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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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H. H. BARNGROVER, farmer, P. O. New Hope, was born in Scott Township August 13, 1883; he is the son of G W. and Julia (McKinzee) Barngrover, the former a native of Ohio, and the latter of Virginia. He has adopted farming for a life work, and now owns 120 acres of land. He was educated in Scott Township, and remained at home until he reached his majority. In 1851, ho married Martha Dye, daughter of John P. Dye, by whom he has had five children, all living, viz.: John P., Celia W., Martha M., Henry E. and Wayne Lee. The parents and children are members of the Christian Church, in which Mr. Barngrover has been a Deacon several years.

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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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