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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


PHILLIP RUSH, farmer, Rogersville, Penn., was born in Morris Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1834.  He is a son of Abraham and Lida Rush (nee Bottomfield), the former a native of New Jersey, and the latter of Pennsylvania.  They were married in Greene County and resided there until their death.  In 1857 Phillip Rush married Catharine M. Huffman, who was born in Center Township, this county, in 1837.  Her parents, Joseph and Sarah (Hunt) Huffman, were natives of Pennsylvania, and resided in Greene County until their death.  To Mr. and Mrs. Rush have been born eleven children, ten of whom are living—Stephen B., Joseph L., Francis M., Nancy E., Clarinda, Timothy R., John, Vada, Lucy, May and Ora.  Thomas J. is deceased.  Mr. Rush has been a farmer all his life, and owns 123 acres of valuable land where he and his family reside.  Mrs. Rush is a devoted member 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 –

Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007

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