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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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A. J. CRON, cabinet-maker, Piqua; foreman of the bench-hand department of L. C. & W. L. Cron & Co.’s furniture manufactory. This gentleman was born in Hunterville July 1, 1852, and is a brother of L. C. Cron, under whose sketch the genealogy will appear. He was brought up to his trade in youthful days, and has devoted the past twelve years to his present position and employment, which he has filled with benefit to the company and pleasure to himself. July 31, 1873, his marriage with Miss Almeda Noland was celebrated. She was born March 7, 1853, and is a daughter of James and Martha E. (Beck) Noland. Four children have been born to A. J. Cron and wife, viz., Raymond F., July 15, 1874; James N., Feb. 19, 1876; Leonard J., Nov. 23, 1877; Mabel A., Feb. 17, 1880.

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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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