Becket, James
Dr. James Becket was born on the 13th of August, 1871 in Thamesville.  He was delivered by Dr. George A. Tye, who is also featured on the Chatham-Kent Physician Tribute.  Dr. Becket was the son of the Rev. John Beckett and the former Agnes Hall.  His father was a Presbyterian…...
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Bucke, Edward Pardee
Dr. Edward "Pardee" Bucke was born in June of 1875, the 5th of 8 children born to Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and the former Jessie Maria Gurd.  His father was a pioneer in psychology.  Dr. Richard M. Bucke became the Medical Superintendent of the Hamilton Insane Asylum on the 1st…...
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Campbell, Joseph
Dr. Joseph Campbell was born on the 24th of February, 1839 in Perth County, Ontario.  He was the 2nd of 5 children born to John Campbell and the former Jean Scott.  According to the 1851 census, Dr. Campbell and his siblings were living with his mother's brother, William Scott and…...
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Carruthers, Charles Herbert
Dr. Charles Herbert Carruthers was born on the 8th of January, 1895 in Point Edward (Lambton County), Ontario.  He was the eldest child of 5 children born to Herbert James Carruthers and the former Lydia Marion O'Neil.  Mr. Carruthers was an engineer with the Canadian Nation Railway for 53 years.…...
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Davison, Myers
Dr. Myers Davison was born on the 16th of September, 1839 in Newburgh (Addington County), Ontario. He was the eldest of 5 children born to John M. Davison and the former Jane Swanzy.  His parents were farmers and his siblings were; Nancy, Ira, William and John.  After graduating from local…...
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Duncan, James Henry
Dr. James Henry Duncan was born in Warkworth, Northumberland, England on the 8th of June, 1850.   He was the 5th of 9 children born to Reverend James Duncan and the former Annie Jobson.  His father was a United Presbyterian Minister and his siblings were; William Duncan, John Thomas Duncan,…...
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Fraser, Robert Nelson
Dr. Robert Nelson Fraser was born on the 18th of June, 1859 in Westmeath Township, Renfrew County, Ontario.  Dr. Fraser was the youngest of 7 children born to Nelson Fraser and the former Margaret Kelly.  His parents were farmers and his father died just 6 months after his birth.  His…...
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Glenn, Orville James
Dr. Orville James Glenn was born on the 21st of February, 1883 in Adelaide Twp (Middlesex County).  He was the 2nd of 8 children born to George Glenn and the former Margaret McKenzie.  His parents were farmers and his siblings were; Mary, Leonard, Fred, George, Laura, Jemma and Madeline.  (His…...
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Houghton, Charles Leon
Dr. Charles Leon Houghton was born on the 26th of May, 1885 in Oxford County.  His parents, Stephen Houghton and the former Mary Ann Langford were farmers at the time of his birth.  He was the 4th of 8 children.   His siblings were; Fanny, Lucy, Mary, Alice, Edith, Stephen (who…...
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Kelly, William Albert
Dr. William "Albert" Kelly was born on the 26th of June, 1876 in Chatham, Ontario.  He was the 2nd of 3 children born to George W. Kelly and the former Matilda Richardson.  His parents were farmers in Chatham Twp. and his siblings were; Alice Mary Kelly who was born on…...
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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 parents were farmers and his siblings were; Mary Lake, John Harvey Lake, Ira Lake, William Lake, Dennis Lake, Buckley…...
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Lamont, Campbell Thompson
Dr. Campbell Thompson Lamont was born in Middlesex County, Ontario on the 19th of March, 1922.  He was the 2nd of 3 children born to Alexander Lamont and the former Marie Thompson.  (His paternal grandmother's maiden name was Campbell.)  Dr. Lamont had an older sister named Margaret Alexandra Lamont and…...
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Lawley, George Edward Thomas
Dr. George Edward Thomas Lawley was born in 1923 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.  His parents were George Edward Lawley and the former Norah Anne Sherry. Dr. Lawley married Elizabeth Margaret Peacock in 1951 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He graduated from the University of London (England) Medical School in 1953.  After…...
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Marsales, Robert
Dr. Robert Marsales was born in 1831 in Clinton Twp (Lincoln County), Ontario.  He was the 3rd of 4 children born to John Marsales and the former Ethlinda S. Smith.  His parents were farmers and his siblings were; Eli, William and Peter. Dr. Marsales married Emily Lambert in 1851.  According…...
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Mcilwraith, Wyatt Lorn
Dr. Wyatt Lorn McIlwraith was born in Woodstock on the 31st of March 1887.  He was the 2nd of 5 children born to John McIlwraith and the former Jessie Wyatt.  His father was a builder and his siblings were; Hattie McIlwraith (who died at the age of 22), Nora Minerva…...
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Morden, John Richard "Erskine"
Dr. John Richard "Erskine" Morden was born on the 17th of January, 1913 in Ottawa, Ontario.  He was the youngest of 5 children born to Rev. Dorland Noxon Morden and the former Bertha Maria Cooper.  His father was a Presbyterian Minister and his siblings were; Daisy, Beath, Julia and Marian.…...
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Pelton, Harry Austin
Dr. Harry Austin Pelton was born on the 28th of October, 1889 near Burritts Rapids, Oxford Twp, Ontario to Martin Pelton and the former Louise "Almira" Watts.  Burritts Rapids is a small community near Ottawa along the Rideau River.  Dr. Pelton's father's first wife was Mary Louisa Dougherty.  (She died…...
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Pickard, John Everitt
Dr. John Everitt Pickard was born on the 14th of July, 1856 in Howard Township near Thamesville. He was the eldest of 5 children born to Elias Pickard and the former Elizabeth Everett. His parents were farmers and his siblings were; Sarah Ann, David, Margaret and Elias. Dr. Pickard attended…...
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Rannie, John Alexander
Dr. John Alexander Rannie was born in Chatham on the 31st of October, 1873.  His father William Rannie was the tax collector for Chatham and his mother was the former Margaret Atkinson.  He was the eldest of 3 children, his siblings were Catherine and Robert.  Dr. Rannie attended school in…...
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Ruthven, George
Dr. George Ruthven, was born in Clearville, Orford Township in Chatham-Kent in 1836. His parents were Neil Ruthven and the former Sarah Gillies and he was one of 12 children.  Some of his siblings included; Nancy, John, Hugh, James, Archibald, Janet, Colin, Duncan and Mary. Dr. Ruthven graduated M.D. from…...
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Sivewright, James Hay
Dr. James Hay Sivewright was born in Scotland around 1810. There is a record of a sister named Mary and another sister named Elizabeth Sivewright who lived in Boston, Massachusettes. Dr. Sivewright's wife the former Elizabeth "Margaret" Phillips was also born in Scotland in 1817. It is not known when…...
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Sivewright, James Alexander
Dr. James Alexander Sivewright was born around 1853, the son of Dr. James Hay Sivewright and the former Margaret Phillips.  He was known to have 2 sisters named Mary and Elinor.  He had a brother named John Phillips Sivewright, who also became a physician.  His father was practicing medicine in…...
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Soper, Gordon McKay
Dr. Gordon McKay Soper was born in Alvinston, Ontario on the 1st of May, 1907.  He was the only child of Donald Soper and the former Edith "Jessie" Bea MacKay.  According to the 1921 census the Soper family resided at 129 Sackville Street in London and his father's occupation was…...
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Stewart, Samuel
Dr. Samuel Stewart was born on the 30th of September, 1859 in Kilmacrimmon, Donegal, Ireland. He was the third of nine children born to John Stewart and the former Martha Logan.  His parents were farmers and his siblings were; James, John, Mary, Peter, Mathew, Matilda, Margaret and Logan. In 1874…...
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Stewart, Daniel Logan
Dr. Daniel Logan Stewart was born on the 14th of June, 1893 in Thamesville. He was the 3rd of 4 children born to Dr. Samuel Stewart and the former Margaret McFarlane.  His father was a respected family physician who practiced medicine in Wallaceburg prior to moving to Thamesville in 1892.…...
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Swisher, Richard Drake
Dr. Richard Drake Swisher was born around 1830.  His parents were Burgess Swisher and the former Mary Abel.  His father was born in Jerseytown Pennsylvania and his mother was born in Dutch Hill, Pennsylvania.  It is unknown when they immigrated to Canada.  His siblings included; Jacob, Joseph, Sarah, John and…...
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Tye, George Archer
Dr. George Archer Tye was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England on the 12th of July, 1835. He was the second of 5 children born to William Archer Tye and the former Sarah Hawkins.  His parents were farmers and interestingly enough, all 5 children had the same middle name of Archer.…...
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Walker, Ralph Hiram
Dr. Ralph Hiram Walker was born on the 28th of May, 1897 in West Zorra  Twp, Oxford County, north of Ingersoll. His parents James H. Walker and the former Elizabeth Fawcett were farmers and he was their only child.  Dr. Walker's father died June 6th, 1913 from a head injury.…...
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