Dr William H Earnest

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Dr William H Earnest

Death 4 Mar 1945 (aged 96)
Burial Seymour, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 70956431 · View Source
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The Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties Iowa published 1886

William H. EARNEST, M.D., has lived in Seymour since October, 1871, and has built up a large and lucrative practice, being one of the most successful practitioners of the county. He was born in Greene County, Pennsylvania, in 1848, a son of Isaac and Mary Earnest. His mother died when he was a child, and his father is still living in Greene County. When he was five years of age, he was taken to Putnam County, Ohio, and there was reared and educated.

In the spring of 1864, when but little more than fifteen years of age, he enlisted in Company D, One Hundred and Fiftieth Ohio Infantry, and served 100 days. In the spring of 1865 he again enlisted for a year, and was assigned to the One Hundred and Eighty-ninth Ohio Infantry, and served till the close of the war, about nine months.

In 1866 he began the study of medicine, and in 1870 graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Cincinnati, and located in Rockport, Ohio, where he remained a year, and then moved to Seymour, Iowa.

Dr. Earnest has twice been married. His first wife was Eliza J. Crawfis. She died in Ohio in 1869, leaving one son -- Charles E. His present wife was Miss A. M. Rogers. They have one daughter -- Marcia.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William H Earnest (26 Dec 1848–4 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70956431, citing Southlawn Cemetery, Seymour, Wayne County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .