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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


LAYTON CROUSE, farmer, Rogersville, Penn.—The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is one of the prosperous farmers of Center Township, where he was born August 23, 1827.  He is a son of Samuel and Rebecca Crouse, also natives of this county and residents therein until their death.  They were the parents of nine children, five living.  Layton was united in marriage, January 5, 1861, with Catharine M. Thomas.  Mrs. Crouse was born in Greene County, June 28, 1839, and is a daughter if Eli and Sarah Thomas (nee Knight), also natives of this county.  Mr. and Mrs. Crouse are the parents of ten children, five of whom are living, viz.: Mary B., Janette, Elizabeth, Campbell and Sherman.  The deceased are Lucy, Sarah J., Franklin, Eli and Walter S.  Mr. Couse [sic] was raised on a farm and has been engaged in farming all his life.  He owns 140 acres of land where he and his family live.  In politics he is a Republican.


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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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