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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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HIRAM BARDOE, farmer, was born in Lycoming county, Pa., Dec. 9, 1889, and there raised. His father, Reuben, was a carpenter by trade, and died in Pennsylvania. Hiram Bardoe enlisted in Company F, Fifth Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, serving three years. He was first married on March 11th, 1866, to Mary Koch, who was born in Pennsylvania, and died in August, 1871. Mr. Bardoe was again married Aug. 31, 1872, to Mary E. Whittaker, a native of Pennsylvania. Their children are Effie J., Emma B., and Clara M. He is a member of the Odd Fellows order. By trade he is a blacksmith, and works some at his trade. He immigrated to Dickinson county, Kan., in 1870, and came to Jasper county in 1881, and now lives on a new farm seven miles south of Carthage, in section 10, township 27, range 31, in Jackson township. This farm formerly belonged to the Railroad Company, and under the industrious hand of Mr. Bardoe, is becoming well improved and valuable.

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