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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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MRS. LEVINA BEAMER was born in Louis county, Ky., July 16, 1814. Her father removed to Green county, Ohio, when she was quite young, where she was reared and educated. She was married April 13, 1837, to Samuel Beamer, who was born in Frederick county, Virginia, May 19, 1813. Their children are as follows: Levi A., Sarah E., Fred G., not living, Samuel L., Milo, Mary A., Nancy A., and Olive E., deceased. Mr. Samuel Beamer has been dead since Dec. 18, 1881. He was a carpenter by trade, and was also engaged in milling, and in later life in farming. Mr. Beamer was raised after the good old discipline of Quaker morals, and was a citizen held in high esteem. Mrs. Beamer is a member of the M. E. Church. The farm comprises eighty-six and one-half acres, and there was raised in 1882, 200 bushels of wheat and 800 of corn. There is a good orchard on the place. The farm is in section 12, township 28, range 31, of Marion township.

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