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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. 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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CRAWFORD & MILLER, merchants, Mount Oreb. Frank Miller, the older member of this firm, was born January 5, 1852, in Perry Township, Brown County; his parents are Christian and Agnes Miller, deceased. Having received a rudimentary education, he attended for some time the normal school at Lebanon, and subsequently taught school several years. In 1879, he married Martha E. Crawford, daughter of Jackson and Elizabeth A. Crawford. To them has been born one child — Burch. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., Lodge No. 291, at Mount Oreb.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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