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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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HULTINE, C. A., farmer, section 27; born 1840 in Hultsin Sweden. He was an orphan when hardly more than an infant, and in his bereaved condition suffered much hardship before old enough to take care of himself. In 1869 he bade farewell to his native soil and set his face toward the land of the west. He first settled in Illinois, but pushing westward he arrived in Page county in 1872. Mr. Hultine in 1875, met with an accident that came nearly costing him his life. While digging a well the rope broke and the loaded bucket fell severely injuring him. Mr. Hultine has been married twice. His first wife died in Chicago. His second wife, Miss Mary Johnson, married him in 1874. He has a good farm and is doing finely.

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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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