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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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S. M. HOOPER TYLER, M. D., was born in Jeffersontown, Ky., April 10, 1856, and is a son of William D. and Laura D. (Hooper) Tyler, natives of Kentucky and Virginia. His grandfather Tyler emigrated from Virginia, and was a relative of President John Tyler. The doctor was reared in the city, and was educated in the city schools. He read medicine with Drs. Corrigan and Kelly, and graduated from the Louisville Medical College in 1880, having taken one course, and subsequently from the Kentucky School of Medicine. He was married, in November, 1879, to Miss Sarah A. Wilson, 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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