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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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CARLBERG, C. A., blacksmith and carriage-maker; born 1844, in Sweden. Brought up on a farm and learned his trade before leaving his native land, which he left in 1868. Located in Henry county, Illinois, where he owned a large blacksmith shop and carriage works. Moved to Page county in 1879, and is doing a good business in his trade. He was married in 1870, to Mary Hulting, and is the father of two children: Lizzie and Minnie. Mr. Carlberg is a genial and kind gentleman.

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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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