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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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HENRY C. MILLER, M. D., coroner of Jefferson County, was born September 9, 1842, and is a son of John and Mary S. (Seaton) Miller, natives of Jefferson County. He was educated in Louisville, and after completing his studies read medicine under Dr. John Hardin, and graduated from the old Kentucky School of Medicine in February, 1862; was resident graduate one year of the City Hospital. In 1864-65, he became assistant surgeon in the Forty-ninth Kentucky Infantry, remaining in that capacity about six months, when he was promoted to surgeon. When the war was over he began practice in Louisville. In 1878 he was elected coroner of Louisville and Jefferson County, which position he has since held by successive elections. In 1877 he was married to Miss Clara Means, a daughter of Presley Means, an old and well known citizen of Louisville. There has been born to him one child — Pearl S.

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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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