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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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GEORGE N. BAIRD, farmer, P. O. Russellville, was born in April, 1843, in Jefferson Township, Brown County. His parents are James and Martha Baird, of Jefferson Township, whose sketch appears in this work. He was reared to man’s estate on a farm, and received but a limited education. In November, 1880, he married Miss Stella Day, daughter of Ellis and Miriam Day. This union has been blessed with three children, one of whom is still living — Angy N. Mr. Baird is a man of good judgment, agreeable, a liberal supporter of all enterprises which tend to the rise and progress of the county and the elevation of humanity. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church at Russellville, a Republican, and the owner of eighty-eight acres of land located in the southern portion of Jackson Township.

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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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