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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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FREDERICK BAUER, farmer, P. O. Surryville. Frederick Bauer was born in Bavaria Germany, in March, 1839. He was the third son and fifth child of George and Philipena (Christman) Bauer. In his youth, he was trained to the pursuits of farming, in which he is still engaged. In September, 1868, he married Catherine Lutz, by whom he has three children — George, Elizabeth C. and Thomas. In 1881 he was elected Treasurer of Pike Township, in which capacity he still officiates. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., and the owner of 235 acres of land. His parents emigrated from Germany to America in 1815; came to Hamilton County, Ohio, where they remained a number of years; then came to Clark Township, Brown County, where they remained two years; then to Williamsburg Township, Clermont County, where they remained four years; from Clermont County they moved to Pike Township, Brown County, where they remained until 1880, in which year he moved to Clermont County, where he died in April, 1882, having spent a life of usefulness.

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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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