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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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G. W. HENRY, general merchant, P. O. Hallowell, was born in St. Louis, Mo., July 25, 1857. He received a collegiate education, graduating from Jones’ College in 1874. He was afterward in banking business in St. Louis eight years, at the end of which time he came to Kansas. He located at Hallowell in 1881, bought a store and opened his present business. He is now building one of the best houses in Hallowell and carries a stock of from $6,000 to $7,000. He owns one store, two dwellings and contemplates building a good hotel. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. and the Bank Clerks’ Association of Missouri. He was married to Miss Lizzie G. Scott, of St. Louis, Mo., October 4, 1882. Mrs. Henry is also a graduate of St. Louis High School, class of 1880.

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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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