Dr Henry Harrison Button

Dr Henry Harrison Button

Birth
Wallingford, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Death 14 Feb 1890 (aged 71)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 36
Memorial ID 99304620 · View Source
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Source: Memoirs of Milwaukee; The Badger Pharmacist

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Henry Harrison Button was born at Wallingford, Rutland county, VT on August 28, 1818. he was the youngest son of Lyman and Rachel (Boardman) Button, was educated in local schools and left the family farm to attend Brown University at Providence, Rhode Island where he graduated in 1842. He went off to study medicine under Dr. Spears in Brooklyn, New York, worked as a private tutor at a gentleman's family in Virginia and later received his medical certificate from Dr. Mott of the University of New York. Henry married the daughter of a prominent Providence, RI cotton broker, Elizabeth Arnold Pearson on December 31, 1847. He practiced medicine in Brooklyn for about fours before relocating to Milwaukee in the fall of 1848.

His beautiful home is located at 1024-1026 East State St., Milwaukee, WI and is currently the David Barnett Gallery.


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  • Created by: Nadeen Sobottka
  • Added: 21 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99304620
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Henry Harrison Button (28 Aug 1818–14 Feb 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99304620, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Nadeen Sobottka (contributor 47145936) .