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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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HIRAM J. BINDLEY, farmer, P. O. Eastwood, son of Edward and Rebecca (Newly) Bindley, was born in Pennsylvania April 23, 1835, of English descent. Mr. Bindley, when young, learned the trade of machinist, at which he worked until he came to Ohio in 1859. In 1860, he was married to Annie S., daughter of Edward Collins, who was born September 20, 1834. They have four children, the oldest, Ida, wife of Hugh Dyer, who is engaged in the United States mail service at Pittsburgh, Penn. Harry E., at home; Annie and Pearly. Mr. Bindley has been extensively engaged; in the public works of this and adjoining counties for some seven years, and also at tended his well-kept farm on the Williamsburg & Mt. Oreb Turnpike. His father is still living, a hale and hearty man, at the age of ninety-three years, at Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Bindley is one of our most systematic business men.

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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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