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Below is a family biography included in The History of Jasper County, Missouri published by Mills & Company in 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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JUDGE EDMUND O. BROWN was born in the State of New York in 1849. His father, Morris M. Brown, was a native of New York; also his mother, Amanda, nee Slater. Judge Brown was educated at Norwich Academy, New York, studied law in Cuba, New York, in 1870 was admitted to the bar at Buffalo, New York, then came to Lamar, Missouri, and practiced law until 1872, when he came to Carthage. In January, 1874, he was appointed judge of the court of common pleas to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Judge Picher. At the following election in 1874 he was elected to the same office and served four years, after which he formed a co-partnership with the Hon.Wm. H. Phelps, with whom he has since been associated in the practice of his profession. This firm stands among the foremost in their profession in southwestern Missouri, enjoy a large practice, and have secured a reputation such as few in their profession enjoy. Judge Brown was married in 1875 to Miss Angie Garner, of St. Louis, a daughter of I. F. Garner, now of this city. They have one child.

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