My Genealogy Hound

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.

* * * *

JOHN S. MORGAN, a highly respected farmer of Jefferson County, is a native of the county, was born May 22, 1857, and is a son of Elias G. Morgan who born in the same county, and was married to Miss Mary Ann Kendall in September, 1834. He held several positions of trust, was elected to the office of Justice of the Peace, and for twenty years was county assessor. He died September 5, 1887. John S. Morgan resides near Deposit. He was married to Miss Mary A. Harrison, a daughter of John Harrison, who was born August 4, 1809, in Shelby County, Ky. To Mr. and Mrs. Morgan have been born four children: Albert, born September 17, 1879; Bessie B., born July 29, 1881, and died November 10, 1881; Lola Adala, born September 17, 1883, and Myrtle, born May 25, 1886.

* * * *

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

View additional Jefferson County, Kentucky family biographies here: Jefferson County, Kentucky Biographies

Use the links at the top right of this page to search or browse thousands of other family biographies.