Thursday, August 03, 2006

Aug 3 - Augustus Best

Augustus Henneberger Best was born Aug 3, 1829 in Ohio to Conrad and Mary "Polly" Best. He was a Union soldier during the Civil War and was married to Eliza Holmes. He fathered fourteen children - the tenth being my great-grandmaother, Mattie Rogers. He died Jan 5, 1905 and is buried in the Brown Cemetery.

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