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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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C. F. MILHOLLAND, merchant, Mount Lebanon, Pa., was born in South Pittsburgh, in 1845, a son of James and Harriet (Foster) Milholland. James was by trade a carpenter and died at the age of forty years. His widow is still living, married to Mr. R. Knowlson, of West Liberty borough. Our subject was educated in the common schools and reared to agricultural pursuits, which he followed for some time; was also engaged in brickmaking for four years. He married, in 1868, Maggie E., daughter of Dr. John Calahan, of Bridgeville, this county, and they are the parents of nine children: Hattie E., J. H., M. J., C. H. and M. E. (twins), M. C., L. H., A. L. and J. S. Since 1881 Mr. Milholland has been engaged in merchandising in his present location, at which he has been successful. He has been for six years post master at Mount Lebanon, for nineteen years a member of the U. P. Church, and is a republican.

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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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