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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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J. L. ESCHMANN is a native of Prussia, and was born July 22, 1830. He came to the United States in 1849, and located in Cincinnati, O. In 1856 he came to Louisville, and formed a copartnership for the manufacture of furniture with Henry Grevy and William Buhrlage, under the firm name of Grevy, Buhrlage & Co.; in 1876 it changed to Eschmann, Buhrlage & Co., and in 1880 was merged into a stock company — the Kentucky Furniture Company — with Mr. Eschmann as president. He was married in Cincinnati, in 1855, to Miss Louisa Roader, a native of Cincinnati. They have four living children, viz.: Henry J., Juliet B., Mattie B. and Emma F. Mr. Eschmann is an energetic and enterprising citizen, and takes an active interest in the welfare and prosperity of his adopted city.

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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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