Biography of A. M. Dean

A. M. Dean, an attorney, had spent his life since boyhood in Southern Kansas or in Northern Oklahoma. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now He was born at West Point, Nebraska, December 7, 1875. His family history goes back to Pennsylvania, where his grandfather, A. M. Dean, was born about 1821 and where the Deans settled when they came from England. A. M. Dean, the grandfather, grew up in Ohio, afterwards moved to Wisconsin, was a pioneer there and also in Nebraska, and finally located in Arkansas City. He was a farmer until he retired, and his death occurred in Arkansas City in 1893. Politically he was a republican. He married Miss Martha Skinner, a native of Ohio, who died at Chandler, Oklahoma, several years after the death of her husband. Their children were: Merritt, who went into the Union army and died of disease while in service; James, also a veteran of the Civil war, became a farmer and died at Firth, Nebraska; A. W....

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