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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


WILLIAM TEDROW, farmer and stock-grower, was born in Somerset County, Penn., June 17, 1823, and is a son of Henry and Elizabeth (Johnson) Tedrow, who were of German and English origin.  His father, who was a farm, died in Aleppo Township in 1876.  Of his family of nine children, the subject of this sketch is the second.  He was reared on the home farm and received a limited education in the old log school-house of the district.  He has made a success of his farming and stock-growing, and now owns 326 acres of well improved land.  Mr. Tedrow was married in Somerset County, November 17, 1844, to Sarah A., daughter of Leonard and Elizabeth (Whipkey) Straight, who were of German and English extraction.  Mrs. Tedrow died January 29, 1888.  Their children are Josiah, William H., Mariah, Mary E., wife of E. B. Moos; Catharine A., wife of James Whipkey; Minerva J., wife of M. Bayles.  Mr. Tedrow is a Democrat.  He belongs to the Church of God, of which his deceased wife was also a member.


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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: 7 June 2007

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