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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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F. P. ADAMS, M. D., Section 18, P. O. Crestline, was born in Virginia November 19, 1823. He was educated at Richmond, Va., and St. Louis, Mo., graduating at St. Louis in 1860 and 1861. He came to Missouri in 1861, remained six months, then went to Tennessee and remained until 1865, then went to Kentucky and remained five years, then to Missouri and remained nine years, and came to Kansas in 1879, locating at Messer, where he remained a short time, and came to Crestline in 1881. He owns real estate in Missouri, and has residence and business properties in Crestline. He is a Freemason. He was married to Miss Sallie Ligon, of Virginia in 1850. They have seven children—Virginia B., Ida, F. P., D. C, Lelia Mai, Mamie A. and J. M.

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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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