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Dr Mary Almeda Thurston Pomeroy

  • Birth 10 Feb 1823 Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA
  • Death 13 Jan 1891 USA
  • Burial Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 73729701

Dr. Mary (Thurston) Garrison Pomeroy was the daughter of David and Fanny (Darling) Thurston. Anson Garrison was her 1st husband. They were married January 5, 1843 and he died February 7, 1851. Rev. Benjamin Pomeroy was her 2nd husband. They were married January 28, 1878 and he died May 12, 1880. Rev. Pomeroy was a minister in the Troy Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

US CENSUS
August 5, 1870
Waterford, Saratoga Co., NY
POMEROY
Benjamin age 65, b1805 MASS, clergyman
Mary age 63, b1807 MASS

Thurston Genealogies, c1892, Page 72
After the death of her first husband she taught school in Utica, New York, and from there took charge of the art department at Cazenovia Seminary for several years; then opened a painting studio in Syracuse, New York, giving instruction, etc., until 1871, when she commenced the study of medicine. In 1872 she entered the college for women in New York, taking a three years course, spending two years there and one in the medical university in Boston, Mass., from which she graduated in 1875. She practiced medicine in Syracuse and Albany, New York.


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  • Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
  • Added: 21 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73729701
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Mary Almeda Thurston Pomeroy (10 Feb 1823–13 Jan 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73729701, citing Presbyterian Church Burying Ground, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jane Haight-Eckert (contributor 46560908) .