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Below is a family biography included in The History of McDonald 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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Dr. Greene B. Christian, a prosperous physician and surgeon of Sulphur Spring, Mo., was born in Hopkins County, Ky., on June 18, 1850. His father, Robert B. Christian, deceased, was a native of Appomattox County, Va. Dr. Greene B. Christian received a good literary education in the high-school of Providence, Ky., after which he entered the medical department of the University of Louisville, Ky., from which he graduated in 1878. The following March he located at Bordley, Ky., and began practicing his profession, remaining there until October, l883, when he came to his present location. Here he has built up a large practice, and is very successful. On December 5, l874 he was united in marriage with Sarah E. Renegar, a daughter of John Renegar, deceased. Their union has been blessed by the birth of four children of whom three, Holland, Ethel and John B., are living. Dr. Christian is a member of the McDonald County Medical Association, of which he is now serving as president. He is a consistent member of the Baptist Church.

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This family biography is one of 82 biographies included in The History of McDonald County, Missouri published in 1888.  For the complete description, click here: McDonald County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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