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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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MILLER, MRS. MARY C., farmer, Sec. 24, P. O. Norwalk; widow of Abram T. Miller, deceased, a native of Fountain county, Indiana; born February 14, 1827, and died May 6, 1875; he came to this county and settled in the fall of 1855; Mrs. Miller, whose maiden name was Mary C. Cook, is also a native of Indiana; born May 1, 1837, and was married to her husband August 31, 1854; she has a family of five children living: Clara, William S., Emma J., Mary F. and Grace De; one deceased, Sarah E., who died May 6, 1875; she owns a finely improved farm of 520 acres.

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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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