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Dr. Ora Levant PELTON

Male 1851 - 1941  (89 years)


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  • Name Ora Levant PELTON 
    Title Dr. 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 29 Jul 1851  Sherman, Chautauqua, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880 
    • Blackberry, Kane, IL
    EMPL: Employment 1880 
    • Physician and Surgeon
    Reference Number 464 
    _UID BA4F0A7AB0294476A55CF2DD751249723287 
    Died 26 May 1941  Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I462  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Charles PELTON,   b. 19 Aug 1817, Westmoreland Twp, Oneida, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Martha J. SPARKS,   b. Abt 1825, Stillwater, Saratoga, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 May 1845  Ripley, Chautauqua, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:4825
    Documents
    1850 Census Charles Pelton NY.jpg
    1850 Census Charles Pelton NY.jpg
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna L. FRARY,   b. 26 Nov 1858, Blackberry, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 May 1879  Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Reference Number:8413
    Children 
     1. Mary PELTON,   b. Abt 1882, Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Helen PELTON,   b. Abt 1882, Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lura PELTON,   b. Abt 1882, Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dr. Ora Levant Jr. PELTON,   b. 11 Mar 1887, Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1929, Elgin, Kane, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1851 - Sherman, Chautauqua, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 May 1879 - Chicago, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 1941 - Elgin, Kane, IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      Physician. Worked in private medical practice for 58 years and as a surge on for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. Education included graduati on from Sherman High School, Chautauqua County, NY. Earned his MD Degr ee from the University of Michigan in 1872. Member of numerous organizati ons, including the Fox River Valley Medical Society, the Chicago Medic al Society, the State Medical Society, and the American Medical Associati on, He took his First Degree of Medicine at Cannongate, Kilwinny Lodg e, of Edinburgh, Scotland, and his chapter and commandery degrees in Elgin .
      His name was a household work in Elgin, IL. As a physician he passed h is "majority" there, arriving in the city July 17, 1882 and practicing h is profession in Elgin since. He was born at Sherman, Chautauqua Count y, NY where he attended high school. Next becoming a student at the Unive rsity of Michigan and in 1872 earned his medical degree. Some time lat er he spent a year in Bellevue hospital, NY and another year at the Univer sity of Edinburgh, Scotland. His education was thorough and that althou gh when he began to heal diseases at Elburn, Kane, IL, June 8,1872, he w as well equipped, his later studies were of great value to him. For ten y ears and one month he remained at Elburn, and then removed to Elgin, whe re a wider field opened up larger possibilities. His practice, becau se of his broad acquaintance, was extensive from the start.

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