Button, James Robert
Dr. James Robert Button was born on the 27th of August, 1926 in Florence, Ontario. He was the youngest son of the Reverend John Button and the former Ida Marshall.  His siblings included Helen, Thelma, Harvey, Ida May, Ross and Doris. Dr. Button attended elementary school in Fordwich, Huron County,…...
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Button, John Richard
Dr. John Richard Button was born in London, Ontario on September 19th, 1951. His parents were Dr. James Button and the former Nancy Milne. He was the eldest of 5 children. He has 3 brothers Jim, Tom, Doug and one sister Jane. Dr. Button attended Ridgetown Public School and Ridgetown…...
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Clark, Richard Allan
Dr. Richard Allan Clark was born in November of 1848 in Trafalgar Township.  He was the second child born to Joseph Clark and the former Eleanor Shane who were farmers.  His siblings included Hannah, Lucy, Arthur, Adam and Isabella.  According to the 1871 census, Dr. Clark was 22 and living…...
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Fraser, John Martin
Dr. John Martin Fraser was born on the 12th of August, 1836 in Westminster Twp, Middlesex County, Ontario. He was the 4th of 11 children born to Donald Fraser and the former Jane Martin. His siblings were; Samuel, William, James, Robert, James, Mary, Ely, Donald, David and Martin. His parents…...
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Gillis, Edgar Daniel
Dr. Edgar Daniel Gillis was born on August 28th 1881 in Aldborough Twp, Elgin County, Ontario. His parents were Neil D. Gillis and the former Barbara Crawford.  He had a sister named Maggie who was born on the 22nd of December, 1883.  Dr. Gillis was not quite 4 years old,…...
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Graham, Alexander
Dr. Alexander Graham was born on the 17th of May, 1931, the second of two children born to George Sharp Graham and the former Elizabeth Greer Thompson. He attended school at Vale of Leven Academy in Scotland. After he became a physiotherapist, he emigrated to Canada in 1953 and worked…...
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Groves, William Abraham
Dr. William Abraham Groves was born in Fergus, Ontario on the 21st of March, 1877. His parents were Dr. Abraham Groves and the former Jane "Jeannie" Gibbon. His father had been born in Ireland and he was a family physician in Elora, Ontario. Dr. William Groves had one sister, Laura…...
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Ingram, Robert
Dr. Robert Ingram was born on the 20th of December, 1877 in Howard Twp, (Kent County).  He was the 6th of 8 children born to Matthew Ingram and the former Ellen Anderson.  At the time of his birth, his father farmed at Lot 3, Concession 9.  His siblings included William, Maud, Herbert,…...
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Lake, Walter Edward
Dr. Walter Edward Lake was born on the 29th of September, 1882 in Ridgetown.   His parents were Dr. Charles Bailey Lake and the former Sarah Laura Dodge. He was the youngest of 4 sons. His siblings were; Harry William Lake born in 1871, Charles Buckley Lake born in 1872…...
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Lake, Charles Bailey
Dr. Charles Bailey Lake was born on November 5th, 1842 in Frontenac County, Ontario. He was the 5th of 8 children born to William Lake and the former Lucinda Stafford. His siblings were; Mary, John, Ira, William, Dennis, Buckley and Harriett.  His parents were farmers.  Dr. Lake was educated in…...
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MacFarlane, Matthew Thomas
Dr. Matthew Thomas MacFarlane was born on the 6th of April, 1869 in Pontiac County, Quebec.  He was the son of Matthew MacFarlane and the former Martha Craig.  He had an older brother James and 2 younger brothers, William and Harold.  The youngest brother, Harold was born in Ridgetown, Ontario…...
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Malloy, Lawrence
Dr. Lawrence 'Lou' Malloy was born on the 27th of September, 1925 in Kingsville, Ontario, to Joch Malloy and the former Mary Ellen O'Brien.  He was a pupil at Kingsville Public School, and Kingsville High School. During World War II, Dr. Malloy served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as…...
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Marr, Francis Button
Dr. Francis Button Marr was born on the 4th of April, 1841 in Markham, Ontario. His parents Jacob Marr and the former Anna Button were farmers. He was the 4th of 5 children. His siblings were John Billings Marr (1829), Phebe Ann Marr (1834), Edwy Marr (1838) and Artemesia Marr…...
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Marr, Delaski
Dr. Delaski Marr was born in Almonte, Michigan on the 21st of April, 1871. His parents were Dr. Francis Button Marr and the former Mary Ann Smith. The Marr family moved to Ridgetown, Ontario when he was a year old. He was the eldest of 3 boys. His siblings, Ralph…...
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McAlister, Hector Clive
Dr. Hector "Clive" McAlister was born on the 6th of May, 1895 in Brownsville, (Oxford County) Ontario.  His father Rev. William George Hector McAlister was a Methodist Minister, as was his grandfather.  His mother the former Charlotte Plewis was the daughter of a wealthy miller, David Plewes.  She grew up…...
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McCallum, Thomas Arthur
Dr. Thomas "Arthur" McCallum was born on the 5th of August, 1903, near Rodney, Ontario (Elgin County).  He was the son of Thomas McCallum and the former Isabell King.  His parents were farmers.  Dr. McCallum had an older brother named Stewart and a younger brother named Wilber.  Dr. McCallum attended…...
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McDiarmid, James Stott
Dr. James Stott McDiarmid was born on the 22nd of January, 1879 in Highgate.  His parents were Hugh McDiarmid and the former Kate Mitton and he had a younger sister named Jean.  Dr. McDiarmid's father Hugh, was a school teacher.  His family moved to Ingersoll, Ontario where Dr. McDiarmid attended…...
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McLaughlin, Miar J.
Dr. Miar J. McLaughlin was born in March of 1840 near Fingal (Elgin County).  His parents were Thomas McLaughlin and the former Lydia Pettit were farmers.  Dr. McLaughlin was the 8th of 10 children.  His siblings were John, Thomas, Nancy, William Michael Lawrence, James, Daniel and Mary .  His brothers James…...
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McLaughlin, James
Dr. James McLaughlin was born in 1835 on a farm near Fingal (Elgin County) Ontario.  His parents were Thomas McLaughlin and the former Lydia Pettit.  Dr. McLaughlin was the 7th of 10 children.  His siblings were John, Thomas Jr., Nancy, William, Michael, Lawrence, Miar, Daniel and Mary.  His brother Lawrence…...
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Orr, Wilbert Harold
Dr. Wilbert "Harold" Orr, was born on December 28, 1912. Dr. Orr was born at R.R. #8 Watford, Ontario to James "Chester"Orr and the former Frances Ada Brown. His parents were farmers.  He was the youngest of 3 sons. His brothers were Chester Lloyd Orr and Frederick James Orr.  He…...
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Proudfoot, Hart M.
Dr. Hart M. Proudfoot was born in Scotland on July 3rd, 1828.  His father was the Rev. William Proudfoot and his mother was the former Isobel Aitcheson.  Dr. Proudfoot had 10 siblings, including Mary, Alexander, Elizabeth, John, William, Robert, James, Janet, Isobella and Emily.  In 1832, Rev. and Mrs. Proudfoot…...
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Robertson, Peter Bayne
Dr. Peter Bayne Robertson was born in Howard Township on the 24th of February, 1864.  He was the 3rd of 6 children born to John Robertson and the former Eliza McCallum.  His siblings included, John, Angus, Mary, Susan and Maggie.  His father was born in Scotland and his mother was…...
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Schlenker, Thomas W.
Dr. Thomas William Schlenker was born on the 27th of September, 1867 near Bothwell Ontario. His parents were Thomas Schlenker and the former Caroline Wing. He had an older sister Rosina, a younger sister Lillian Augusta and a younger brother Frank. There were 3 other children Agatha, Emma and George…...
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Smith, Jacob
Dr. Jacob Smith was born in Beamsville, Ontario on the 2nd of January, 1831.  His family moved to Kent County in 1844. For a few years he was a school teacher, before attending The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. He graduated in 1856. He also graduated from the Philadelphia…...
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Smith, Anson Andrew
Dr. Anson Andrew Smith was born on the 27th of April, 1863 in Howard Twp.   He was the 3rd of 5 children born to Dr. Jacob Smith and Elizabeth "Ann" Smith (her maiden name was Smith).  His siblings included Mary Elizabeth, Emma, Israel and Herbert David. Dr. Smith was educated…...
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Stalker, John
Dr. John Stalker was born on the 14th of February, 1850 in Kintyre, Scotland. His parents were Duncan Stalker and the former Flora Stewart.  A young Dr. Stalker emigrated to Canada with his parents after his birth but prior to 1854.  The family settled in Aldborough Twp, Elgin County, where…...
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Stevenson, Alexander Johnson
Dr. Alexander Johnson Stevenson was born on the 4th of January 1865 in Brockville, Ontario.  His father Rev. Robert Stevenson, was born in Scotland where he was a Presbyterian Minister.  His mother the former Mary MacKay, was born in England.  His parents had immigrated to Canada in 1855.  Dr. Stevenson…...
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Walker, Thomas Willoughby
Dr. Thomas Willoughby Walker was born on the 4th of December, 1877, the son of Rev. Robert Walker and the former Annie Elizabeth Hathaway.  He was born in Bethany, Ontario where his father was a Methodist minister.  Dr. Walker had 2 older sisters, Ida and Harriett and a younger sister…...
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Wallen, James Smith
Dr. James Smith Wallen was born in August 1809 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was the only son of Major Edward Pinnock Wallen and the former Eliza Archangel Mill.  Her father commanded Fort Detroit after it was captured by the British.  When Dr. Wallen was 5 years old, he and his…...
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Young, Robert Clinton
Dr. Robert Clinton Young was born in Barton Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario on the 29th of July, 1850. He was the 3rd of 7 children born to Alexander Young and the former Hannah Kirkendall.  His siblings were; James, George, Harriett, Alex, Peter and Miles and his parents were farmers.  His…...
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Young, Sylvester Nash
Dr. Sylvester Nash Young was born on the 1st of July, 1854 in Ridgetown, Ontario. His father Russell Young, was born in the United States and his mother, the former Fannie Fatima Nash was born in Ontario. His parents were farmers and they had 5 children; Dorinda, Harriett, Mary Jane,…...
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