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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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G. H. RUNDLE, manufacturer of patent medicines, and more particularly of Porter’s Pain King, known far and wide, and which has given satisfaction wherever it has been tried; P. O. Fletcher. The manufacturer of this valuable article is G. H. Rundle, who was born in Westchester Co., N. Y., in 1847; he led the usual life of a farmer’s son, and obtained his education in the common schools of his native State; in 1871, he emigrated West, locating in Lima, Ohio, where he purchased the right of W. L. Porter to manufacture the Pain King; he was soon duly engaged in the chemical compounds, where he remained until five years ago, when he located in the above village, and now is filling large demands for his medicine; he has erected a complete laboratory, where he engages considerable assistance. The nuptials of G. H. Rundle and Amanda Hance were celebrated Nov. 3, 1874; she is a daughter of Alfred Hance, whose biography will be seen in this volume.

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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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