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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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ROBERT NEUPERT, harness-maker, post office McKee’s Rocks, was born in Butler county, Pa., in 1859, a son of Christopher and Caroline (Heller) Neupert, former of whom came from Germany to this country in 1843 and settled in Butler county, Pa., where he farmed. There he married and became the father of eight children, viz.: Alvina (wife of John Sorg), Harmon (deceased), Robert, Mary (deceased), Lewis, William, Earnest and Charlie. Christopher died in 1879, aged sixty-four years, a member of the Saxonburg Church, in Butler county, of which his widow, who is still living in that county, is also a member. Robert Neupert came to this county in 1874, learned the harness-making trade, and in 1883 commenced business for himself at McKee’s Rocks, Stowe township, where he is still successfully engaged. He married, in 1884, Callie Kenneweg, of this city, and two children were born to them: Cora (deceased) and Cornelia. Mr. Neupert’s prudence and industry have enabled him to secure a very pleasant and comfortable home, and he has the reputation of being one of Stowe township’s best citizens.

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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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