Memorial Record of Licking County, Ohio; Containing Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the Country, Together with Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States

Memorial Record of Licking County, Ohio; Containing Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the Country, Together with Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...October 17, 1837; Abigail M., September 27, 1839, and the subject of this sketch, who is the eldest of the family. He came to Ohio when a boy, driving the team all the way to this state. Remaining with his parents until the fall of L838, he then went on foot to Springfield, Ohio, hoping to gain a better education in that place. After attending school for nine months, he returned to Pagetown and taught in one of the log schoolhouses of the neighborho'od, receiving a salary of $14 per month. Meantime he read such medical books as he could obtain. When the school closed, the young teacher bought a horse in the fall of 1841, put up some medicine and began the practice of the medical profession. in which from the first he met with good success. July 20, 1842, he married Martha Ann Curtis, and then settled at Nelsonville, Athens County. The canal was just being completed, and several hundred workmen were employed in its construction and in the coal mines. For a time he lived in a small building, which answered the double purpose of dwelling and oflice. In 1843 he rented a better house, and later bought property. He was very successful there, having a large and profitable practice. From Athens Dr. Stimson removed about 1846, on account of ill health, to Granville, where for two years he was a partner of Dr. Austin, meantime regaining his health. From that place he removed to Alexandria, where he purchased property and has since engaged in practice. He began the practice of the profession in boyhood, when he frequently attended patients for his father, and has been a successful practitioner for more than_ fifty years. Mrs. Stimson died January 27, 1850, leaving four children. Harriet, who was born April 24, 1843, married Dr. Evan Williams, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236772490
  • 9781236772497