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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

A. B. McCLELLAND, merchant, Oak Forest, Penn.—The subject of this sketch is one of the leading merchants of Center Township.  He was born in Waynesburg, Penn., February 25, 1840.  His parents were Dawson and Sarah (Hughes) McClelland, who were natives and residents of this county through life.  Asa B. was united in marriage March 10, 1861, with Nancy Donahoe.  She was born in Greene County, November 30, 1841, and is a daughter of William and Nancy Donahoe, both deceased.  Mr. McClelland is a black-smith by trade, which he followed about twenty-five years, then engaged in farming and merchandising.  He owns a general store at Oak Forest, Penn.  In politics he is a Republican, and served as postmaster for five years at Oak Forest under the Republican administration.  He and wife are faithful members of the Baptist Church.

 

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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: 12 June 2007

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