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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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LOUIS BIEHN, farmer, P. O. Bernard, was born February 7, 1839, in Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio. His parents were Louis and Eva C. Biehn, who emigrated from Germany at quite an early day, to Pittsburgh, Penn., where they resided seven years, after which they came to Brown County, Ohio, and settled in Washington Township. Our subject was reared to manhood on a farm, and received but a limited education. On April 5, 1868, he married Eva Bush, daughter of George and Eva C. Bush, of Kentucky, formerly of Highland County, Ohio. To them have been born seven children, of whom six are still living, viz.. Charles E., George L., Mary L., John P., Jacob H. and Catharine E. In October, 1861, he enlisted in the Eleventh Ohio Cavalry, which operated principally in the Rocky Mountains, protecting the mails and immigrants from the depredations of the Indians. He was engaged in several important battles and skirmishes, and received an honorable discharge at the close of the war in 1865. Mr. Biehn is a member of the German Lutheran Church; the owner of ninety-seven and one-half acres of land, pleasantly situated in the western portion of the township.

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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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