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Dr William Dewitt Clinton Doan
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1828
Withamsville
Clermont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1902
Perry
Pike County
Illinois, USA

Son of Susannah Bennett and William Doane(7), William(6), Edward(5), Ebenezer(4), Ebenezer(3), Ephraim(2), Deacon John Doane(1). Married to Rachel Hobbs on 10 Apr 1851.

Excerpt from an 1880 History of Pike County:

"W. D. C. Doan, M. D., was born in Ohio April 16, 1828, being the son of William and Susanna (Bennett) Doan, from the Eastern States, his father a physician. The subject of this paragraph began the study of medicine at the age of 18, with his father, who died two years afterward; he then finished reading with his uncle, Dr. Elijah Bennett, in Clermont County, O.; at 22 he commenced practice in this tp. He first came to Pike county in 1848, in 1850 to this tp., where he has since lived. In 1851 he married Rachel Hobbs, and of their 4 children but one is living, Rachel Effie, and they have one grandchild living with them, Mary E. Doan Crawford.

The Doctor owns 215 acres of land. Resides on sec. 10. He is one of the oldest practitioners of the county. In politics he is a Democrat, and both himself and wife are members of the Christian Church. His post office is Perry."

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Doan (1792 - 1847)
  Susannah Bennett Doan (1793 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Hobbs Doan (1827 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  William Nichols Doan (1852 - 1872)*
  Mary Elizabeth Doan Crawford (1854 - 1877)*
  Theresa Susannah Doan (1858 - 1862)*
  Rachel Effie Doan Browning (1864 - 1905)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Dewitt Clinton Doan (1828 - 1902)
  John W. Doan (1834 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Perry Cemetery
Perry
Pike County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55014672
Dr William Dewitt Clinton Doan
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Dr William Dewitt Clinton Doan
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