Dr John M. Christy

Dr John M. Christy

Birth
Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky, USA
Death 3 May 1921 (aged 69)
Butler, Bates County, Missouri, USA
Burial Butler, Bates County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 14, Block 290
Memorial ID 15324786 · View Source
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Mt. Pleasant Township - J.M. Christy, homeopathic physician and surgeon, was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, August 8, 1850, and is a son of Ambrose B. and Elizabeth J. (Logan) Christy, both natives of Fleming County. J.M. received his primary education in the common schools, and attended the University of Kentucky for two years, having previously chosen the practice of medicine for a profession. In 1871, he came to Missouri and completed the study of medicine with Dr. W.L. Hedges, of Warrensburg. He was later a student at the New York Homeopathy College, from which institution he was graduated in 1874. The same year he began his practice in Johnson County, Missouri. In the spring of 1877, he came to Bates County and located at Paris City. In the fall of 1879 he removed to Butler, where he has since resided. In September, 1881, Dr. C. went to New York, where he attended lectures in different colleges. In the spring of 1882, he received a special diploma from the Gynecological Department. The doctor was married to Miss Tilitha F. Ellis, September 3, 1873. Mrs. C. is a native of Kentucky, as was also her parents, James H. and Sallie J. (Gossett) Ellis. Dr. C. is fast building up a lucrative patronage in his profession, and is thoroughly convinced of the superior advantages of the homeopathic school as offered to the students of Hahnemann. (History of Bates County, Missouri, 1883)


History of Bates County, Missouri states that John M. Christy graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1877 and the New York Homeopathic Medical College in 1882. He married, in 1876 T. Fanny Ellis, daughter of James Ellis of Warrensburg, Missouri. They had one daughter, Stella.


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  • Created by: Jaime Crandell-Stapleton
  • Added: 13 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15324786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John M. Christy (8 Aug 1851–3 May 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15324786, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Bates County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Jaime Crandell-Stapleton (contributor 46811611) .