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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


HIRAM P. MOSS, farmer and stock-grower, son of Jacob and Eleanor (Winnett) Moss, was born in Richhill Township, this county, March 22, 1844.  His parents were of English and Irish lineage.  His mother was a native of Washington County, Penn.  His father, who was a cabinet-maker and carpenter during his lifetime, was born in Fayette County, and died in 1878 in Greene County.  His family numbered eight children, Hiram Porter being the youngest.  In 1868 the subject of our sketch was united in marriage with Miss Emma Jane Courtwright.  Their children are Maggie, Clara, Mettie, May, Mary Addie, Arthur and Emmett Earl.  Mr. Moss learned cabinet-making and the carpenter’s trade with his father, but has devoted his time chiefly to farming and the raising of stock, and is the owner of ninety-three acres of valuable land.  He and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 5 June 2007

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