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Dr John Emory Douthit

Dr John Emory Douthit

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Death 1 Feb 1885 (aged 48–49)
Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 84631380 · View Source
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Necrology of Physicians in Texas -- 1885. Dr. J.E. Douthit died suddenly from heart disease, Feb. 1, 1885, at Rockdale, Milam County, aged 56 years. He served as surgeon in the Confederate army. Dallas Morning News, January 4, 1886
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Douthit, John Emory (1836-February 1, 1885) Born in Clemmonsville, North Carolina. Educated at Trinity College and studied medicine at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and under Dr. A.C. Wharton in Clemmonsville. Received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1858. Practiced in Forsyth Count before the war. Appointed surgeon September 5, 1861. Remained with the regiment until wounded during the Seven Days Campaign. Resigned due to wounds and "unpleasant relations with the surgeon of the regiment," presumably Dr. Isaac Tanner. After the war he married and moved to Statesville and opened a dry goods store. Moved to Kingsville, Missouri, in 1868 and practiced medicine there until moving to Rockdale, Texas. Died of heart disease at Rockdale, Milam County, Texas. Buried in Old City Cemetery, Rockdale. The 21st North Carolina Infantry: A Civil War History, with a Roster of Officers by Lee W. Sherrill, Jr.
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  • Added: 7 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84631380
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Emory Douthit (1836–1 Feb 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84631380, citing Old City Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .