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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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JAMES H. WALTON was born October 17, 1845, and is a son of William H. and Parmelia (Biggs) Walton. James H. Walton was brought up on the farm, and received his education from the common schools. He has followed farming all his life. He settled where he now resides in 1885. In 1881-82 he represented Boone County in the Legislature. In 1873 he was married to Miss Nora Tupman, a daughter of Francis B. and Margaret (Davidson) Tupman, of Boone County. To this union three children were born: Hugh E., Cofford and Howard V. The latter two are dead. Mrs. Walton died about 1878. He was married in 1881 to Miss Lou Bradford, a daughter of Robert and Maria (Huron) Bradford, of Boone County. To this union three children were born, viz.: Phelps, Albert W. and Ira L. Mr. and Mrs. Walton are members of the Christian Church. Politically Mr. Walton 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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