Samuel Galbrieth IRWIN, MD
Source: Montgomery Medicine Men &
Women pre 1900 (by: Karen Bazzani Zach)
Samuel G. Irwin was born in Pennsylvania about 1825 and died at
Danville, Illinois in 1907. In 1863, he graduated from Rush Medical
College and held degrees from Indiana Medical College, Miami Medical
College and Louisville Medical College. After his graduation in
1863, he came to Walnut Township (Mace) where he remained until
the early 80's when he went to Crawfordsville. He did a large and
extensive practice there for many years. He was a large man, tall
and with military bearing. He always wore a cape and high hat. With
his heavy head of white hair and beard, he made an impressive figure.
He and his wife Mary had at least six children, and he helped several
medical students, as well.
Source: 1878 Montgomery County, Indiana
Atlas p 54
IRWIN, Samuel Galbrieth MD; PO Crawfordsville; Physician son of
John and Dorcas Galbrieth-Irwin; was b. in Phillipsburg, Beaver
Co Pa June 16, 1825. Settled in this township May 13, 1863. Marr.
Mary Isbell HENRY at Prince William, Carroll Co In Jan 10, 1856.
Children; Orfila Colfax; Mary Catherine; Nancy Ellen; Samuel Allen
(deceased); Robley D; John Henry; Myrta Rosella. Dr. I. grad. at
Rush Medical College; Chicago during the winter of 1862.
Created: 6 November 2010 - kz
Sameul S. (G.) Erwin, MD Irwin, Samuel S. (G.) Place of Birth:
Pa Date of Birth: 1826 Schools attended: Rush Med College / Cincinnati
Col Med & Surg / Miami / College of Phys and Surgs, Ind / Ind Med
Col Year Medical Grad or Attendance: 1863 / 1865 / 1866 / 1876 /
1877 County: Clinton / Montgomery (Crawfordsville) Med. Reg./Exam.:
7.23.97 Sources: 1860c $2500 / $500 / P1886 / Physicians Directory
of Kentucky and Indiana 1893 / Indiana State Board of Health 1882,
1884, 1890 Record# 11060 in database 19th Indiana Century Physicians