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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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CAPT. JOHN T. BRADY, farmer, P. O., Georgetown, was born in Jackson Township, Brown Co., Ohio, September 17, 1836, the son of John and Mary (Moore) Brady, both of whom were natives of this county. His grandfather, Thomas Brady, settled in Brown County in 1800. The subject of this sketch received his education in the common schools, and adopted farming as his life pursuit. He has carried it on with complete success, and is the proprietor of a fine farm of 290 acres, near Georgetown. In 1861, he enlisted as a private in Company A, Seventieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served throughout the war. He was with Sherman in his grand march to the sea. He rose from the ranks to the command of his company, and was discharged with it at Little Rock, Ark., in 1865. In 1875, he was elected Sheriff of Brown County, and served two years. His marriage to Rachel Rhoten was celebrated in 1873. They have three children — Rosa Belle, Sarah A., and John W.

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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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