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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

THOMAS E. DOUGAL, farmer, stock-grower and speculator, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Washington County, Penn., May 23, 1845, and is a son of David and Elizabeth (Porter) Dougal.  His mother was a native of Pennsylvania.  His father, who was born in England, was a teacher by profession, to which he devoted most of his life, engaging a short time in farming and merchandising.  Thomas was the oldest son in a family of eleven children, and enjoyed the adventures of a good education.  He attended the schools in his native county, also the high school at Uniontown, Penn.  He very naturally took up his father’s profession, and engaged in teaching for ten years.  He then engaged in farming and stock dealing; has made a success of the business and owns 178 acres of land.  Mr. Dougal has been a resident of Greene County since 1865—the year he was married.  His wife’s maiden name was Clarissa Wanee.  Her parents were Thomas and Elizabeth Wanee, natives of Pennsylvania.  Mr. and Mrs. Dougal were the parents of ten children—Elizabeth E., Isabella I., Thomas A., John S., David W., Anna L., Dora B., Archibald and Mary, twins, and Viola.  Mr. Dougal is a Republican in politics, in religion a Presbyterian.  Mrs. Dougal is a zealous member of the Methodist Church.

 

Page 659-660
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: 17 November 2008
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