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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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S. L. HOWARD, M. D., was born in Carroll County, Ky., September 12, 1847, and is a son of Samuel and Louisa (Livingston) Howard. Samuel Howard, a native of Bracken County, Ky., was a merchant by occupation, and lived in Rising Sun, Ohio Co., Ind., for a few years, and represented Switzerland County, Ind., in the State Legislature. He then moved to Kentucky, where he represented several counties of that State in the Senate, S. L. Howard was educated at Ghent College, and studied medicine at the Miami College, Cincinnati, and also attended the Cincinnati Medical College, after which he went to the Physicians and Surgeons College, at New York City. He graduated in 1873, and began practice at Ghent, Ky., where he now has a large and lucrative practice. In 1872 he married Annie O’Neal, of Carroll County, Ky., daughter of William and Nora (Russell) O’Neal, natives, respectively, of Carroll County, and New York City. Two children have blessed this union, viz.: Nora and William. Mr. Howard is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and also of the I. O. O. F. He is a Republican in politics, and in religion is a member of the Christian Church.

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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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