History of Greene
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,
when first married moved to Greene
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
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
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
Church, in which
he has been deacon for
nearly fifty years.
History of Greene County,
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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