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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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ALBERT T. TANDY, a farmer and stock grower, was born in Carroll County, Ky., August 5, 1849, and is the eldest of two children born to Paschal G. and Elizabeth (Spicer) Tandy, natives of Carroll County, Ky. Paschal Tandy was a son of William Tandy; he was brought up on the farm, and received his education at the best schools in his day. In early life he devoted considerable attention to school teaching, but was a farmer by occupation. About 1845 he married Elizabeth Spicer; he died in 1851 and she in 1885. Albert T. Tandy was reared by his grandfather, William Spicer, and lived with him until he was twenty-two years of age. He received his education at the common-schools in early life, but afterward attended Ghent College a short time. He has followed farming in Carroll County from boyhood. He purchased and settled on, his present farm of 150 acres in 1881, in a very fine brick residence. His farm is all well improved, and lies about two and one-half miles north of Eagle Station. Of late he has been devoting considerable attention to the breeding and developing of fine cattle. September 27, 1871, he was married to Jennie Davis, daughter of John and. Sallie (Whithead) Davis, natives of Carroll County. The early members of the Spicer and Davis, families figured conspicuously in the Revolution and in the war of 1812. Mr. and Mrs. Tandy are members of the Christian Church. Mr. Tandy is a member of the I. O. O. F. Politically he is a Democrat.

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This family biography is one of 46 biographies included in the Carroll 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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