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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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JAMES DRUHOT, farmer, P. O. Sardinia, was born in Northern France, February 4, 1823. When seventeen years old, his parents, Frederick and Susan (Rosellot) Druhot, emigrated to America, and located in this township, where they both died; the former, April 27, 1841, and the latter May, 1870. Our subject is the eldest of four children. He was reared to maturity on the farm September 5, 1852, he was married to Margaret Beweler, a daughter of John and Elizabeth Beweler. Mrs. Druhot was born in France, March 24, 1834. The parents came across the waters about 1845. Seven children were added to this union; of these, six are living — Julia M., Julius F., Emily L., Ellis J., Louis P. and Margaret A. Louisa E. is deceased. Mr. Druhot owns a farm of 227 acres, with good improvements, and under a high state of cultivation. He ranks as one of the first-class farmers of Washington 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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