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Below is a family biography included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 1883.  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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E. B. AMOS, farmer and stock-raiser, Section 30, P. O. Baxter Springs, was born in Clinton County, Ind., in 1850, and settled here in 1869, and engaged at his present industry, which he has actively carried on since. In 1873, he married Mrs. Hannah Pearson nee Mitchell. They have a family of four daughters—Alice, Millie, Mabel and Blanche. His farm consists of 160 acres of improved land, containing a nice orchard of various kinds of fruit. He has it well stocked and fenced, and a plentiful supply of water.

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This family biography is one of 289 biographies included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 1883.  For the complete description, click here: Cherokee County, Kansas History, Genealogy, and Maps

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