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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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JESSE L. BAIRD, physician, Fincastle, was born March 1, 1854, in Jefferson Township, Brown Co., Ohio. His parents are James and Martha Baird, of whom we have made mention in this work. After receiving a rudimentary education, in the fall of 1872, he entered the Miami University, where he pursued his studies until the following June. In the fall of 1874, he again entered the Miami University, this time pursuing a classical course until the following June. In September, 1875, he entered Hamilton College, N. Y., where he continued his studies until date of graduation, June, 1877. He then returned home and for one year studied medicine with Dr. Salisbury, of Russellville, this county. Having received his diploma from a proper medical institute, he located in October, 1880, at Fincastle, and began the practice of medicine. Although a young physician, he has secured a good patronage, and which is continually on the increase. Mr. Baird is of a sociable, clever disposition, and is a rising young physician.

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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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