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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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LOY, J. Jr., of the firm of Loy & Parrish, druggists, P. O. Clarinda; born August 15, 1850, in Preble county, Ohio. In the same year his parents came to Iowa, locating in Nodaway township. Here he attained his majority, receiving a common school education. At the age of nineteen he began clerking in the drug store of Dr. J. H. Conine, in Clarinda, where he continued two years. In 1871, in conjunction with Dr. Van Sandt, he purchased the stock of Dr. Conine, the business being continued under the new firm name. In 1875, Dr. Van Sandt disposed of his interest to F. W. Parrish, thus forming the new firm of Loy & Parrish. Married September 16, 1869, to Miss Jennie, daughter of A. T. Clement, of Clarinda, a native of Missouri.

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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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