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Dr Reuben Saunders
Birth: Sep. 6, 1808
Frankfort
Franklin County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1891
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA

Physician and Grandfather of Irvin Cobb. He discovered that the hypodermic use of morphine-atropine halted cholera during the Paducah, Kentucky epidemic of 1873. He was also the first to advocate fresh air for pneumonia and tuberculosis. He was honored by Medical Associations in both the United States and Europe. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Adaline S Roberts Saunders (1817 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  John Bartlett Saunders (1840 - 1873)*
  Laura Saunders Fowler (1843 - 1927)*
  Manie Saunders Cobb (1850 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Addition Old, Section 16, Lot 245
GPS (lat/lon): 37.0854, -88.62341
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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