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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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HULL, GEORGE, farmer, section 27, P. O. Nodaway; born in Adams county, Pennsylvania, November 30, 1835. He moved to Knox county, Illinois, at the age of thirty-two years, and lived there four years; from there to Taylor county, Iowa, and lived six years, and then moved to Page county, Iowa, where he has resided since. He was married to Miss Nancy C. Larvar, August 4, 1858. They are the parents of six children, the oldest a daughter: Sallie E., Fannie L., Elmer M., Lida; the other two deceased. He was mustered into the service of the United States in the fall of 1861, in company C, 209th Pennsylvania infantry, and mustered out in the winter of 1862. Mustered in second time in the spring of 1863 for three years or during the war, in company C, 211th Pennsylvania infantry, and mustered out at the close of the war. Fought in the battles of Petersburg and in all the battles of the regiment.

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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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