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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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YOUNGBERG, JOHN, farmer; born in Sweden in 1838. His father died when he was eleven years of age. His mother taught him the rudiments of an education. He followed the trade of a tailor for many years. Was married to Anna Louisa Johnson in 1863. Have had nine children of whom six are living: Hilma S., Charles A., Amanda S., Albert, Oscar O., Joseph G. In 1868 they came to seek a home in the United States. Moved to Page county in 1872, where he now owns a farm of 200 acres.

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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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