Dr Nathan Bozeman

Dr Nathan Bozeman

Birth
Butler County, Alabama, USA
Death 16 Dec 1905 (aged 80)
New York, USA
Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 97340543 · View Source
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Dr. Nathan Bozeman and his first wife, Mary Frances Lamar (1825-1861), are buried in the Lakeside Terrace section of Rose Hill Cemetery. Neither died in Georgia, though. Mary Frances Lamar Bozeman died in New Orleans, and Dr. Nathan Bozeman died in New York.

Dr. Nathan Bozeman

Nathan Bozeman was born March 26,1825 in Butler County, Alabama. He was the 9th child of Nathan and Harriet Knotts Bozeman. The grandson of Joseph and Miss Wood Bozeman, and the great grandson of Samuel and Ann Richardson Bozeman. After graduating in medicine in Louisville, Kentucky, he located in Montgomery, Alabama.
As a physician Dr. Bozeman soon became a noted surgeon. He visited Europe in 1856 and operated with great success in hospitals of England, Scotland and Ireland. For one year he lived in New Orleans. There in 1860 he lost his wife,Fannie Lamar - whom he married on October 25,1852. When the War of 1861 came he was chosen as surgeon in Gen. Beauregard's Army. After the Civil War he moved to New York City.
Two or three years were spent in France and Germany, during which time his surgical operations with Prof. Gustav Simon, in Heidelburg, gave him more than National fame. After his return to New York Dr. Bozeman was elected Surgeon of the Woman's Hospital to fill the place made vacant by the death of the celebrated Dr. Peaslee. Dr. Bozeman continue his residence in New York City until his death.


The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume I
Bozman, John Leeds

BOZEMAN, Nathan, physician, was born in Butler county, Ala., March 26, 1825. He was graduated from the medical department of the University of Louisville, Ky., 1848, and in 1850 began practice at Montgomery, Ala., some years later becoming a specialist in gynæcology. He successfully performed many difficult operations never before attempted, and in 1858 made a trip to Europe, where he introduced his methods in many of the prominent hospitals of England, Scotland and France. In 1858 he went to New Orleans, La., where he founded a private hospital, and he devised a useful self-retaining speculum and a portable operating chair. He again went to Europe in 1874 and remained three years, demonstrating to surgeons the advantage of his operations. He was assistant demonstrator of anatomy in 1848 at the University of Louisville; attending surgeon to the Charity hospital at New Orleans in 1861; consulting surgeon to St. Mary's hospital, Hoboken, in 1867, and consulting surgeon to St. Elizabeth hospital, New York city. At the beginning of the civil war he was commissioned a surgeon in the Confederate army, and was a member of the medical board for the examination of surgeons. He was elected to a membership in various medical societies of America, and a fellow of the New York academy of medicine.


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  • Created by: Anna Marie/ Bozeman/Davis Descendant
  • Added: 18 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97340543
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Nathan Bozeman (26 Mar 1825–16 Dec 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97340543, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Anna Marie/ Bozeman/Davis Descendant (contributor 47174552) .