|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1826|
|Death: ||May 13, 1909|
Son of John Statler & Louisa Graham
Dr Samuel Graham Statler was born April 6, 1826
in Stoystown, Somerset, Pennsylvania. He died MAY 13, 1909 in Alum Bank, Bedford, Pennsylvania
He was married to Emma J Beegle born 1840 Pennsylvania
who died July 5, 1896 in Bedford, Pennsylvania.
They had nine children.
Occupation: Veterans physician and mason. He attended Franklin and Marshall College in January 2, 1840. He studied medicine in Ligonier, Westmoreland county, under Dr. S. P. Cummings. In 1851, he graduated a doctor of medicine. He settled in 1865 in in St. Clairsville, Pennsylvania. In 1865 to 1878 he practiced at Schellsburg, Pennsylvania. Then in 1878 he went to Spring Meadow, Pennsylvania, until 1883 he moved to Pleasantville, Pennsylvania.
Obituary from the Bedford Gazette, May 21, 1909: Dr. Samuel Graham Statler died at his home at Alum Bank Thursday evening, May 13, after a brief illness, aged 83 years, one month and seven days. By his death the state looses its oldest practicing physician and Jefferson Medical College, of which he was a graduate, its oldest alumnus.
Dr. Statler was a son of John and Louisa (Graham) Statler, and was born at Stoyestown, Somerset County. He was one of 12 children, of whom the following survive: Dr. James B. Statler of New Paris, Mrs. Annie Jefferson of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Emma Clark of Tampa, Fla.
He was graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, in 1851, since which time he had practiced continuously in the northern part of Bedford County, first at Schellsburg, then at Spring Meadow, then at Alum Bank, where he located 25 years ago. At St. Clairsville in 1857 he was married to Emma J. Beegle, who died July 5, 1896. Of this union the following children survive: Maude, wife of Aaron Garber, of Harmon, W. Va.; Dr. Frank B. Statler of Johnstown, Fred W. of Rainsburg, Herbert A. at home, Charles of Frostburg, Md.; J. Earle of New York, and Emma and Bertha at home.
Dr. Statler was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and a Mason. In 1908 he was vice president of the Pennsylvania State Medical Society and was a former president of the County Medical Association.
The funeral took place from his late residence on Saturday, May 15, interment being made in the Schellsburg Cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. J. W. Zehing of St. Clairsville, Rev. Chambers of Alum Bank and Rev. Clayton of Schellsburg.
Emma J Statler (1840 - 1896)
Edward Graham Statler (1858 - 1858)*
Blanche Graham Statler (1859 - 1859)*
Harry Clark Statler (1860 - 1861)*
Henry Beegle Statler (1861 - 1861)*
Lillian Maud Statler Garber (1862 - 1911)*
Mattie Statler (1867 - 1867)*
Louisa Grace Statler Hammer (1871 - 1907)*
Charles Essick Statler (1875 - 1952)*
Daisy Bell Statler (1880 - 1884)*
Bertha Pearl Statler (1882 - 1929)*
Annie Beegle Statler (1886 - 1889)*
Created by: seeking family genealogy
Record added: May 15, 2013
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