Dr. William D. Mallonee
MALLONEE, MCCOY, RITTER, STREET
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Date: 1/26/2004 at 17:35:09
Biographies of Keokuk County Residents:
Mallonee, W. D. M. D. physician and surgeon, Martinsburgh; born August 23, 1821 in Madison County, Kentucky; parents moved to Orange county, Indiana in 1822; here he grew to manhood, and was educated in the common schools; he came to Iowa in June 1847, and remained till October 1848, when he returned to Indiana, and remained till 1849, during which time he worked at the carpenter trade about nine years; the other two years he combined the study of medicine with his work; he studied with Dr.A.
J. Ritter, of Orangeville Indiana; he came to this county in the fall of 1859, and began the practice of his chosen profession January 1, 1860, in this place, which he has continued to the present time; he has, however partly retired from his profession, as he refuses to ride nights or practice except in the families of particular friends; he enlisted June 22, 1861 in company I, First Iowa Cavalry, and served to September 13, 1864 he was on detached duty in the medical department from August 1861 to March 1862, and again as hospital steward from February 1864, till his discharge from the service; he married July 25, 1861 to Mrs. Harriet M. McCoy a native of Ohio; they have no children; she had one child by her first husband: Agatha (now Mrs. W. E. Street, of this place.
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