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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 MAIR ETIENNE, farmer, P. O. Vera Cruz, son of Joseph and Mary Mair Etienne, was born in this township, on the farm where he now lives, April 25, 1846. He was reared on the farm, and was married in this township to Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Sarah Work, born in Clermont County, Ohio. They have two children, born in this township — Mary, born December 9, 1874, and Frances, born December 29, 1880. Joseph now owns fifty-eight acres of the homestead, on which he has built a fine house. Himself and family are members of the Catholic Church.

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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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