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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. 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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BRAY AUBRY, farmer, P. O. Fayetteville, son of John B. and Annie (Mony) Aubry, was born in France in 1827. In 1834, his parents came to this country, and settled near Columbus, Ohio, where they remained about three years. In 1837, they came to this township, and bought 148 acres of land, where Mr. Aubry now resides, fifty-eight acres of which he now owns, forty acres under cultivation. He was married in this township in 1854, to Adeline Ferry, by whom he has one daughter, Rosa, wife of Joseph Barber of Chasetown, this township. Mr. Aubry’s wife died in 1855, and he again married, in 1856, to Margaret Denny. They have seven children — Mary, John, Annie, Margaret, Peter, Joseph and Elizabeth. The family are all members of the Catholic Church.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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