A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1912 - Kentucky
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Excellent Source data for Genealogical research on the early settlers of the Kentucky territory. I would recommend as a must read if you have family that descended from Kentucky.

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There are many names that look familiar, but when you get to the gist of it, they missed several prominent and important families that made Hillsboro KY, Orangeburg, Bath, Sherburne, etc. into towns or even a bump in the road. Apparently the first family of Hillsboro wasn't important to them either... Foudray. Plus the Helphenstine Family, Dillon Families, Hedges Family. Very little about those families that worked the earth, built the stores and rebuilt the communities.  

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