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Below is a family biography included in The History of Barton County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1889.  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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C. W. Bozarth, M. D., was born in Jacksonville, Ill., December 25, 1860, and is the son of Abram J. and Olive (Tickner) Bozarth, both natives of Illinois. Abram J. Bozarth was a trader and stock dealer by occupation; was a soldier in the War of 1812, and captain of a company in the Twenty-seventh Illinois during the late war, being in twenty-two engagements. He is still living, is a resident of Johnson County, Mo., and is sixty-five years of age. The mother died in 1865. Mr. Bozarth is a Republican in politics. After the death of his wife he married again, and has one son. By his first union were born six children, of whom three are now living, two sons and a daughter. Of this family Dr. C. W. Bozarth is the eldest son. He received his literary education at the State Normal, Warrensburg, Mo., and when twenty-two years of age began to read medicine with Dr. W. L. Hedges, Warrensburg, Mo. Later he entered Hahnemann Medical College, from which he graduated in 1884. He then located at Lamar, where he has since been continuously engaged in the practice of his profession. Although a young man he has worked up a good practice, and is accounted a substantial physician. He is a member of the Knights of Pythias, and in politics is a Republican.

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