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Below is a family biography included in the book, The History of Adair County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1888.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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T. E. Sublette, editor of the Weekly Graphic, was born in St. Louis County, Mo., December 8, 1853, and in early childhood came to the present site of Sublette, in Adair County. He graduated from the State Normal, in the class of 1878, and is a post-graduate of 1880. At the age of twenty he returned to St. Louis County, and for seven years was occupied in teaching. He then returned to Sublette, and followed agricultural pursuits, until his connection with the Graphic. This occurred June 22, 1883, since which time he has had his paper in successful operation. The paternal grandfather, George Sublette, was a Kentuckian, and after his marriage to a cousin of the same name, he came to Illinois, where he reared a large family, and where he and his wife both died. Peter J., the father, also a Kentuckian, was born March 11, 1818. After coming to St. Louis County, he was married to Sarah R. Warfield, a native of Maryland. He followed rural pursuits there until the fall of 1854, and then located at the present site of Sublette, where he has since resided. He served in the Mexican War, under Taylor, and was postmaster at Sublette for a number of years. He has had eight sons and three daughters, one of each sex being deceased. Our subject is identified with A. F. & A. M., order.

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This family biography is one of 150 biographies included in the Adair County, Missouri portion of the book,  The History of Adair, Sullivan, Putnam, and Schuyler Counties, Missouri published in 1888 by Goodspeed Publishing Co.  For the complete description, click here: Adair County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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