The Ewing Genealogy with Cognate Branches; A Survey of the Ewings and Their Kin in America

The Ewing Genealogy with Cognate Branches; A Survey of the Ewings and Their Kin in America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...buried beside her husband in St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, Thibodaux, Louisiana. The tombstone inscription to her is a fitting memorial: "Her life 'Pure in its purpose and strong in its strife.'" The cottage remains in the family, being the summer home of her son, Presley Kittredge Ewing (q. v.). CHAPTER XVII. THE KITTREDGE TREE: PATERNAL LINEAGE OF ELIZA JOSEPHINE KITTREDGE, WIFE OF DR. FAYETTE CLAY EWING. The Kittredge family is noted for its numerous and distinguished physicians and surgeons, extending back through each generation, and particularly is this true of the family in the New England States. In James Thacher's 4'Medical Biography and Memoirs of Eminent Physicians Who Have Flourished in America" (published in Boston in 1823), referring to Thomas Kittredge, M. D., M. M. S. S., as "a distinguished practitioner of surgery and medicine throughout the State of Massachusetts," it is said: "The family of which he was a member has become so distinguished for surgical skill in New England, that in many places the name alone is a passport to practice, and the number of practitioners of the name is very considerable." Doctor Oliver Wendell Holmes' portrayal of Dr. Kittredge, in "Elsie Venner," as the leading and gifted physician in the town in which he lived, was the recognition from a high source of the name as appropriate for one illustrating the ideals of the noble profession. The achievements of the Kittredges, however, have not been confined to medicine and surgery, but many of the family have become distinguished in other pursuits, among whom we mention a few, all descended from John Kittredge, the English emigrant who shared in the founding of Billerica, Massachusetts. Abbott E....
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986415
  • 9781236986412