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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

W. W. CLENDENNING, farmer and stock-grower, was born in Marshall County, West Virginia, October 28, 1838.  He was a son of Archibald and Jane (Cooper) Clendenning, who were natives of Ireland.  They came to America and settled in Greene County, where Mr. Clendenning was a farmer for many years and died in 1877.  Of a family of four children, the subject of this sketch is the youngest.  He was reared on the farm and received a common school education.  He has made farming his main occupation, and is the owner of 133 acres of land, all of which he has accumulated through his own efforts.  Mr. Clendenning was united in marriage August 26, 1862, with Miss Sarah, daughter of James and Jane (McCaslin) Kincaid, and sister of Colonel Maxwell McCaslin.  Mr. and Mrs. Clendenning have eight children, viz.: Robert Maxwell, William N., Milton L., Anna F., John, Mary, Nellie Grant and Jessie K.  Mr. Clendenning and wife are members of the Church of God.

 

Page 561-562
History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago . 1888

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.
Date of Transcription: 5 June 2007
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