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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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MILLER, WOLF, farmer, P. O. Tarkio; born in Anderson county, Tennessee, October 20, 1837, and lived there until 1840, then moved with his parents to Platte county, Missouri. Here he received a common school education. In 1852 he came to Iowa. Enlisted in the United States army August 11, 1862, in company F, twenty-third Iowa infantry, and was in all the battles in which that regiment fought. He was married January 1, 1862, to Miss Martha J. Harrell, a native of Tennessee. They have two children, Louis E. and one unnamed. Mr. Miller came from one of the first families to settle in Tarkio township, and is fully conversant with all its wonderful career of progress.

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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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