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Below is a family biography included in The History of Miami County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1880.  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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B. F. ALBAUGH, farmer, etc.; P. O. Covington. B. F. Albaugh is a son of Samuel Albaugh, a native of North Carolina, who came to Ohio in 1829,and entered land in Union Township, this county, and lived upon it until his decease; he was magistrate in that township a great many years. B. F. was born May 22, 1836, in this county; was raised upon a farm and received a common-school education; has been engaged in teaching school for twenty-seven years, and was Superintendent of the West Milton school; he is now occupied in farming, and in connection with it, he owns one of the finest and best arranged floral gardens in the county; they contain all the choicest and rarest flowers and fruits that are kept in any first-class garden in the country; he is also extensively engaged in the manufacture of molasses, making from eight to ten thousand gallons per year; since he began the business, he has manufactured over one hundred thousand gallons. He married Miss Priscilla, a daughter of Thaddeus and Eliza Mendenhall; her father was a native of South Carolina, her mother of Virginia. They have eight children— Emma A., married to Dr. Morr, of Troy; Clarence M., Dora A., Lillian, Edwin S., Herbert, Ellis and Ray. Mr. Albaugh contributes many useful and interesting articles that are published in the Cincinnati Gazette.

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This family biography is one of 964 biographies included in The History of Miami County, Ohio published in 1880 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Miami County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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