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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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J. M. CLARKSON was born in Boone County, Ky., in 1828, and is a son of A. E. and Mary E. (Trabue) Clarkson, natives, respectively, of Bourbon and Woodford Counties, Ky. The paternal grandfather of our subject was Julius Clarkson, who was a farmer, as was also A. E. Clarkson. J. M. Clarkson was educated at the common schools, and in 1850 engaged in the stove and tinware business in Covington, Ky. In 1866 he married Mildred M. Hume, of Grant County, daughter of Col. Joel B. Hume and Mary K. (Hobdy) Hume, of Pendleton County. One child has blessed their union — Mary May. Mr. Clarkson is a member of the I. O. O. F., No. 24, of Covington, and is a Democrat in politics.

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This family biography is one of 27 biographies included in the Pendleton 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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