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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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NATHAN P. BANKS, deceased. Mr. Banks was born in Brown County, Ohio, and acquired a common school education. He was engaged in farming in Pike Township as a renter; this he continued the most of his life. He was united in marriage with Harriet F. Meeker, November 20, 1870, with whom he lived a happy life. He was a kind and affectionate husband and father. He departed this life June 22, 1879, leaving a widow and one child to mourn after him. Mr. and Mrs. Banks were the parents of two children, of whom one survives — Charles 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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