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Below is a family biography included in History of Warren County, Iowa published by Union Historical Company in 1879.  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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BURSON, C. H., farmer, Sec. 24; P. O. Felix; born December 25, 1841, in Louden county, Virginia; his parents moved to Belmont county, Ohio, in 1859, and came to this county, in 1866; he enlisted in September, 1862, in Co. G, Seventieth Ohio Infantry as a private, was promoted to Corporal; was discharged October 9, 1864; was in the battles of Ft. Fisher, Wilmington, and many skirmishes in which the regiment was engaged; he married December 20, 1866, to Miss Anna, daughter of Abner Gregg, of Ohio; they have two children: Alice and Maggie.

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This family biography is one of 548 biographies included in The History of Warren County, Iowa published in 1879.  For the complete description, click here: Warren County, Iowa History and Genealogy

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