History of Greene County,
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
married and spent the remainder of their lives.
They departed this life at the home of their son James Mrs. Call
7, 1862, and her husband June 13, 1868.
In October 22, 1849, James Call married Martha Vanwey, who was
Perry County, Ohio, December 31, 1833.
Her parents, John and Anna (Mains) Vanwey, were natives of New Jersey, and
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
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
years. In 1860 he was elected justice of
the peace of Center
years. He and family are representative
citizens of Center Township, Greene County, Penn.
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007
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