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Below is a family biography from the book, History of Kentucky, Edition 7 by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Company in 1887.  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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DANIEL M. BAGBY, a practicing physician of Walton, Ky., was born in Kenton County, Ky., October 17, 1841, and is the fourth of a family of nine children born to Y. S. and Elizabeth (Roberts) Bagby, natives of Kentucky. Y. S. Bagby was a farmer by occupation. Daniel M. Bagby was reared on a farm, received a common-school education, and began the study of medicine, in 1863, under Dr. W. S. O’Neal. In 1864-65-66 he attended lectures at the Cincinnati, Ohio, Medical School. March 1, 1866, he graduated, and settled at Big Boone Springs, Boone Co., Ky., where he began the practice of medicine, remaining four years; he then moved to Walton, where he is now practicing. He has been very successful as a physician, and owns a farm of fifty acres of well improved land, also a house and lot in Walton. October 22, 1868, he married Miss Julia F. O’Neal, a daughter of George and Sarah (Sleet) O’Neal. Four children have been born to this union: Clarence, William, Samuel Earnest and Mabel. August 1, 1861, Mr. Bagby joined the army, serving only one year under Col. Roger Hanson, in Company K, Second Kentucky Juvenile Volunteers. On account of a wound received at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Ind., he, not being able to join his company any more, returned home. He is a member of the Baptist Church. Politically he is a Democrat.

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This family biography is one of 73 biographies included in the Boone County, Kentucky section of the book, The History of Kentucky, Edition 7 published in 1887 by F. A. Battey Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: History of Kentucky, Edition 7

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