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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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FREDERIC KRAUTH, butcher, Tarentum, is a native of Germany, born Sept. 28, 1826, and is a son of Jacob and Ursula Krauth, former of whom died in Germany. The widow came with her children to this country, and located at Louisville, Ky. There Frederic followed the business of butcher for a time, and then removed to Cincinnati, Ohio, thence to Pittsburgh, Pa., and thence to Kittanning, Pa., and finally, Aug. 30, 1849, to Tarentum. In 1852 he married Miss Fass, and established himself in business in Tarentum, where he reared a family of nine children, of whom those living are Charles, Fred, George, Maggie, Matilda, now Mrs. James Bair, of Leechburg, Pa.; and those deceased are William H., Mary N., Kate and Benjamin F. Charles married Miss Correll, of Tarentum; Fred, Miss Welch, of Tarentum, and Maggie, Mr. Newt. Stewart, of Tarentum.

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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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