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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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JAMES H. MILLER, a native of northern Ohio, was born October 19, 1837, and is a son of Samuel and Charity (Pennington) Miller, both natives of Ohio, and of the Quaker religion. James H. Miller was educated at Earlham College, Richmond, Ind., and in 1864 volunteered in the One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Ohio. At the close of the war he returned to Cincinnati, and engaged as a salesman in a wholesale cap business, and was afterward manager of the Western Department of the Holman Liver Pad Company in the East. In 1872 he located in Covington, Kenton Co., Ky., where, in 1885, he was appointed United States gauger. In 1866 he married Miss Rosa Bartlett, daughter of Nathaniel Bartlett. [See sketch of Nathaniel Bartlett]

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This family biography is one of 150 biographies included in the Kenton 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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