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Below is a family biography from the book, 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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SQUIRE HARVEY C. DONOHO was born December 13, 1831, in Smith County, Tenn., where he reached man’s estate, and in 1853 removed to Fulton County, Ky., where he has since resided. His father, John Donoho, a native of Sumner County, Tenn., was born in 1804, and died in 1877. He was the son of William Donoho, a soldier in the war of 1812, who died in 1864 at the age of one hundred and four years. John married Martha, daughter of John Rooks, of North Carolina. She was born in 1800, and died in 1869. From this union sprang, Amanda W. (McClellan), Edna (Slaughter), Elizabeth H. (Phillips), Nancy T. (Brooks), Henry P., subject, Drusilla P. (McKinnis), William S. and John C. Subject was married November 25, 1853, to Miss Harriett E., daughter of Daniel and Sarah (Brooks) Huddleston, of Obion County, Tenn. (born in 1835, and died in 1862) and this union resulted in the birth of Charlie W. and William H. He was next married, February 12, 1867, to Miss Hannah C. (born in 1845), daughter of John Bullock, of Barren County, Ky., and to them have been born Annie S., Mary B., Mattie F., Edward W., Alonzo A., Luther A. and Harriet. In 1876 Mr. Donoho was elected magistrate of Lodgeton district, and has, to the general satisfaction of the people, retained the honorable position to the present time. He is a farmer, owning 121 acres of fine land well improved. He is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and in politics is a Democrat.

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This family biography is one of 114 biographies included in the Fulton County, Kentucky section of the book, 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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