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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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DANIEL S. GREEN, Hickman County, was born in Point Pleasant, Mo., October 11, 1851, and is a son of Thornton and Matilda A (Stewart) Green, natives of Kentucky, and of Scotch descent Thornton Green received his early education in Hickman County, Ky., where he was also married. When a young man, he learned the harness-maker’s trade at Columbus, and followed the same at that place until the beginning of the late civil war, with the exception of four years when he resided in Point Pleasant and New Madrid, Mo. During the war he was engaged in farming near the city. In 1865 he moved to Owen County, Ky., where he farmed until 1870,when he removed to Carroll County, Ky., where he still resides and is engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was for several years a member of the city council of Columbus. Daniel S. Green was employed on his father’s farm until he was twenty-one years old, after which he was engaged in farming and the saw-mill business for two years. In 1874 he was employed as a salesman in the grocery store of W. A Gest, at Columbus, and is still so employed. During all these years, however, he has been engaged in agricultural pursuits in connection with his business in town. He was married October 18, 1882, to Miss Minnie Todd, a native of Louisiana, Mo. Mr. Green is a member of the K. of H. He is one of the enterprising and rising young business men of the city and county.

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This family biography is one of 142 biographies included in the Hickman 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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