History of Greene County,
JAMES HOGE, miller, Oak Forest,
Penn., a descendant of one of the
families of the county, was born in Center Township,
1834. His father and mother were George
and Sarah Hoge, who died in this county.
James was united in the holy bonds of matrimony, December 23,
Margaret Kent, a native of Greene County,
born September 2,
1835. Mrs. Hoge is a daughter of John
and Keziah Kent, who reside in Wayne Township,
county. Mr. Hoge and wife are the
parents of eight children, of whom five are living, viz: Elizabeth,
Lucy B., Jesse B. and Flora M. The
are Albert W., Rinehart K. and Margaretta.
Mr. Hoge is a carpenter by trade, which he followed for many
years. He engaged in farming for some
time, but for
the last fifteen years has been operating a grist-mill.
He owns land in the county, a number of
houses and lots, one-half interest in mill property at Oak Forest, also one-half interest in the Hoge
& Hoge Clothing
Store at Waynesburg,
Mr. Hoge has filled the office of justice of the peace for ten
is one of the most enterprising and industrious men for the county, and
carried on the undertaking business for thirty years and is still in
business. He is also in the wagon-making
and repairing business.
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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