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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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McKINNON, T. J., feed and sale stable, P. O. Clarinda; born in Rush county, Indiana, in 1835. He there grew to manhood a farmer, receiving his education in the common schools of that state. In 1853 he came to Iowa, settling in Des Moines county, in which he lived about three years. He then came to Page county, and until 1879, followed the occupation of a farmer. His farm of 85 acres is in East River township, on section 17. Was married in 1856, to Miss Mary E. Welsh, a native of Henry county, Indiana, by whom he has three children: Elias T., Harriet C. and Henry S.

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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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