammons is still living, and is a member of the Baptist Church. Rev. Sammons was the minister in charge at Enon Baptist Church in 1851, and was ordained in 1853. He came to Greene County in 1857, settling in Aleppo Township nine years later. He was ever an active temperance worker and Republican. He was successful in all his business pursuits, owning at the time of his death a well-improved farm where his family reside in Aleppo Township. The family are Republicans, and highly educated, four of them having taught ten terms of school. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, By Samuel P. Bates, Chicago, 1888 Pg. 569
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Henry M. Spragg, 1837 : Greene County HENRY M. SPRAGG, postmaster, Spragg's, Penn., is one of the most successful farmers of Greene County, and owns about 300 acres of land. He was born August 8, 1837, a son of Jeremiah and Sarah Spragg (nee Shriver), who were natives of this county, where they were married and resided until his father's death, March 10, 1878; his mother is still living. Henry M., the youngest of their three children, was united in marriage, March 19, 1862, with Eliza, daughter of John and Kezia Kent (nee Shields), natives and residents of this county. Mr. and Mrs. Spragg are the parents of five children--McClelland, Lazear, Simon T., Laura S. and Harriet E. Mr. Spragg has served his township as constable, assessor and school director; and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, of Blacksville, West Virginia. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth & Co.; Chicago, IL (1888) By Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Pg. 884
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David Spragg, 1806-1877: Greene County DAVID SPRAGG (deceased) was born May 2, 1806, in Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., on the farm now owned by the heirs of Otho Spragg. He was a son of Caleb and Deborah (McClure) Spragg, who were married November 6, 1798. The former was born September 22, 1778, and died April 20, 1854. The latter was born August 1, 1780, and departed this life September 22, 1860. They emigrated from Trenton, N.J., to what is now Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., where they reared a family of twelve children, six sons and six daughters. Eleven of these grew to be men and women, one daughter dying in infancy. The oldest daughter, Amy, was born April, 1800, and was united in marriage with Joseph Wells. They were the parents of a large family. John was born June 30, 1801, and was married to Margaret Hamilton in 1820. To this union was born eleven children. He departed this life February, 1888. Sarah was born December 30, 1802. She remained single through life, and died in 1865. Uriah was born October 7, 1804, and was married to Susannah McLaughlin in 1820. He was the father of seven children, and departed this life in 1875. William was born February 28, 1808, and was married to Nancy Maple in 1833. They were the parents of four children. He died in 1872. Jeremiah was born September 26, 1809, and was married in 1832 to Sarah Shriver. This union was blessed with three children. He died March 3, 1878. Otho was born October 5, 1811, and was united in marriage in 1833 with Lydia Shul. They were the parents of two children. He departed this life March 1882. Elizabeth was born July 4, 1814, and was married to Simon Strosnider in 1833. She was the mother of eight children, and departed this life February, 1884. Rebecca was born May 17, 1817, and was married to W. J. Casgray, December 15, 1842. To them was born seven children. She died May 6, 1881. Deborah was born November 9, 1820, and was united in marriage, in 1848 with Thomas Hoge. She was the mother of one child, and departed this life in 1849. David (deceased), who is the subject of this sketch, was the fifth in the family, and was united in marriage, at the age of twenty-one, with Nancy A. Gordon, who was born November 3, 1806, and died March 1886. She was the daughter of William Gordon, and was reared in Whiteley Township, Greene County, Penn. Her parents, with all their children except herself, moved to Perry County, Ohio, in 1836. To Mr. David Spragg, and wife were born five children. The oldest, Mary, was born in 1827, and was married to Hon. Jesse Phillips in 1845. She was the mother of twelve children, and departed this life September 29, 1872. Caleb A. was born December 18, 1829, and is one of Greene Count's most substantial citizens. He was united in marriage, November 6, 1851, with Sarah Johnson, a daughter of William and Nancy (Lantz) Johnson. The former is deceased, and the latter is living. By this marriage Mr. Caleb A. Spragg is the father of five children--Sylvenus L., a prominent physician of Pittsburgh, Penn.; Francis M. and David G., of Harrison County, Mo.,; William E., proprietor of the marble works at Waynesburg, and Clara N., wife of Corbly K. Spragg. Mrs. Spragg departed this life December 21, 1882. After her death Mr. Spragg was again united in marriage, April 6, 1884, with Matilda Porter, a daughter of John and Hannah (Rinehart) Porter. This union has been blessed with one child--Porter M. In connection with the raising of stock and the management of his farm of 125 acres, upon which he has bestowed much care and attention, Mr. Spragg has filled various offices in his township, and served as a member of the school board two terms. William, the second son of David and Nancy Spragg, was born November 14, 1832, and was married to Sarah A. Brock, October,1859. They were the parents of six children. He departed this life October 10, 1872. Adam, the third son, was united in marriage with Lydia Pettit, December 3, 1858. To this union was born four children. He died September 10, 1872. Debbie, the youngest daughter was born May 14, 1839, and was married to Joel Strawn in 1858. They were the parents of six children. Mr. Strawn died in 1871. David our subject, died February 7, 1877, on the farm known as the Spragg homestead, in Wayne Township. He was from his early youth engaged in land speculations and farming. He obtained but a limited education, but being a great philanthropist he proved a blessing to the community in which he lived. At the age of thirty-five he became a member of the Methodist Protestant Church. He possessed good social qualities. His wife was of a kind disposition and their home was one of the most attractive in the neighborhood. He and his wife lived a long and happy life together, and were known to every one in that neighborhood as "Uncle Dave" and "Aunt Nancy Spragg." History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth & Co.; Chicago IL (1888) By Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Pg. 882-884
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ISRAEL STEWART, deceased, was born in Greene County, Penn., May 17, 1830, a son of James and Mary Stewart (nee Blair), (Deceased). Mr. Stewart was united in marriage, March 24, 1853, with Rebecca Phillips, born in Wayne Township, December 18, 1827, a daughter of Richard and Abigail (Starkey) Phillips, natives of Greene County, and now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart were the parents of ten children--Thomas L., Richard, James, Elizabeth M., with of Kenney Strosnider; Jesse H., Spencer M., Mary J., wife of Thomas Calvert, Abigail F. and Sarah P,; and George W. (deceased). Mr. Stewart was a stone-mason by trade, but in later years devoted his time to farming, and owned 300 acres of land near Blacksville, West Virginia. He was a deacon in the Baptist Church, of which his widow and family are also members. He died October 29, 1887. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth & Co.; Chicago, IL (1888) By Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Pg. 884
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Abraham Tustin, 1848- aft 1888: Greene County ABRAHAM TUSTIN, farmer, P.O. Hoover's Run, Penn., was born in Wayne Township in 1848, a son of John and Mary (Bumgarner) Tustin, natives of Greene County, where his father died in the year 1882, and his mother in 1850. They were the parents of five children, of whom Abraham is the third. On September 2, 1862, he chose for his life companion, Miss Frances E., daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (King) Cole, who were natives and residents of this county, where Mr. Cole died March 15, 1882; Mrs. Cole is still living. Mr. and Mrs. Tustin's children are--John L., Elizabeth M., Jacob H., Sarah C., Lucy J., Margaret E., and Osa E.; Fanny M. and Rachel A. being deceased. Mr. Tustin was reared on a farm, and although comparatively a young man, he has been greatly prospered in his farming and stock dealing, and owns 191 acres of land in Wayne Township. He and wife and two of their children are members of the Patrons of Husbandry Lodge of Kughntown, and belong to the Oak Shade Methodist Episcopal Church. History of Greene County, Pennsylvania Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago IL (1888) By Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Pg. 884-885
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