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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 BOHL (deceased), was born in Germany, in January, 1813. In 1826, with his parents, Jacob and Catharine E. Bohl, he emigrated to America. They came to Pennsylvania, where they resided perhaps seven years. They then came to Ohio, and settled in Eagle Township, Brown County, near Fincastle, on the farm at present occupied by J. T. Parish. In February, 1844, our subject married Mary Hennize, by whom he had ten children, seven of whom are still living — William, George, Henry, Christopher, Mary, Maggie and Sophia. After their marriage, for perhaps twenty-two years, they lived near Fincastle. Mr. Bohl departed this life in December, 1866. His widow survives him, and resides on her farm of 195 acres in the northern part of this 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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