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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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LANDEN, CHARLES, druggist and stock dealer; born in Sweden in 1835. His father emigrated to the United States in 1852, accompanied by his wife and two sons, David and Charles. His father died soon after his arrival in this country and young Charles was left to take care of himself. Mr. Landen owns a fine farm in Illinois. Moved to Page county in 1877, and in company with his brother went into the drug business in which he is now engaged. Mr. Landen married Catharina Johnson in 1863.

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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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