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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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MILLER, A. H., farmer, section 5, P. O. Coin; born September 20, 1851, in West Virginia; he there grew to manhood and was educated in the common schools; learned the tanner’s trade, which occupation he followed until 1871, when he moved to Marion county, Kansas, to engage in farming. He came to Page county in 1880. Was married April 14, 1878, to Miss Esther Hickman, a native of Kansas; she died July 17, 1878. Was married March 25, 1879, to Mrs. Rebecca Hahn, of Fremont county, Iowa. They have one child: Charlie A. Owns 131 acres of improved land, situated three-fourths of a mile southeast of Coin.

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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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