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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JAMES CALL, retired farmer, P. O. Rogersville, was born in Center Township, Greene County, Penn., September 17, 1825.  His father and mother, James and Sarah (Hoge) Call, were natives of Greene County, where they were married and spent the remainder of their lives.  They departed this life at the home of their son James Mrs. Call March 7, 1862, and her husband June 13, 1868.  In October 22, 1849, James Call married Martha Vanwey, who was born in Perry County, Ohio, December 31, 1833.  Her parents, John and Anna (Mains) Vanwey, were natives of New Jersey, and after marriage resided in Perry County, Ohio, until their death.  To Mr. and Mrs. Call have been born seven children, of whom six are living Harvey L., Robert H., Zadok G., Mary E., wife of Asa W. Morris; Ida M., wife of Thomas R. Knight and Martha A.  William is deceased.  Mr. Call was reared on a farm, and has engaged in farming as a business through life.  He owns about 140 acres of land, where he and family reside.  He engaged in merchandising in Oak Forest about nine years.  In 1860 he was elected justice of the peace of Center Township, and served ten years.  He and family are representative citizens of Center Township, Greene County, Penn.


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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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