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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


W. P. REESE, miller, Rogersville, Penn.—Among the stirring business men of Rogersville we take pleasure in mentioning the name of William P. Reese, who is a native of Greene County and was born November 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 Fry, who 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 M. and Allen T.  Mr. Reese is a miller by occupation, owns a grist and planing-mill [sic] in Rogersville, also 225 acres 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.


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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: 13 June 2007

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