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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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JOHN B. DUTTON (deceased), son of Solomon Dutton, was born in Brown County, Ohio, January 24, 1832. He was raised on a farm and received a common school education, and was married to Nancy A. Hendrixson March 2, 1852; Nancy A. was youngest daughter of George and Alice (Courts) Hendrixson, of Scott Township, Brown County, Ohio. Mr. Hendrixson was a member of the M. E. Church, and Justice of the Peace for many years, and perhaps more universally loved and respected than any man in his township. Mr. Dutton was an industrious and thrifty farmer, and he and his wife were members of the M. P. Church. He died March 4, 1878. He left eight children — Allie E., wife of Cyrus Redmon; John R., married Anna E., daughter of Joseph McChesney; Charles A., married Florence B., daughter of Elmore Dean; Louie E., wife of Eugene Ogden; Emily, single and at home; Carrie A., and Jesse Lee.

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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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