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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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DAUGHERTY, SAMUEL, farmer; born in Orange county, Indiana, September 15, 1843. Came with his parents to Iowa the same year, and to Page county in 1845. When Mr. Daugherty came to Page county there were but few settlers, and few of them could have been induced to believe that Page county would ever be the county she is today. Mr. Daugherty has crossed the plains twice since coming to Iowa, was united in marriage April 11, 1869; have had born to them six children: Smira J., Wilber S., Delia M., Charles E., Lulu B. and an infant.

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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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