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Dr Margery J. Gilfillan
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1876
Eastbrook
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1970
Saint Petersburg
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

New Castle News 14 October 1970 p.3

Dr. Margery J. Gilfillan, 94, of Sunny Shore Villas, St. Petersburg, Fla. died at 9:30 a.m. Monday at her home. Dr. Gilfillan was born in East Brook on Jan. 17, 1878 to the late Theodore Newton and Kate Wright Gilfillan.

She was a graduate of Westminster College in 1899, the Woman's Medical College in Philadelphia and received her MD degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. She began her career as a physician in general practice in Canton, Ohio and later was on the medical staff of Kalamazoo State Hospital in Michigan. In World War I she served in the U.S. Medical Corps as a contract surgeon and received her discharge on March 28, 1919.

Following her military service, she became a general practitioner in Stamford, Conn., then served on the staff of Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan and retired after 30 years service. She has resided for the past six years in St. Petersburg.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. James Studebaker of Slippery Rock; a brother, Harry Gilfillan of Pharr, Texas and 16 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, James H., J.Clyde, Robert, David and the Rev. Calvin Gilfillan and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Smith and Miss Elna Gilfillan.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Theodore Newton Gilfillan (1851 - 1924)
  Kate Vaughn Gilfillan (1853 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Margery J. Gilfillan (1876 - 1970)
  James Harvey Gilfillan (1877 - 1945)*
  David I. Gilfillan (1880 - 1904)*
  Jessie Mabel Gilfillan Studebaker (1884 - 1978)*
  Sarah Alice Gilfillan Smith (1886 - 1955)*
  Elna Blanche Gilfillan (1890 - 1924)*
  Theodore Calvin Gilfillan (1895 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eastbrook United Presbyterian Church Cemetery
New Castle
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: michael gavin
Originally Created by: ctwardo
Record added: Oct 17, 2010
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Dr Margery J. Gilfillan
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Dr Margery J. Gilfillan
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Dr Margery J. Gilfillan
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