C Lewis N Pittwood

Lewis N. Pittwood MD - 3rd Generation

ancestor Born: 20 March 1830 In:London, England
Died: 29 September 1897 In: Watseka, Iroquois, Illinois, USA (72)(73)
Cause of Death: Carcinoma of Bowels (Colon Cancer).

Profession: Medical Doctor

Married: Maria (Anna) Hookway (daughter of Hookway and Ann <Unknown>) on 30 Sep 1854 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York.(75)

Married: Rachel A Beebe on 11 May 1869 in Iroquois Co., Illinois, USA (82)

Lewis N. Pittwood MD: Documentation: (66) (67)(68) (69)(70)

Lewis immigrated on 18 May 1836 to New York, King Co.,New York.(71)

"History of Iroquois County"
L. N. Pittwood, physician, Watseka, is one of the pioneer physicians of Iroquois county. He was born in London, England, March 20, 1830 (? sic). His parents are William and Susanna (Saunders) Pittwood, both natives of England. His father was a brewer in England. In 1838 (Sic) (May 1836) Dr Pittwood, with his parents, emigrated to America, and landed in New York City. They remained in New York State for about 2 and one half years when, in 1841, they came west to Illinois and stopped in Chicago for about two weeks. From there they went to St. Charles, Kane Co. Here, Dr. Pittwood received his education, and at nineteen years of age he began his study of medicine under Dr. George W. Richards, one of the leading physicians of St. Charles. In 1856 Dr Pittwood commenced the study of medicine. In 1857 he came to Iroquois County and located in Gilman, where he began the practice of medicine, and remained in Gilman until 1859, when he came to Middleport, then the county seat of Iroquois county. From there he came to Watseka, which has been his home ever since. He is now the oldest practicing physician of Watseka, and perhaps of Iroquois county. Dr. Pittwood is a member of the Illinois Medical Society and the Iroquois Medical Association, of which the latter he is the Vice President. The Doctor has held several offices of public trust, that of school-director (1876) and alderman of Watseka. In 1865 he was Senior Warden of Lodge 446 of the Masons. In October he was Warden master of this lodge. In 1867 Watseka Chapter 114 was chartered with L. N. Pittwood as E.K. He has been married twice. His first wife was Miss Maria Hookway, of New York, now deceased; his present wife is Rachel A Foreman, of Michigan. He is the father of four children: three by his first wife and one by his second.

End of Article.

Middleport, Illinois

July 11, 1860, Vol 6 No. 36,
Whole #298
Front Page, column #1

"L. N. Pittwood, Physician, Surgeon and Obstetrician, would respectfully inform the inhabitants of Middleport and vicinity. That he has located at Middleport, with the intentions of practicing in his profession. Calls promptly attended at all hours. Office in Dr. Hueston"s Drug Store.

U S Census of:
1850 shows living in Aurora Township, Kane Co. IL.
1860 shows living in Middleport Township, Iroquois Co., IL
1870 shows living in Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL
1880 shows living in Middleport Township, Iroquois Co., IL

Lewis was Interned at:

Mar. 20, 1880
Next line Unreadable. Covered by ground)

Obituaries: Lewis N. Pittwood MD

Maria (Anna) Hookway(76) (77) was born on 16 Jun 1837 in Bideford, Devonshire, England.(78) She died on 26 Jun 1867 in Watseka, Iroquois Co., Illinois. (79)

Maria was Interned at: (80)

Headstone reads:
M. H. Pittwood
June 26, 1837
(Unreadable. Under ground)

Rachel A Beebe was born on 7 Aug 1843 in Calhoun Co., MI.(83) She died on 14 Nov 1899 in Watseka, Iroquois Co., Illinois.(84) (85)
Cause of Death: Cancer of the breast.

Rachel was Interned at: (86)

Headstone reads:
Rachel A. Pittwood
Aug. 7, 1843
(Unreadable. Under ground)

Rachel Beebe Pittwood's Obituary

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