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    Philomen Brotherton, grocer; Piqua; was born in New York in 1815, and when but a child was taken by his parents on an emigration trip to Bartholomew Co., Ind., where he procured his education in the common school. About 1825, his parents removed to Hamilton Co., Ohio ; four years later they located in Miami Co., where the parents both passed away at the age of 93 1/2 years each; Philomen is the eldest of thirteen children ; in 1835 he engaged in the manufacture of brick, which he followed several years ; ten years since he located on Park avenue, opening out a grocery -, here he has since been favorably known. Aug. 30, 1842, he married Nancy Morton, born in Pennsylvania in 1810 the issue of this union was three children-Albert M., born Oct. 16, 1844 - Franklin P., Oct. 16, 1852, and one that died in infancy.

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