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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JACKSON KUGHN, farmer and stock-grower, was born in Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., December 22, 1828.  He is the son of Abraham and Elizabeth (Huffman) Kughn, who were of German and English ancestry.  His mother was born in Maryland and his father in Greene County, Penn., where he died in 1861.  Jackson Kughn is the oldest of eight children.  He was reared in this county and received a good English education in the common schools.  He chose farming as his occupation through life and is the owner of the farm of 121 acres where he now resides near Pine Bank, Penn.  On May 27, 1859, Mr. Kughn married Eliza Jane, daughter of John and Sarah (Stewart) Thomas, who were of English origin.  Mr. and Mrs. Kughn’s children are—John L., Abraham, William Henry, George Morgan, Rachel Ellen and Mary Alice.  Mr. Kughn is a Democrat.  He and wife are members of the Baptist 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: 14 May 2008

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