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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 W. DAUSENBURG, grocer, was born in the State of New York, September, 1837. He was raised in Michigan, where he received a liberal education and began teaching school at the age of seventeen years, teaching twelve or thirteen years in Michigan and Missouri. He then sold groceries in Dawn, Mo., two years, and then went to Cameron, Mo., and engaged in a grocery and dry good business four years, coming to Galena, Kan., in 1877. Here he started a grocery business in Galena, which he has continued to present time. He is also been interested in mines, in Galena, and owns farm lands in Missouri, and a residence, and lots in Galena. He was Postmaster in Dawn, Mo., for four years, and was elected Mayor of Galena, in 1880-81. He is a member of the A. O. U. W. He was married to Miss Mary E. Parker, of Missouri, in 1861, and has two children— Eddie and Annie L.

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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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