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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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McCULLOUGH, G. D., section 32, P. O. Coin; born in Scott county, Indiana, October 20, 1841. Remained in the county till August, 1862. He enlisted in the Sixty-sixth Indiana Volunteers; served three years. Was through the engagements at Richmond, Kentucky, and at this place he was taken prisoner. Was in the Sherman campaign to the sea; in the hospital at Rome, Georgia, one summer, from June till October. Was mustered out June, 1865. Returned to Scott county, Indiana, and engaged in farming and stock-raising. Was married the April following his return from the war, to Mary E. Zaring, a native of Indiana. In the fall of 1869 removed to Page county, Iowa, purchased a farm in section 32, Lincoln township, which he has in good farming condition. Have three children living, and at home: Ira L., Sarah J., James R.; one deceased. Has filled the several township offices and is at present an official.

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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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