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Below is a family biography included in History of Kentucky, Edition 1 by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Company in 1885.  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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ISAAC T. DEAN, was born April 23, 1835, in Jessamine County, Ky., and in 1836 was brought by his parents to Ballard County, where he now resides. His father, Jefferson H. Dean, was also a native of Jessamine County, born in 1810, and died in 1860. Jefferson H. married Catherine, daughter of Peter Nave, of Jessamine County (born in 1814, and died in 1848), and from this union sprang Marietta (Shelbourne), Martha J. (Goad), subject, William D., Sarah K. (Coon), George A. (Kelley), Eliza A. (Gill), and Mahala N. (Womble). By the second marriage were born John J., James H., George F. and Ida M. On May 11, 1859, subject was married to Miss Eudora T. A., daughter of Lee and Salley (Brumfield) Trice, of Ballard County, (born August 9, 1840), and to them have been born Lee Bell, William D. (deceased), and Jeff T. After arriving at man’s estate, our subject followed for ten years the vocation of carpenter and builder, in which he was successful. He is now engaged in farming, having 160 acres of good land in a fine state of cultivation. He is a member in good standing of the I. O. O. F., and also of the K. of H. In politics he is a Democrat.

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This family biography is one of 186 biographies included in the Ballard County, Kentucky section of The History of Kentucky, Edition 1 published in 1885 by F. A. Battey Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: History of Kentucky, Edition 1

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