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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JOSHUA SCOTT, farmer, P. O. Rutan, is one of the pioneers of Greene County, Penn.  He was born December 20, 1824, and is a son of James and Mary Scott (nee Sellers).  His parents were natives of Greene County, where they resided until their death.  On October 10, 1843, Joshua Scott married Nancy J. Rinehart.  She was born in this county in 1826, and is a daughter of Samuel and Mary Rinehart, both deceased.  To Mr. Joshua Scott and wife were born four children, of whom three are living—Mary E., Christopher and Samuel.  James is the deceased.  Mr. Scott has engaged in farming throughout his life, and owns 160 acres of land where he and family reside.  He belongs to the Methodist Protestant church, of which his wife, who died January 1, 1866, was also a faithful member.  By her death of family were bereft of a faithful and devoted wife and mother.


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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: 15 June 2007

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