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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

G. M. CHURCH, cabinet-maker, Rogersville, Penn., was born in Greene County, Penn., February 13, 1845, and is a son of Elijah and Anna Church, who were natives of this county, where they now reside.  Mr. Church was united in the holy bonds of matrimony July 31, 1870, with Nancy L., daughter of William and Sarah Sharpnack.  Mrs. Church was born at Rice’s Landing, Penn., October 11, 1845.  She and he husband have a family of three children, two of whom are living, viz., William E. and Anna S.  Mr. Church is a cabinet-maker by trade, which he followed the most of his life.  He owns a nice furniture store and good property in Rogersville, where he and family reside.  When the war broke out he enlisted in the service of his country in Company F, Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served two years, during which time he passed through a number of serious engagements.  In politics Mr. Church is a Republican.  He and family are among the leading citizens in the village where they reside.

 

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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 – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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