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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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CROW, A. T., P. O. Clarinda; farmer and school teacher, section 22. He has a farm of 55 acres in good cultivation. He was born November 15, 1846. in Jay county, Indiana, and lived there until 1872, when he came to this county, and then went to Nebraska and remained there about two years, and then came back to Page county, where he now lives. He was married to Miss M. J. McMichael, of Page county, November 22, 1876 They are the parents of two children: John T. and Reuben G. Mr. Crow has taught fourteen terms of school in this county, and has given the best of satisfaction. As an instructor and educator he was generally liked by all of his students both as a teacher and a man, in and out of school. Mr. Crow enlisted in the war August 22, 1863, in company E, seventh Indiana cavalry, and remained until the close of the war, when he was honorably discharged August 29, 1865.

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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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