Mason Co, Illinois
Official Register of Physicians and Midwives Now in Practice To Whom Certificates Have Been Issued
By The State Board of Health of Illinois, 1877-1884, Revised and Corrected to December 1, 1884

Transcribed by Kristin Vaughn © 2007

Name Registered Residence & PO Age at
registration
Nativity Total yrs
practice
Years practice
in Ill
Certificate issued Basis of certificate Date of diploma Cert filed for record Other Information
Bird, A.M. Feb 4, 1878 Mason City 35 Pa. 9 8 Jan 12, 1878 Certificate of examination   Feb. 4, 1878  
Cooper, C.C. April 26, 1884 Havana 33 Ill. 3 3 May 3, 1882 College of Physicians and Surgeons, Keokuk Feb. 28, 1882 May 9, 1882 Registered in Fulton
Crane, O.P. Dec. 7, 1877 Mason City 33 U.S. 6 6 Sept. 8, 1877 Rush Medical College Jan. 17, 1872 Dec. 7, 1877  
Darling, Abel L. Mar. 7, 1881 Topeka 32 Ohio 2 2 Sept. 17, 1881 Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati June 7, 1881 Sept. 17, 1877  
Dieffenbacher, P.C. Dec. 31, 1877 Havana 47 U.S. 22 18 Feb. 2, 1878 Jefferson Medical College Mar. 10, 1855 Feb. 8, 1878  
Downey, J.W. Nov. 3, 1877 Topeka 26 Ia. 2 2 Oct. 20, 1877 College of Physicians and Surgeons, Keokuk June 20, 1876 Nov. 3, 1877  
Eldridge, F.P. Oct. 1, 1878 Kilbourn 24 Ill.     Mar. 1, 1878 Rush Medical College Feb. 26, 1878 Mar. 27, 1878  
Elsberry, I.N. April 7, 1879 Mason City 39 Ohio 19 10 Sept. 8, 1877 Starling Medical College Feb. 28, 1861 Apr. 7, 1879  
Fullerton, James Jan. 25, 1878 Bath 48 U.S. 26 23 Dec. 31, 1878 Twenty-six years' practice   Mar. 1, 1879  
Harmison, D.C. Oct. 26, 1878 Bath 33 Va. 4 4 June 25, 1878 College of Physicians and Surgeons, Keokuk June 18, 1878 July 22, 1878  
Holmes, Nathan April 9, 1878 San Jose 35 Ill. 14 14 May 13, 1878 Fourteen years' practice     Registered in Logan
Kenelley, John S. April 19, 1880 Forest City 26 Ill.     Mar. 23, 1880 College of Physicians and Surgeons, Keokuk Mar. 2, 1880 Apr. 19, 1880  
Marenberg, J. Jan. 19, 1878 Havana 62 Austria 25 25 Jan. 30, 1878 Josephinum Medical College, Vienna 1845    
McDowell, J.B. Feb. 5, 1878 Mason City 60 Pa. 32 32 Jan. 11, 1878 Medical Department, Kemper College; Missouri Medical College Feb 1845; Feb. 27, 1849 Feb. 5, 1878  
Mosher, Madison E. Sept 12, 1884 Bath 39 Me. 10   Aug. 25, 1884 Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati May 15, 1877 Aug. 26, 1884  
Parkins, G.W. Feb. 18, 1878 Havana 58 Va. 26 26 April 5, 1879 Twenty-six years' practice   June 25, 1879  
Paul, Edward W Mar. 7, 1884 Forest City 28 Ill.     Mar. 4, 1884 Rush Medical College Feb. 19, 1884 Mar. 7, 1884  
Paul, J.B. Sept 18, 1877 Havana 54 Me. 20 20 Sept. 14, 1877 Rush Medical College Feb. 18, 1857 Sept. 18, 1877  
Root, J.W. June 25, 1878 Kilbourn 33 U.S. 10 10 Jan. 25, 1878 Ten years' practice   Feb. 15, 1878  
Spear, J.W. Jan 14, 1878 Mason City   Ill. 4 4 Sept. 8, 1877 Rush Medical College Feb. 16, 1875 Dec. 13, 1877 Registered in Menard Co.
Taylor, J.M. Jan. 23, 1878 Mason City 30 Mo. 9 9 Jan. 9, 1878 Homeopathic Medical College of Missouri Feb. 25, 1869 Jan. 22, 1878  
Walker, James A. Feb. 19, 1878 Mason City 45 Ill. 19 19 Oct. 16, 1877 Nineteen years' practice   Jan. 23, 1878  
Walker, James P. Jan 14, 1878 Mason City 52 Ky 29 29 Sept. 8, 1877 Rush Medical College Feb. 7, 1850 Dec. 13, 1877 Registered in Logan and Menard
Walker, W.W. Feb. 17, 1878 Easton 56 Ky 19 19 Feb. 13, 1878 Nineteen years' practice   Feb. 13, 1878  
Winn, J.M.   Forest City     10 10 Dec. 12, 1877 Ten years' practice      

DECEASED
Name Residence & PO Age at registration Date of Death Cause of Death
Walker, James B Forest City 44 Dec. 19, 1883 Overdose of morphia

MIDWIVES
Name Residence & PO Certificate issued Basis of certificate
Boyd, Keranhappuck A. Bath June 30, 1879 Twenty-five years' practice

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