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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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HON. H. R. HUBBARD, farming, stock-raising and milling, P. O. Boston Mills, was born in Hartford County, Conn., in 1838, and was reared in Illinois, where he was engaged in farming till the breaking-out of the war, when he enlisted his services in defense of the “Union,” and did active and honorable duty in the Volunteers, and subsequently in the Veterans till the end of the war, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain, which he had very meritoriously obtained. In 1866, he located here, and has been active in connection with farming and stock-raising since. In 1872, he married Miss Charlotte A. Peters, who was born in Perry County, Ohio, in 1840, and who located here with her people, in 1866. They have a family of two daughters and one son— Daisy C, Lucy A. and Hubert H. Mr. Hubbard has always taken an active part in the development and growth of the public, social and industrial life of his locality. He has represented his district in the Legislative Assembly of the State, and has filled many minor county and municipal positions. He and his family are active members of the Congregational Church. He is an active member of Frank Blair Post, G. A. R., No. 54.

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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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