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Below is a family biography included in The History of Jasper County, Missouri published by Mills & Company 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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DANIEL W. KELTNER was born Dec. 28, 1858, in Grundy county, Mo. At the age of eight years moved to Jasper county, Mo., with his parents. Has worked on a farm all his life. Has a good common school education. In the spring of 1881 went to Colorado to see the country and look at land, and see the world. Went first to Denver, then to Pueblo and Cheyenne, then to Silver Cliff, San Luis Valley, Poncho Springs, Kirby Creek, and Holy Cross, then to New Mexico. Was there one month, then went back to Colorado, and from there to Kansas, and back to Colorado, to West Las Animas, and then returned to Jasper county, and engaged in farming on his father’s farm. He is a successful farmer and an enterprising young man, and is well respected by all.

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This family biography is one of more than 1,000 biographies included in The History of Jasper County, Missouri published in 1883.  For the complete description, click here: Jasper County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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