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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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MOORE, RICHARD, farmer, Sec. 15, P. O. Indianola; was born near Bloomington, Indiana, in the year 1825, June 11th, and was raised there and made it his home till he came to this county, in October, 1856; he was married in Lawrence county, Indiana, to Miss Elizabeth Ramsey, a native of that State, in September, 1856; they have no family; Mr. Moore was elected county supervisor, in 1873, and served one term; owns an improved farm of 400 acres; he came all the way from Indiana to this county with teams, was about one month on the way, and now occupies the homestead on which he first settled.

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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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