History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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DARIUS SINE, proprietor of the feed and coal establishment at Perkasie, so long conducted by William RENNER, is a native of Bedminster township, Bucks county, being a son of Joseph and Leanna (KLINE) SINE, of that township, where he was born November 7, 1864.  John SINE, the grandfather of the subject of this sketch was of German descent, though his ancestors had been residents of Bucks county for several generations.  His wife was a GARIS, of an old Pennsylvania German family, and they were the parents of five children, all born in Bedminster township, viz.: John, Joseph, Samuel, Elias and Catharine.  Joseph SINE, the father of the subject of this sketch, was born in Bedminster township, in September, 1821.  Early in life he learned the trade of carpet weaver, which he followed for a number of years in Durham.  Nockamixon, Tinicum and Bedminster townships.  Some time in the sixties he purchased a farm in Bedminster, which he conducted until his death in 1898.  He was a school director of Bedminster township, and always took a deep interest in educational matters.  He and his family were members of Tohickon Reformed church.  His wife was Leanna, daughter of John KLINE, and they were the parents of nine children, viz.; Frank K.; Sarah, wife of John M. GRUVER; Edwin; Missouri, wife of Levi ROTH;  Amanda, Leanna and Joseph, all deceased; Justina, wife of Peter S. SOLLIDAY; and Darius, the subject of this sketch.

            Darius SINE was reared and educated in Bedminster township.  He taught school in Haycock, Bedminster and Springfield townships for six years.  In 1887 he entered the employ of William RENNER in the feed and coal business at Perkasie, and remained with him until January 4, 1904, when he purchased the business of Mr. RENNER and now conducts it.  He is a member of St. Stephen’s Reformed church at Perkasie, and politically is a Democrat.  He is a member of Perkasie Lodge, No. 671, I. O. O. F., Mont Alto Lodge, No. 246, K. of P.; the Modern Workman; and the Ridgely Protective Association.  Mr. SINE has been twice married, first in December, 1885, to Annie, daughter of Jacob DIMMIG, who died in April, 1888, leaving him one child, Harry born March 1, 1887.  He married (second) in 1889, Sarah J., daughter of Benjamin FELLMAN, who has borne him two children; William Renner, born July 12, 1890; and Paul Revere, born September 13, 1899.  



Text taken from page 542 TO 543 of: 


Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

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