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Below is a family biography from the book, History of Kentucky, Edition 8a by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Company in 1888.  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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JUDGE ALEXANDER POPE HUMPHREY, a son of Rev. Edward P. Humphrey, was born in Louisville, January 26, 1848. He was liberally educated, and graduated from Centre College, Danville, in 1866. He studied law, taking his course in the University of Virginia, from which he graduated in 1868, and commenced practice the next year. He was for a short time chancellor of the Louisville Chancery Court. At present he is a member of the firm of Brown, Humphrey & Davie, one of the ablest law firms of the city. He was married in 1879 to Miss Mary Moss Churchill, of Louisville.

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This family biography is one of 195 biographies included in the Jefferson County, Kentucky section of the book, The History of Kentucky, Edition 8a published in 1888 by F. A. Battey Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: History of Kentucky, Edition 8a

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