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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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HUTTON, B. B., farmer, section 11, two miles southwest of Clarinda, P. O. Clarinda; born January 33, 1810, in the State of Virginia, Washington county. His parents, Leonard and Mary Hutton, moved to Washington county, Indiana, in September 1818, and lived until 1846, when he moved to Johnson county, Iowa, where he lived from June 10 until April 5, 1853. From thence he came to this county, and has since made this his home. He has been twice married; first November 16, 1830, to Sarah M. Robinson, at Crawfordsville, Indiana. She was a native of Ohio. By this union they had seven children: Samuel B., Julia M. (now Mrs. Herald), Esther E. (now Mrs. Reed), and Leonard H. R., are living, and Ephraim L., Mary I. and James S., are deceased. This wife died September 23, 1853. He was again married March 20, 1854, to Mrs. Faith A. Buber, a native of North Carolina. By this union they have five children: Laura C., Charlie B. and Lila A. are living, and Sarah A. and Harry B., deceased. Mr. H. is the owner of 228 acres of good land, all under cultivation. He is one of the pioneer settlers of the county. He is a gentleman of a high order, a kind father, a gentle husband and a true friend. He has seen almost the entire growth of the county, and whether in pioneer or later days, has always held the regard of its people.

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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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