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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

GEORGE T. GREGG, farmer and stock grower, was born in Cumberland Township, Greene County, July 12, 1852.  He is a son of Joseph and Rebecca (Minor) Gregg, natives of this county, where they were married in 1844.  Mr. Gregg’s grandfather, Joseph Gregg, was born in Delaware, and was one of the early settlers of Greene County, Penn.  He was a farmer and miller by trade.  Mrs. Gregg’s ancestors were of English descent, and also among the early settlers of the county.  George T. Gregg’s father, also of English descent, was born in Greene Township, and was a farmer and stock dealer until the time of his death.  George’s grandfather, John P. Minor, was a soldier in the war of 1812.  Mr. Gregg is the third in a family of six children, three of whom are now living.  He was reared in this county, attending the common schools and Greene Academy at Carmichaels, Penn.  He was united in marriage, September 30, 1870, to Miss Pratt, daughter of James and Milly (Mt. Joy) Pratt, who were natives of Fayette County, Penn., and of English descent.  Mr. and Mrs. Gregg have four children—Flora B., Joseph Charles, Myrta Rebecca and Orpha Ethel.  Their mother is a faithful member of the Baptist Church.  In politics Mr. Gregg is a Republican.  Financially, he has been very successful, having 300 acres of land under his present control, and owing [sic] a fine farm of 114 acres where he now resides.

 

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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 – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007

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