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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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GEORGE F. SIMPSON, M. D., was born in Bowling Green, Ky., October 11, 1859, and is a son of Wm. Chesterfield and Bettie (Scruggs) Simpson, both natives of Warren County. George F. received a liberal education, read medicine and graduated from the medical department of the University of Louisville, and began practice in 1879, the same year that he graduated. He at present holds the position of health officer of the Local Board of Health of Jefferson County. He was married in 1885, to Miss Amanda S. Park, of Elizabethtown, Ky.

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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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