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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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JURY, ENOS, farmer, Sec. 25; P. O. Indianola; born in Fayette county, Ohio, September 6, 1822, and was raised there; he married Miss Sidney Wright, of Highland county, Ohio, January 10, 1850; the following fall they went to Randolph county, Indiana, where they remained for one year and then returned to Howard county, where he made his home till June, 1856, when he came to this county; he has lived on his present homestead for fourteen years; he is a cabinet maker by trade, and followed it in Palmyra till he came to his farm, which contains 143 acres; they have a family of two daughters and one son: Clarkson W., Ella E. (wife of Samuel S. Thomas, now living in Oregon), and Elizabeth M.

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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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