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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

S. B. EAGON, farmer, Rogersville, Penn., was born in Center Township November 25, 1831.  His father and mother, Uriah and Cassandra (Adamson) Eagon, were natives of Pennsylvania.  The former was born August 21, 1802, and the latter March 21, 1804.  They were married October 10, 1822, and were the parents of nine children, of whom six are living.  The subject of our sketch was united in marriage, September 8, 1853, with Sarah A. Thomas, who was born in Center Township January 23, 1832.  Her parents Eli and Sarah Thomas, natives of Pennsylvania, who departed this life in Center Township.  To Mr. and Mrs. Eagon have been born three children, of whom two are living—Jesse R. and Sarah J., —Uriah is deceased.  Mr. Eagon has been engaged in farming the greater part of his life, and owns about 156 acres of land where he and his family reside.  During the rebellion he entered the service of his country, enlisting in Company A., Eighteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, and served two years and ten months.  In politics he is a Republican and is a member of the G. A. R.

 

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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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