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Below is a family biography from the book, History of Kentucky, Edition 7 by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Company in 1887.  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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WILLIAM B. WARNOCK, a native of Owen County, Ky., was born November 9, 1839, and is a son of Carlyle and Mary (Glass) Warnock, the latter a daughter of George Glass, of Owen County. Carlyle Warnock, a native of Greenup County, Ky., settled in Scott County, when a young man, and is the father of five children, all living. He still resides in Scott County, at the age of seventy years. William B. Warnock was brought up in Scott County, is a farmer and fine stockraiser, and also a hotel keeper. In 1861 he married Miss Mary E. Penn, who died in August, 1876, and Mr. Warnock then married Mary E. Whitten. In politics Mr. Warnock is a Democrat.

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This family biography is one of 55 biographies included in the Owen County, Kentucky section of the book, The History of Kentucky, Edition 7 published in 1887 by F. A. Battey Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: History of Kentucky, Edition 7

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