Rev. P C. Prugh was born on a farm in
Montgomery, OH, near the city of Dayton, 13 Sept 1822. He graduated from
Marshall College and the Eastern Theological Seminary at Mercersburg.
He married Charlotte Hassler of Mercersburg
in 1852. They were the parents of eleven children, seven of the
children reached adulthood, including: Rev. John H.
Prugh, D.D., Etta Kathleen Prugh, and Mary A.,
wife of Rev. D. N. Harnish, pastor for many years
of St. Paul's Reformed Church in Butler.
Rev. Prugh was the
pastor at the Reformed Church at Xenia, OH for 22 years. He also
pastored churches in Cincinnati and Germantown, OH.
Rev. P. C. Prugh was the Superintendent of the St. Paul's Orphans Home in
Butler County from 1882-1903.
on Rev. P. C. Prugh