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.