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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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WHITMORE, H., section 28, P. O. Coin; born April 6, 1821, in Morgan county, Ohio. When five years old he came with his parents to Mercer county, Illinois. When nine years old his parents moved to Henry county, and remained in that county until 1870. Was married May 8, 1856, to Augusta A. Rice, of Indiana. In 1870 purchased a farm on section 28, Lincoln township. Here he has made his home since his advent to Page. Has a good farm, suitable for either grain or stock, and exceptionally fitted for the latter. Have eight children: James F., Geo., Alva, Forest, June, Marion, Luely and Minnie.

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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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