History of Greene
W. P. REESE, miller, Rogersville,
Penn.—Among the stirring business men
Rogersville we take pleasure in mentioning the name of William P.
Reese, who is
a native of Greene
County and was
28, 1884. He is a son of John D. and
Catharine Reese, who were pioneers of Greene County,
and remained in it until their death.
William was united in marriage September 11, 1869, with Maria
was born in this county, March 21, 1847.
Mrs. Reese is a daughter of George and Elizabeth Fry, who were
born in Greene
County. Mr. Fry in 1813, and his wife in 1818. Mr. Fry is still living. Mr.
Reese and wife are the parents of seven
children—John L., Cora B., George C., Catharine E., William A., Alice
Allen T. Mr. Reese is a miller by
occupation, owns a grist and planing-mill [sic] in Rogersville, also
of land in Greene
County. He is a member of the Masonic Order and his
political views are Democratic. He has
been a citizen of Rogersville for nine 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: 13 June 2007
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