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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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PHILIP HOLLENBACH was born in Germany, December 4, 1851, and came to the United States in 1869, when eighteen years of age. He located in New York City, where he found employment as a clerk. In 1870 he went to Alabama, where he engaged in horticulture, making a specialty of grape culture, in which he was successful, and the following year he removed to Louisville. In December, 1877, he commenced the wholesale wine and liquor business, handling principally native and imported wines. He took charge of the Glencoe Distillery in 1882, and has been conducting it ever since. His trade is large, and comprises extensive sales in California, Colorado, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Texas, etc. He was married in 1874 to Miss Carrie Schaich, of Germany. They have three children: Carrie, Louis and Philip.

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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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