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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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CASHMAN, GEO., farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Indianola; born in Clinton county, Ohio, February 22, 1824, and raised there; married Grezella Johnson, of Highland county, October 31, 1850, by whom he has three children living: Edward K., Anthony and Laura Belle; Mrs. Cashman died July 9, 1863, and he married for his second wife Miss Mary A. Girrison, August 23, 1866; by this marriage they have five children living: Nora D., Albert, Eppa, Minnie, and Clara E.; has lost six children: Mary C., died March 26, 1863; Chas. F., Sept. 15, 1862; Martha E., Nov. 17, 1859; Sarah E., October 9, 1857; Rebecca A., March 18, 1866, and Cynthia, March 25, 1873; removed to Marion county, this State in 1857, and to this county in 1869; owns 160 acres of land.

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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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