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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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FRANCOIS AMIOT, blacksmith of Chasetown, P. O. Fayetteville, son of Mathias and Jane Amiot, was born in France March 22, 1822; when seventeen years of age, he served two years as an apprentice with a blacksmith. He was married in France, in 1851, to Jane Lhuillier. In June, 1845, he came to Fayetteville, this township, and worked at his trade for Phillip Brulport two and one half years. He then came to Chasetown, and bought a shop, where he has remained ever since doing all kinds of general blacksmithing, horseshoeing, repairing, etc. He also has a wagon shop near his blacksmith shop. He owns his residence, and nearly two acres of land in Chasetown, and fifty-five acres near the village. Mr. and Mrs. Amiot have had a family of five children born unto them — Joseph, Alice (deceased), Frank, Augustus and Mary; the eldest two born in France. The family are members of the Catholic Church, of Vera Cruz.

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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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