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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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G. A. BRADBURY, business, farmer; on section 6, of township 29, range 29. Our subject was born in Pike county, Ill., March 12, 1839; son of Gideon and Eliza Bradbury, natives of Ohio. Of five children, our subject was the oldest child and was educated in the common schools of Pike and Brown counties. In 1864 he left his home and worked out for three years. He was married to Sarah Hill, daughter of Joseph and Mary Hill. Our subject then engaged in farming in Madison township, Jasper county, Mo., and in 1879 he moved on his present farm of sixty acres, which is all under cultivation, and has fair improvements on it. Mr. and Mrs. Bradbury have five children, named Jasper E., Mary A., Wm. M., Lennie M., and Everett. Mr. and Mrs. Bradbury are members of the Baptist Church, and Mr. Bradbury is considered an honest, upright man, and is well respected.

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This family biography is one of more than 1,000 biographies included in The History of Jasper County, Missouri published in 1883.  For the complete description, click here: Jasper County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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