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Below is a family biography included in History of Warren County, Iowa published by Union Historical Company in 1879.  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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BAUGH, THOS. W., physician and surgeon, Carlisle; born in Highland, county, Ohio, Jan. 31, 1835, and was raised there till eight years old, when his parents moved to Brown county, where he lived till fifteen years of age, and came to Oskaloosa, Iowa, where he was educated at the Normal school of that place, and Washington College, at Washington, Iowa; he read medicine with Dr. D. A. Huffman, of Oskaloosa, and graduated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Keokuk, in 1864; the same spring he went into the service as assistant surgeon, and remained till the fall of 1865, and then came to this place and commenced the practice of his profession; he married Miss Carrie Connell March 1, 1866, a native of Highland county, Ohio; they have one son and two daughters: Minnie A., Wm. L. and Flora M.; during the winter of 1869 he took a course of lectures at Belvue College, New York; he has been very successful in the practice of his profession.

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This family biography is one of 548 biographies included in The History of Warren County, Iowa published in 1879.  For the complete description, click here: Warren County, Iowa History and Genealogy

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