Martin County, Indiana
Early Doctors

This material is from the July 1997 issue of "Footprints of Martin County, Indiana" published by the Martin County Genealogical Society. Some of these names have been linked to a short biography.

Loogootee Doctors:License   Name               Age   Born1897     M.M. Dooley         39    St. John's Newfoundland1897     J.C. Trueblood      46    Lawrence Co. IN1897     A.W. Porter         62    Carroll Co. IN1898     Mark H. Ragsdale    62    Daviess Co. IN1900     Harry Leslie Myer   21    Louisville, KY1901     Thos. N. Braxton    24    Paoli, IN1902     Walter C. Sherwood        Bryantsville,                                    Lawrence Co. IN1904     John Wm. Strange          Wayne Co. IN1904     Frank M. Baker      28    Bramble, IN1906     Geo. Washington     28    Martin Co. IN         Boner                     Grad of Hospital College of                                   Medicine, Louisville, KY1906     Richard Anderson    26    Knox Co. IN                                   Grad of Univ of St. Louis                                   in St. Louis, MO1910     Morton M. McCord    28    Daviess Co. IN1913     Joseph F. Michaels  1926     Francis X. McDonald 30    Witchita, KS                                   Grad St. Louis School of Med.1926     Andrew J. Lane      1928     Bernard J. Mathews  29    Daviess Co. IN                                   Grad Univ of St. Louis                                   Medical College1937     Martin B. Strange                                   Grad IN School of Medicine1947     James H. Richman    26    McCracken Co. KY                                   Grad Louisville School of Med1947     Rob't Earl Chattin  28    Washington, IN                                   Grad I.U. School of Med.1953     Hugh Francis Gootee 30    Loogootee, IN                                   Grad U of Loyola, Chicago, ILNo Date Given For:         John Breen         Stephen H. Brittain         John L. Campbell         W.S. Evans         S.D. McPherson         E.H. Oppelt         H.S. Parmenter         G.M. Robinson         J.S. Trueblood
Shoals Doctors:
1894     I. Nutt Plummer     60    Londonary, NH1897     Henry W. Shirley    55    Orange Co. IN1897     Ed E. Long          28    Washington, IN1897     Geo. M. Freemen     30    Martin Co. IN1898     Wm. Henry Meyer     28    Haysville, IN1913     Solomon Dowell      59    Washington Co. IN1941     Karl Gaither Helms  36    Daviess Co. IN1947     Rob't Maschmeyer    32    Ind'pls, IN                                   Grad I.U. School of Med.1955     Donald Beemblossom  35    Washington, Iowa                                   Grad Kirksville College of                                   Osteopathy and Surgery
No Date Given For:         Karl Helm         Charles E. Hope         Walter Sherwood         George W. Shirey         William Z. Smith         Charles E. Stone         G.W. Walls         Charles Yenne
Trinity Springs Doctors:
1897     Tirey C. Dollens    54    Harrison Co. OH
No Date Given For:         George F. Mallotte
Short Doctors:
1897     Benjamin C. Wright  34    Valeene, IN
Dover Hill Doctors:
1897     Jasper N. Sims      44    Martin Co. IN1903     Luther M. Hamilton        Owensburg, IN1905     Thomas A. Hays            Loogootee, IN1941     Cleo Leo Vogele                                          Grad Rush Medical College1944     Mervin H. Little    35    Hebron, CT                                   Grad Harvard Med. SchoolNo Date Given For:         W. F. Delameter         Columbus Hixson
Yenne Doctors:
1897     John H. Seneff      43    Tuscarawas Co. OH
Proctor Doctors:
1897     James D. Fife       24    Charlottesville, VA
Windom Doctors:
1904     Charles E. Stone    25    Shoals, IN
Indian Springs Doctors:
1905     John S. Gilkison    30    Martin Co. IN
No Date Given For:         B.C. Wright
Crane Doctors:
1946    Horace Norton       33     Pike Co. IN                                   Grad I.U. Med. School1949    John R. Frommer     27     Lafayette, IN                                   Grad U of MN Med. School
No Place Given:
1897    Ephraim W. Hammon   56     Darke Co OH1897    S.H. Brittian       61     Salem, IN1897    Geo. M. Robinson    50     Tuscarawas Co. OH1904    Harlan M. Shirey                                            Jefferson Med Coll.                                   Philadelphia, PA1907    James H. Hoag              Bartholemew Co. IN1908    Curtis C. Hamilton  24     Martin Co. IN                                   Grad Eclectic Med Institute                                   Cincinnati, OH1927    Wm. J. Crozier      66     Randolph Co. IL1930    Perry Warren Cheek         Grad Central St. Chiropractic                                   College1930    Clyde Avery         45     Shelby Co. IN                                   Nat'l Chiropractic School                                   Chicago, IL1961    Michael R. Dooley                                      Grad I.U. School of Med.
The following list of early physicians comes from Harry Q. Holt's History of Martin County:
Lyman G. AustinLewis J. BakerG.G. BarlowG.C. BeaverJ.S. BlackburnD. BridewellLindsey CarrM.J. ClementsR.N. ComstockSteve CulmerMoses N. ElrodJ.H. FawcettWilliam C. FosterH.S. GaitherG.C. MitchellCharles H. MurrayW.T. NoblettP.T. OliphantLaban PalmerH.F. PalmerEzekiel PorterHenry SponslerJames K. WalkerN.W. WilliamD. Younger
Burns City Doctors:
T. A. HaysJohn McDonaldObidiah McNabbThomas Ranken W.J. Thomas
Cale City Doctors:
John W. Pahymeyer
Hindostan Doctors:
James Porter
Lost River Doctors:
D.C. BrownFrank CourtneyG.M. DowdCharles HallW.A. LineLee McAdamsRodney PlummerJohn H. SeneffJohn W. WayT.P. Young
Natchez Doctors:
Wick Smith
Rutherford Doctors:
H.B. BlagravesWilliam L. GilkisonWilliam GrayJ.M. Scott
Willow Valley Doctors:
James D. Fife

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