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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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AARON MOORE is a native of Pendleton County, Ky., and was born September 17, 1842. He is the son of John F. and Nancy (Smith) Moore, the former a prominent minister of the Methodist Church for many years; the mother was the daughter of Amos Smith before marriage. John F. Moore was the father of sixteen children. Aaron Moore, the second child of John F. Moore, was brought up in a country home. When the war broke out in 1861 he chose the Union side of the matter, and enlisted in Company B, Fifty-ninth Ohio Infantry, and participated in many of the hard-fought battles of the war, among them Shiloh, Stone River, Chickamauga, Rocky Face Ridge, Perryville, etc. He was married to Miss Annie Hockersmith, a daughter of Judiah Hockersmith. Aaron Moore removed to and is now living in Bullitt County, Ky. He is also a minister of the Methodist Church.

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