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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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HENRY ANDREWS, farmer, P. O. Georgetown, was born in Devonshire, Eng., May 27, 1841 and emigrated to America with his brother George in 1859. He was a son of John and Mary Ann (Dyre) Andrews. Upon his arrival in this country he commenced working by the month on a farm. He has since acquired considerable land of his own, and is now considered one of the most enterprising and successful farmers of his township. He was married, in 1869, to Miss Ann Applegate, who died in 1873 leaving two children — Thomas J. and Grace, and, in 1874, he married Mary Ellis, by whom he has had three children — Mary, John and Eva. In politics, Mr. Andrews is a Democrat.

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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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