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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JOSEPH HOGE, retired farmer, P. O. Oak Forest, Penn., is one of the pioneers of the county, and was born in Franklin Township, November 16, 1806.  His parents, Solomon and Mary Hoge, were natives of Virginia, and when first married moved to Greene County, Penn., and remained until their death.  Joseph was three times married, first December 4, 1828, to Mary Coen, a native of Greene County.  By this marriage Mr. Hoge is the father of ten children, five of whom are living.  Mrs. Hoge, who was a faithful Christian wife and mother, died in 1842.  In 1843 Mr. Hoge married for his second wife Miss Jane Blair, who was born in this county February 17, 1817.  By this marriage there were seven children, four now living.  Mrs. Jane Hoge departed this life August 22, 1856.  Mr. Hoge subsequently married Mrs. Jane M. (Wood) Watson, June 22, 1857.  She was born in Washington County, Penn., November 16, 1812.  Mr. and Mrs. Hoge have one child.  Hr. Hoge was reared on a farm, and has been engaged in farming all his life.  He has resided on his present farm about sixty-four years.  In politics he is a Republican.  He and wife are members of the Baptist Church, in which he has been deacon for nearly fifty years.


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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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