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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


THOMAS RINEHART, retired farmer and stock-grower, Ceylon, Penn., was born in Greene County, February 14, 1802.  His parents, John and Peggy (Inghram) Rinehart, were of Irish and German descent.  His ancestors were among the earliest settlers of the county, in which many descendants of both families now reside, some of them having held prominent positions therein.  The present President Judge of Greene County is a nephew of Thomas Rinehart, the the [sic] subject of our sketch.  Mr. Rinehart’s father was a farmer all his life.  Thomas was his second son and was reared in Greene County, attending the subscription schools.  He manifested excellent business proclivities early in life, and was untiring in his zeal to make the best of every opportunity, as a result of which he now owns a fine farm of 200 acres, where he lives in Cumberland Township.  Here he was married and is the father of two children—Thomas Franklin and Margaret Ann.  Mr. Rinehart is a Democrat, and he and his wife are consistent members of church.


Page 633-634


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 August 2007

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