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Below is a family biography included in History of Warren County, Iowa published by Union Historical Company in 1879.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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HART, MRS. ELIZABETH, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lothrop; widow of James Hart, who was born in North Carolina May, 14, 1821; he settled in this county in 1850. Mrs. Hart, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Neely, was born in Indiana in 1832, and was married to her husband in 1851; he died Oct. 22, 1860; she has a family of four children living: John M., Peter, Eliza J. (now wife of Albert Hughes), and Hannah J.; she owns a farm of 140 acres.

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This family biography is one of 548 biographies included in The History of Warren County, Iowa published in 1879.  For the complete description, click here: Warren County, Iowa History and Genealogy

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