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Below is a family biography included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 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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B. S. MOORE, grocer and proprietor of feed store, was born in North Carolina, April 27, 1842. He received a common school education, and was engaged an a farm until 1876, when he began the grocery business in Joplin, Mo., and continued it eighteen months, when he came to Galena, Cherokee Co., Kan. In July, 1882, he became associated with F. M. Fulkerson in the milling business, and in June, 1882, with W. R. Lewis in the mining business. He owns a residence and business lots in Galena. In 1881, he was elected Councilman of Galena, and was elected Mayor of the same city in 1882. He was married to Miss Orpha H. Borris, of Galena, December 12, 1880.

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This family biography is one of 289 biographies included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 1883.  For the complete description, click here: Cherokee County, Kansas History, Genealogy, and Maps

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