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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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JACKSON DUGIN, farmer, P. O. Higginsport, was born in this township October 22, 1815, son of Joseph and Deborn (Norman) Dugin; his mother was of Scotch, his father of Irish descent, and they were early settlers of Brown County. Mr. Dugin, after attending the subscription schools in the vicinity, engaged in flat-boating, and has made twenty trips to New Orleans. He was married, August 12, 1840, to Elizabeth Drake, a native of this county. Their children, seven in number, are all living. They are Anna S. (wife of J. W. Wall), Adeline, Shafer, Charles L., Porter (wife of Robert Drake), Alice (wife of Elmer Lucas) and Bradford. Mr. Dugin is a prominent Mason, and has been a member of the order for thirty-seven years. He has been Master Mason of the Higginsport Lodge seven years, and is a member of both Chapter and Council. Both himself and wife are members of the Christian Church, of which he has been Trustee; also member of the building committee before he joined the church. His political faith is Democratic.

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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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