The History of Pettis County, Missouri: Including an Authentic History of Sedalia, Other Towns and Townships, Together with ... Biograhical Sketches ...
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I found an exerpt from this book online through Find-a-Grave. Through it I was able to find information on my 3rd great-grandfather's father, in the history of Thomas Edmundson Gregory. Information regarding this part of the family tree has been very hard to come by, and I was very excited to find this short biography.
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