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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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BRADY, E. D., farmer, Sec. 29; P. O. Schonberg; born April 16, 1816, in Ross county, O.; parents came to Sciota county, Ohio, in 1825, and to Warren county, Indiana, in 1835; moved to Wisconsin in 1845, and to this county in 1860; settled on his present farm in 1866; been justice of the peace for five years, and holds the office at the present time; was married April 13, 1837, to Elizabeth Allen, a native of Green county, Ohio; have had eight children: Sarah J., Rufus A., Asbury C., M. Catherine, John S., Finley S., Hester A. and Willis M.; Asbury C., John Scott, and Hester A. are deceased; owns a farm of 120 acres of land, upon which he has made all the improvements.

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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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