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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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JULIUS BISCHOFSBERGER, proprietor of Baxter Hotel, livery and feed stables, was Born in Prussia in 1839, and was educated to the profession of architect there. In 1867, he came to America and after spending a year in Pennsylvania, he came here and engaged in mercantile business a few years; he carried on lumber business for two years, and then engaged at restaurant and hotel business and has successfully carried it on since. In 1878, he started his present livery stable business; he was married in 1866, to Miss Mary Weise, of his native country. They have a family of one son and three daughters—Julius Jr., Annie, Lena and Amelia; he is an active member of the I. O. O. F. and A. O. U. W. societies here, and an active worker in the industrial life of this city.

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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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