A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities, Volume 3

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1912 - Kentucky

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Excellent Source data for Genealogical research on the early settlers of the Kentucky territory. I would recommend as a must read if you have family that descended from Kentucky.


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