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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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RUDOLPH MILLER, farmer, P. O. South Fincastle, was born in January, 1808, in Germany; his parents were Rudolph and Mary Miller; he was reared on a farm, and received a fair German education. In December, 1832, he married Mary S. Loganbaehl, by whom he has six children, viz., Charles, Jacob, Frederick, Philip, Lewis and Elizabeth. In August, 1846, he emigrated to America, and came to this township, where he still resides. Mr. Miller contributes liberally to all enterprises which prove beneficial to the county; is a member of the German Lutheran Church, and the owner of 195 acres of land.

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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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