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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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HARTMAN, W. H., farmer, Sec. 1; P. O. Carlisle; born in Richland county, Ohio, March 25, 1836; when quite young his parents emigrated to Cooper county, Missouri, where they lived about three years, and returned to Ohio, in November, 1843, and lived there and in Illinois about two years, and came to this county, in August, 1845; he married Miss Samantha Roberts, Dec. 27, 1860, a native of Indiana, born in 1843; they have three sons and three daughters: Lulu M., Albert C., Charles C., Clarissa B., Franklin S. and Dora A.; was in the late war, in Co. D, Thirty-fourth Iowa Infantry; enlisted in July, 1862, and served one year, and was discharged on account of disability; owns a farm of 120 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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