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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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WILLIAM A. PRICE was born in Boone County, Ky., February 24, 1850. He is the third of four children born to Albert and Frances (Southers) Price. William A. Price was brought up on the plantation, and received his education at Bethany, Va., and Eminence, Ky. He has followed agriculture from boyhood, and settled where he now resides, near Florence, Ky., in about 1873, and has 226 acres of land in Kentucky, also real estate in Chicago. He built his present two-story frame residence about 1873. October 19, 1871, he married Annie M. Graves, a. daughter of Milton W. and Catherine Graves. To this union three children have been born, viz.: Warren, Milton C. and Laurie M. Mr. Price is a member of the Christian 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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