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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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D. H. SIEBERT, merchant, post office Bennett, was born Nov. 22, 1858, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of William and Margaretta Siebert, former of whom was a native of Germany, came to America in 1836, and followed the shoemaker’s trade in Pittsburgh till 1868,when he removed to Millvale, where he followed his trade, and engaged in mercantile business. He was twice married; his first wife, Catharine Miller (deceased), was the mother of Mrs. Anna Credel and Martha Siebert. His present wife, Margaretta, is the mother of David H., Hannah, Emma, Sarah and Clara. David H. was reared on a farm, and received a public-school education. At an early age he began a mercantile career, in which he has been very successful, and is now conducting a grocery and feed business in Millvale. He married Alice Kimberly, and they have one child — Paul William. Mr. Siebert is a member of the K. of P. and the American Mechanics; politically he is a republican.

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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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