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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


SAMUEL THOMPSON, P. O. Rogersville, Penn., was born in Center Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, January 1, 1839.  He is a son of Joseph and Margaret (Bowler) Thompson.  The former is a native of West Virginia, and the latter of Greene County, Penn., where they were married and made their home until Mr. Thompson’s death, which occurred July 7, 1867.  Mrs. Thompson is still living.  She resides with her son Samuel, who was united in marriage March 4, 1865, with Sarah E. Call.  Mrs. Thompson was born in Center Township in 1840, and is a daughter of James and Sarah E. Call who were natives of Pennsylvania, and departed this life in Greene County.  Mr. and Mrs. Thompson are the parents of nine children, of whom eight are living—Thomas, Harry, Mary B., Maggie, James, Lindsey, Essa and Coral.  Henry is deceased.  Mr. Thompson was reared on a farm and has devoted almost all his life to farming.  He owns about 320 acres of land.  When needed in the surface of his country he enlisted in Company F, Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, served for three years, and was in a number of serious engagements.  He and wife are faithful members of the Christian 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: 16 June 2007

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