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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


THOMAS T. BURROUGHS, farmer, P. O. Rutan, was born in Washington County, Penn., September 20, 1827.  His parents were Samuel and Temperance (Reeves) Burroughs, also natives of Washington County.  They lived in Greene County for a short time after their marriage, then moved to Washington County, Iowa, and remained until their death.  Thomas was untied in marriage January 1, 1852, with Eliza J. Scott.  She was born March 3, 1829, on the farm where she lives in Center Township.  Mrs. Burroughs is a daughter of John and Susannah Scott (nee Nicehonger), who were natives of Greene County, where they were married and remained through life.  Mr. and Mrs. Burroughs have a family of nine children—Hamilton S., Arabella, wife of P. F. Headley; Charlotte A., wife of Leroy Marsh; Elmira, wife of T. N. Millikin; John M., James H., William E., Bertha V. and Thomas B.  Mr. Burroughs has spent his whole life as a farmer, and owns 165 acres of land, constituting his home farm.


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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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