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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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JOHN PRICE, coal-operator, Fetterman, was born in Toronto, Canada, where he remained until 1862; he was educated in the high-schools of that country, and soon after coming to the United States associated himself with the Higby Coke company, with whom he remained five years. He was then employed by the Gray & Bell Coal company, in the capacity of weighmaster, where he remained for six years, and was then with the Pullman Palace Car company for eleven years. Then he purchased his present home, and has been prominently connected with the coal and stone business. He married Charlotte, daughter of George Lowen, and to them have been born six children. Mr. Price is a highly respected citizen of Fetterman. 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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