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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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GEORGE G. GREGG, druggist, was born in Pennsylvania April 5, 1833. He received a practical education, and at the age of eighteen, went steamboating as clerk on the Arkansas River two years. He was next engaged in trade in West Virginia four years, at which time he went to Illinois, and was in the drug business from 1859 to 1866, and was also speculating in cotton, in the meantime, three years. He came to Baxter Springs in 1867, and opened a drug store, and now owns in that city residences, business property and vacant lots and also mining lands on Shoal Creek. Is a member of the order of Freemasons and A. O. U. W. He was married to Miss Emma Tutton, of Illinois, in 1868, and has two children—Blanch and Paul; Ralph (deceased).

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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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