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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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DAVID C. BOSSERMAN, farmer; P. O. Bradford. David, a son of Isaac Bosserman, a native of Adams Co., Penn., came to Ohio about the year 1833, and located first in Darke Co., living there about twenty-six years; in 1860, he moved into this county and purchased a farm about one mile north of Bradford, where he now resides. He married Miss Lydia, a daughter of Jacob Warner, an old soldier of the Indian war; they had four children, three living — Solomon W., David C. and Emma R; David C. was born in Darke Co. Aug. 30, 1859; was raised upon a farm; he has lately been to Michigan, where he expects to make his home.

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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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