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Below is a family biography included in The History of Lawrence County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1888.  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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N. T. Clevenger, M. D., was born in Washington County, Penn., in 1844, and is a son of Edward and Mary Clevenger. The father was a farmer, and died in 1873. The mother is yet living. Their son, N. T. Clevenger, was first educated in the common schools, and then attended Carmichaelsborough Academy in Greene County, Penn., for two terms, at which time he graduated. He afterward attended the Philadelphia Medical College, and began practicing medicine in the northern part of Missouri, but at the end of one year came to Lawrence County where he has since resided. By his ability, energy, and close attention to business he has acquired a large and lucrative practice. He owns considerable property in Marionville, and has a drug store in the town. In 1864 he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Long, of West Virginia, and by her is the father of seven children: Orra B., Horace G., Waldo E., Effie May, Bell Vernon, Beatrice and Baby. Dr. Clevenger is a member of the Masonic, I. O. O. F. and K. of L. fraternities.

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This family biography is one of 272 biographies included in The History of Lawrence County, Missouri published in 1888.  For the complete description, click here: Lawrence County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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