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Davey, Peter Nicholas
Dr. Peter Nicholas Davey was born on the 3rd of  December, 1845 near Tyrone, Durham County, Ontario. His parents were Robert Davey and the former Elizabeth Bullock. Both of his parents were raised in Cornwall, England.  His siblings included his older sister Sarah, his twin brother William Richard and a…...
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Davis, John James
Dr. John James Davis was born in Toronto on the 29th of May, 1875.  His parents were Thomas George Davis and and the former Mary Helen Duncan Kirk.  He had an older sister Ella and a younger sister Mary.  His father was an Excise Revenue Collector with the Post Office.…...
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Davison, Greta Isobel (Yeoman)
Dr. Greta Isobel (Yeoman) Davison was born on the 12th of June 1895 in Northallerton, England. Her parents were John Pattison and the former Elizabeth Proctor. She had three younger sisters; Joyce Pattison Yeoman (born in 1897), Kathleen Pattison Yeoman (born in 1900) and Elizabeth Pattison Yeoman (born in 1902…...
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Davison, Myers
Dr. Myers Davison was born on the 16th of September, 1839 in Newburgh, Ontario (Addington County). His parents John Davison and the former Jane Swanson were farmers.  Dr. Davison's siblings included, Nancy, Ira, William and John.  After graduating from local schools, he attended Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He graduated…...
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Dawson, William Clarence
Dr. William Clarence Dawson was born in St. Thomas, Ontario, on the 14th of July, 1939, the only child of James Ernest Dawson and Anna Aletta (Bothwell) Dawson. His childhood was spent in Chatham, then the family moved to Ottawa. While at Fisher Park High School, Dr. Dawson joined the…...
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Decow, Abraham
Dr. Abraham Decow was born in Highgate, Ontario on the 16th of October, 1846.  He was the 10th of 11 children, born to William Squire Decow and the former Sarah McIntyre.  His siblings included Jacob, Catherine, Ezekiel, Nancy, William, John, Hannah, Jane, James and Sarah. Dr. Decow graduated M.D. in…...
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Delany, Martin Robinson
Dr. Martin Robinson Delany was born on the 6th of May, 1812 in Charles Town, West Virginia, U.S.A, the second of 5 children, born to his parents were Samuel Delany and the former Pati Martha Peace. His father was a slave, but his mother was a free person. His grandparents…...
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Derck, William "Peter"
Dr. William "Peter" Derck was born on the 12th of October, 1866.  According to the 1871 census, his parents Daniel Derck and the former Rebecca McMillan lived in Bothwell, Howard Twp, Kent County.  His father was a wagon maker.  By 1881, the Derck family had moved to Harwich Twp. and…...
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Dewey, Chester
Dr. Chester Dewey was born on the 28th of January, 1825 in Genessee Co., New York, U.S.A.  It is believed that he received his M.D. status in the United States before immigrating to Canada. He married Lomila Aubery who was born in Ohio, U.S.A. Their son Byron Chester Dewey was…...
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Dewson, Alfred Kinsey
Dr. Alfred Kinsey Dewson was born on the 26th of July, 1812 in Wolverhampton, England. His father was Lieutenant Jeremiah Wilkes Dewson, a member of the British Army. His mother was the former Elizabeth Kinsey. He was the eldest son of 10 children born to the couple. Dr. Dewson obtained…...
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Donnelly, Edmund Burke
Dr. Edmund Burke Donnelly was born in Ireland in 1819, the son of Patrick Donnelly and the former Maria Catherine Caldwell.  It is unclear if he met and married his wife Anne McGuire in Ireland or in Canada, but it is known that Anne was born in Ireland in 1818.…...
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Dorland, Solomon Mathew
Dr. Solomon Mathew Dorland was born on the 10th of November, 1849 in Prince Edward County, near Picton, Ontario.  He was the 4th of 6 children born to Parson Dorland and the former Ora Mathews.  His siblings were; Edward, Nellie, John, James and Susan and his parents were farmers.  Dr.…...
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Douglas, James M.
Dr. James M. Douglas was born in Aughnacloy, Tyrone, Ireland in 1816.  He studied medicine at the Universities in Edinburgh and Glasgow.  He received his medical licence, M.R.C.S. in Edinburgh in 1841.  Dr. Douglas practiced medicine for 8 years in Glasgow, Scotland, before moving to New York, U.S.A. in about…...
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Douglas, Lennox Herbert
Dr. Lennox Herbert Douglas was born on the 6th of April, 1901 in Haldimand.  His parents were Reverend William H. Douglas  and the former Martha 'Maud' Torrance.  Dr. Douglas had a younger brother named Wesley 'Ryerson' Scott Douglas born in 1904.  In 1911 the Douglas family was living in Eden…...
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Drouillard, Otto Micheal
Dr. Otto Micheal Drouillard was born in McGregor, Ontario on April 16, 1902 to Michel Drouillard and the former Filienne Beneteau. He had 3 brothers, Alphonse, Norman and Ovila and a sister named Loretta.  He was educated in Essex County and graduated from the Hon. J.C. Patterson Collegiate Institute in…...
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Duck, William Benjamin
Dr. William Benjamin Duck was born on the 4th of September, 1857, in Morpeth, Ontario.  His parents were Isaac Duck and Grace Webb.  He had 2 younger sisters, Eliza and Grace.  He also had 2 younger brothers, who died very young.  His father was a blacksmith.  Dr. Duck was educated…...
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Duncan, James Henry
Dr. James Henry Duncan was born in Warkworth, Northumberland, England, to Reverend James Duncan and the former Annie Jobson on the 8th of June, 1850.  According to the 1851 census, Dr. Duncan had 2 older brothers, William and John and 2 older sisters, Mary and Anna.  His father was a…...
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Duncan, Jean Renwick
Dr. Jean Renwick Duncan was born on the 16th of September, 1895 in Chatham.  She was the daughter of Dr. James Henry Duncan and the former Margaret "Maggie" Helen Ferguson.   She was the youngest of 3 children.  Her two brothers, Ferguson James and Edward Ross both died very young.…...
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Dunsheath, Barrie
Dr. Barrie Dunsheath was born on the 26th of September, 1932 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England.  His parents were Charles E. Dunsheath and the former Lillian Pinch.   He has an older brother, Charles and two younger brothers Robert and Edward.  Dr. Dunsheath received education at Oldershaw Grammer School.  His parents…...
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