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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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JOSEPH BARBER, saloon, P. O. Fayetteville, son of Tousaint and Mary A. Barber, was born in this township in 1849. He was reared on a farm in this township, and was married at Vera Cruz in 1878, to Rosa Oubrey, born in this township. They have two children — Theresa and Joseph, born in this township. In the spring of 1879, Mr. Barber came to Chasetown and opened a saloon and grocery, where he keeps a choice stock of liquors, cigars and tobaccos, and a well-selected stock of staple and fancy groceries. Himself and family are members of the Catholic Church of Vera Cruz.

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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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