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Below is a family biography included in History of Page County, Iowa published by Iowa Historical Company in 1880.  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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KING, A. H., physician, P. O. Coin; born in Appanoose county, Iowa, November 21, 1850, where he lived until five years of age. He then moved to Taylor county, Iowa, and resided there until 1877, when he came to Page county, locating at Snow Hill. He came to Coin in October, 1879. Dr. King began the study of medicine in 1870. He attended lectures at Keokuk, Iowa, in the winter of 1878-9. Was married to Miss Clara E. Whitney, a native of McHenry county, Illinois, November 27, 1873. They are the parents of three children: Elton H., Don Roy and Myra F.

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This family biography is one of 558 biographies included in The History of Page County, Iowa published in 1880.  For the complete description, click here: Page County, Iowa History and Genealogy

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