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Below is a family biography included in The History of Barry County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1888.  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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N. J. Lucky, a member of the firm of M. C. Lucky & Co., came to Exeter from Lawrence County, Mo., in December, 1887. He was born in Texas in 1855, and lived there until he was ten years of age, when he came with his family to Lawrence County, Mo, His early life was spent on the farm and in school, after which he was engaged in farming and teaching school in Lawrence County until his removal to Exeter. He was married in 1876 to Almeda Burrow, a daughter of W. G. Burrow, who came to Lawrence County, Mo., in 1830. Mr. and Mrs. Lucky are the parents of five children, all of whom are living. In politics he is a Republican, and a member of the A. F. & A. M. order. R. P. Lucky and Dora (Lucky) Lester, a brother and sister of M. C. and N. J. Lucky, still reside in Lawrence County.

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This family biography is one of 103 biographies included in The History of Barry County, Missouri published in 1888.  For the complete description, click here: Barry County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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