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Medical Doctors in Lennox and Addington

This is not an exhaustive list of all the family doctors who at some time practised in this county, but it is a beginning. The Lennox and Addington Historical Society would like to thank all the many volunteers who have worked on this list but in particular Charles Gordon, who made a major contribution.

Adams, Joseph (1867-1942)
Practised Denbigh.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1901
Last reference to practice found: 1942
Buried ?

Aishton, Thomas (c1800-1877)
Born at Plymouth, England. Practised Bath.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1857
Last reference to practice found: 1871.
Died December 4, 1877, at Bath.
Buried ?

Allen, James S. (1795-1870)
Practised Napanee, then Marlbank.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1827
Last reference to practice found: 1870
Buried ?

Allen, James Ross
Said to have begun medical career in Napanee. Moved to Olean, N.Y.
Earliest reference to practice found:
Last reference to practice found: 1896
Buried ?

Allen, Joseph (1847-1881)
Practised Adolphustown.
Earliest reference to practice found: Abt. 1870
Last reference to practice found: 1881
Buried St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery, Adolphustown

Ash, Ephraim (c1795-c1873)
Graduate of Uttica Collge, New York. Came to Canada from New York State in 1849.
A distant relative of the pioneer preacher, Darius Dunham, who was also a doctor.
Said to have practised in Ernesttown township.
On 1871 census, Newburgh, retired, age 76.
Buried ?

Ash, John Rice (c1815-1879)
Son of Ephraim Ash. Practised Centreville.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1857
Last reference to practice found: 1878
Buried ?

Aylsworth, Archibald King (1838-1886)
Practised Tamworth, then Newburgh.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found: 1882
Buried ?

Aylsworth, Isaac Brock (1812-1887)
Practised Bath and Newburgh.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1835
Last reference to practice found: 1843
Buried ?

Baker, George
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1820
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Beeman, Milton Ira (1852-1914)
Practised Centreville, then Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1875
Last reference to practice found: 1914
Buried Old Newburgh Cemetery

Beeman, Thomas Wm. (1859-1920)
Practised Centreville, then moved to Perth, Ontario.
Earliest reference to practice found: [1875]
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Perth, Ontario

Bicknell, Nathan J. (1823-1899)
Practised Camden East.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1851
Last reference to practice found: 1878
Buried St. Luke's (Anglican), Camden East

Bissonette, ? (c1857-1922)
Practised Napanee, then moved to Stirling.
Earliest reference to practice found: [1875]
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Booth, Donald Bethune ( -1896)
Practised Odessa.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1871
Last reference to practice found: 1895
Buried ?

Bristol, Amos Samuel (1821-1887)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1850
Last reference to practice found: 1887
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Brown, Marshall Jacob (1833-1915)
Born Kingston township (Cataraqui) son of J.W. Brown.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: (Napanee) 1880
Last reference to practice found: (Napanee) 1881
Buried ? (died in Kingston)

Campbell, J.P.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1912
Last reference to practice found: 1916
Buried ?

Cannon, James
Practised Yarker
Earliest reference to practice found: 1869
Last reference to practice found: 1879
Buried ?

Carey, Francis Vize (1814-1865)
Born in Ireland, Doctor Carey trained as a surgeon in the Royal Navy.
Practised Amherst Island, Newburgh, Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1851
Last reference to practice found: 1864
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Carscallan, Allan B. (1848-1913)
Practised Enterprise
Earliest reference to practice found: 1875
Last reference to practice found: 1910
Buried Centreville, United Church Cemetery.

Chamberlain, Jacob B. (1769-1847)
Practised Fredericksburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1792
Last reference to practice found: 1841
Buried St. Mary Magdalene's Cemetery, Napanee. (The Old Churchyard.)

Chamberlain, Thomas (c1810-1872)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1837
Last reference to practice found: 1871
Thomas Chamberlain, "surgeon" died of tuberculosis and diabetes 14 September, 1872. He was 62 years old.
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Clare, Joseph
Practised Napanee, Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1855 at Napanee (James Grange collecting his debts)
Last reference to practice found: 1858
Buried ?

Clark, C.P.
Practised Tamworth
Earliest reference to practice found: 1893
Last reference to practice found: 1897
Buried ?

Clark, Robert B.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: May, 1873 (death of infant daughter)
Last reference to practice found: 1882
Buried ?

Claxton, William
Office, Verona. Made calls to Tamworth, Enterprise.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1889
Last reference to practice found: 1897
Buried ?

Cole, Henry
Practised Conway
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Cook, H.L.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1871
Last reference to practice found: 1905
Buried ?

Cowan, George Hoyle (1848-1929)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1882
Last reference to practice found: 1918
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Demorest, Clara (1863-1912)
Practised Napanee, then Calgary.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1890
Last reference to practice found: 1897, 1905
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Dorland, Enoch (1824-1855)
Practised Adolphustown, then Belleville
Earliest reference to practice found: [1850]
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Adolphustown United Church Cemetery, at Dorland.

Dorland, James (1852-1916)
Practised Adolphustown (& Milwaukee)
Earliest reference to practice found: 1875
Last reference to practice found: 1916
Buried St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery, Adolphustown

Dorland, P.V. (c1829-1895)
Practised Adolphustown, then Belleville
Earliest reference to practice found: [circa 1855]
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Adolphustown United Church Cemetery, at Dorland

Duff, D. Hew Ramsay (1857-1916)
Practised Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1884
Last reference to practice found: 1897
Buried ?

Dunham, Darius, Rev. (1762-1825)
One of the most famous preachers of the frontier. His contemporaries said that he was educated as a medical doctor before his conversion to Methodism, but exactly where he was educated is unknown.
Local tradition is that he was available to his neighbours for medical care, although he ceased to be in a formal medical practice once he took on missionary work. Settled amongst the Loyalists of Fredericksburgh township before 1808.
Last reference to practice: "Dr. Darius Dunham is elected V.P. Bible Society." Kingston Chronicle, April 7, 1820
Buried at Switzerville.

Dunham, George
Possibly son of Darius Dunham.
Practised Fredericksburgh, Kingston, and in Johnstown District.
Earliest reference to practice: "Dr. George Dunham has obtained a licence to practice medicine." Kingston Chronicle and Gazette, 27 July, 1833
Last reference to practice found: ?
Buried ?

Dupuis, Thomas (1833- )
Practised Portland, then Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found: 1871
Buried ?

Earle, Allan B.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1916
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Edwards, George Washington (1825-1913)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1867
Last reference to practice found: 1889
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Edwards, William
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1889
Last reference to practice found: 1893
Buried ?

Farrell, A.R.
Practised Tweed and Kaladar township.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1913
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Forward, Lester H.
Practised Bath.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1816 (marriage to Joanna Fairfield0
Last reference to practice found: 1828 (death of wife)
Buried ?

Fraleigh, W.S.
Practised Selby, Enterprise, Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1869
Last reference to practice found: 1877 By 1879, in Gananoque.
Buried ?

French, W.W.
Practised Napanee (briefly)
Earliest reference to practice found: 1871
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Galbraith, Thomas M. (1880-1952)
Practised Yarker, then Napanee beginning 1918
Earliest reference to practice found: 1918
Last reference to practice found: 1952
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Geddes, Wm. J. (1873-1926)
Practised Kaladar
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Deseronto Town Cemetery.

Gibson, James
Practised Centreville
Earliest reference to practice found: 1896
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Gonsolus, ?
Practised
Earliest reference to practice found: Detroit, 1891
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Grange, James (1824-1906?)
Practised Napanee. Graduate of Victoria University.
Earliest reference to practice found: 1861
Last reference to practice found: 1871
Buried Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Grange, John Thomas (1837-1924)
Practised briefly Napanee.
A reference to practice found: 1865
Became a pharmacist.
Elected M.P.P. in 1872.
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee.

Grant, John
Practised Newburgh (1865) and possibly Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865; 1889
Last reference to practice found: 1893
Buried ?

Hall, Duane Robert (1897-1953)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1922
Last reference to practice found: 1949
Mayor of Napanee during Second World War (1940-1945).
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee.

Hambly, George R. (1859-1949)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: circa 1883
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee.

Higginbottom, ?
Practised Napanee, then Kaladar
Earliest reference to practice found: Napanee 1874-5; Kaladar 1876
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Howard, Clarence A.
Practised Napanee (briefly)
Earliest reference to practice found: 1912
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Hunt, Dominic (1921-1995)
Practised Clare River
Earliest reference to practice found: (graduated 1943); 1946
Last reference to practice found: 1994
Buried ?

Hunt, George (1909-1991)
Practised Clare River
Earliest reference to practice found: (graduated 1933); 1934
Last reference to practice found: 1986
Buried ?

Johnston, Robert
Practised
Earliest reference to practice found: circa 1935
Last reference to practice found: 1940
Buried ?

Kennedy, Alexander (1854-1918)
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: (graduated 1876); 1882
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Amherst Island

Kennedy, Roderick (1822-1911)
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1850
Last reference to practice found: 1889
Buried ?

Knight, James
Practised Tamworth
Earliest reference to practice found: 1864
Last reference to practice found: 1871
Buried ?

Lavell, William
Practised Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1882
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Leonard, Raymond A.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1879
Last reference to practice found: 1915
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Mabee, James Edmond (circa 1851-1940)
Practised Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1887
Last reference to practice found: 1940
Buried ?

Mather, William M.
Practised Kaladar Station
Earliest reference to practice found: 1908
Last reference to practice found: 1911
Buried ?

McAlpine, G.S.
Practised Flinton
Earliest reference to practice found: 1912
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

McCammon, James
Practised Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1863
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Meacham, Seth (1771-1815)
Practised Belleville & Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1801
Last reference to practice found: 1815
Buried ?

Meacham, W.W.
Practised Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1878 (Meacham's Atlas)
Last reference to practice found: 1893
Buried ?

Mellow, ?
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1888
Last reference to practice found: 1889 - sold to Dr. Northmore
Buried ?

Miller, Lindslay Flagg
Practised Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1878
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Moore, Thomas (1797-1869)
Practised Ernestown
Earliest reference to practice found: 1822
Last reference to practice found: 1827; to Picton 1828
Buried ?

Nash, Samuel (1833-1915)
Practised elsewhere before coming to Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: (graduated 1865); circa 1900
Last reference to practice found: 1915
Buried ?

Neilson, Samuel
Practised [Bath?]
Earliest reference to practice found: 1801
Last reference to practice found: 1820
Buried ?

Northmore, H.S. (c1865-1935)
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1889
Last reference to practice found: 1897
Buried ?

O'Connor, ?
Practised Tamworth
Earliest reference to practice found: 1928
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Oronhyatka
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1874
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Patterson, George H. (circa 1864-1919)
Practised Ameliasburgh (breifly), then Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: Queen's class of 1908
Last reference to practice found: 1919
Buried ?

Preston, Harry ( -1943)
Practised Napanee, then Toronto
Earliest reference to practice found: 1914
Last reference to practice found: 1943
Buried ?

Price, Robinson
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1878 (Meacham's Atlas)
Last reference to practice found: 1882
Buried ?

Purcell, Francis Russell
Practised Camden East
Earliest reference to practice found: 1820
Last reference to practice found: 1839
Buried ?

Raleigh, ?
Practised Enterprise
Earliest reference to practice found: circa 1872
Last reference to practice found: 1873
Buried ?

Robertson, ?
Practised Flinton
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Robison, Thomas Weeks (1810- )
Said to have been born at Napanee in 1810. Practised Kingston
Earliest reference to practice found: 1833
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Ross, Charles S.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Ross, Thomas Keith (1840-1901)
Step-son of Dr. Roderick Kennedy of Bath.
Practised Bath, Odessa and Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1863
Last reference to practice found: 1871
Buried Webster City, Iowa.

Ruttan, Allan (1826-1898)
Practised Newburgh, Napanee, Picton
Earliest reference to practice found: 1852
Last reference to practice found: 1893
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Sargent, ?
Practised Kaladar
Earliest reference to practice found: 1908
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Shirley, Thomas (1815-1887)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1841-1865; 1871-1882
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee.

Simmons, R.
Practised Dorland
Earliest reference to practice found: 1893
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Simpson, Thomas Walker (1856-1922)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1909
Last reference to practice found: 1919
Mayor of Napanee 1909 and 1910.
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Spafford, Herman Whitman (1828-1877)
Practised Newburgh
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Spencer, H.H.
Practised Flinton
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Stratton, C. Milton
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Last reference to practice found: 1922
Buried ?

Sutherland, Robert Dundas (1815-1868)
Practised Bath
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried St. John's (Anglican), Bath

Switzer, ? ( -1877)
Practised Napanee and Camden, 1874-5
Earliest reference to practice found: 1874
Last reference to practice found: 1875
Buried ?
Possibly Christopher M. Switzer (1823-1877) buried Switzerville United Church.

Symington, Thomas John (1843-1922)
Practised [Napanee]
Earliest reference to practice found: Queen's Class of 1881
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Tolkien, James
Practised ?
Earliest reference to practice found: 1837
Last reference to practice found: circa 1855
Buried ?

Tuttle, ?
Practised Kaladar township
Earliest reference to practice found: 1912
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Upham, John
Practised Truro, then Lennox area
Earliest reference to practice found: 1808
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Vandervoort, Elgin Dorland (1853-1939)
Practised Napanee (briefly)
Earliest reference to practice found: 1917
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Deseronto Town Cemetery.

Vrooman, John Perry (1859-1923)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Last reference to practice found: 1919
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Ward, George Collins Tremaine (1856-1912)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1879
Last reference to practice found: 1912
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Warner, A.E.
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1893
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Willoughby, John Bradley (1887-1956)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1922
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Napanee Riverside Cemetery

Wilson, F. Cameron (1881-1962)
Practised Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Graduated from Trinity College, Toronto, in 1904. First practised in Norwood and Lindsay. Moved to Napanee in 1910. Served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War One. For many years after, he confined his practice to ophthalmology. Father of Dr. A.C. Wilson of Hartford, Conn. Obituary appears in Journal of Canadian Medical Association, v. 88, April 27, 1963.
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Napanee

Wilson, Charles Edwin (1878-1928)
Practised Napanee and Kaladar
Earliest reference to practice found: 1910
Last reference to practice found:
Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Picton

Wilson, H.W.
Practised Tamworth
Earliest reference to practice found: 1893
Last reference to practice found: 1897
Buried ?

Wright, Edward William (1821-c1910)
Practised
Earliest reference to practice found: 1886/9
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Yeomans, David P. (1813-1860)
Practised Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1847
Last reference to practice found: 1858
Buried ?

Yeomans, Horace (1789-1854)
Practised Cataraqui; also Bath and Napanee
Earliest reference to practice found: 1808
Last reference to practice found: 1854
Buried ?

Yeomans, Horace
Practised Odessa
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found:
Buried ?

Young, Daniel
Practised Bath and Adolphustown
Earliest reference to practice found: 1865
Last reference to practice found: 1889
Buried ?

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