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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JAMES HOGE, miller, Oak Forest, Penn., a descendant of one of the pioneer families of the county, was born in Center Township, September 23, 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, 1855, with 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, this county.  Mr. Hoge and wife are the parents of eight children, of whom five are living, viz: Elizabeth, Maryetta, Lucy B., Jesse B. and Flora M.  The deceased 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, Penn.  Mr. Hoge has filled the office of justice of the peace for ten years, and is one of the most enterprising and industrious men for the county, and has carried on the undertaking business for thirty years and is still in the same business.  He is also in the wagon-making and repairing business.


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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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