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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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THOMAS E. DODGE was born October 1, 1849, in Clinton, Hickman County. He is a son of I. R. and M. F. (Sublett) Dodge. The father was born in Connecticut, and reared in Long Island, N. Y. He came to Clinton in 1830, and here he remained until his death, which occurred in 1865, at the age of fifty-five years. The mother was born in Westport, Ky., and died in Clinton, in 1867, aged fifty years. At the age of twenty, Mr. Dodge entered a store as clerk and since that time has been engaged in merchandising.

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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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