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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   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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C. S. NEGLEY, farmer, post office Tarentum, a son of Casper and Elizabeth Negley, was born at East Liberty, Pa., in 1838. His grandparents were among the pioneers of Allegheny county, and his father was born in East Liberty. Casper S. married Sarah J., daughter of J. J. Bunting, of Butler county, Pa., and located at Natrona, where he was employed at the soda-works. He and his wife afterward resided in Butler county, later in East Liberty, and in 1871 came to Fawn township, locating on the farm which they now own. Mr. Negley has held several official positions in the township. He and his wife have six children: Mary E., Clara B., James C., Charles S., Frank J. and Harry C. The parents are members of the Methodist Church.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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