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  • ID: I19985
  • Name: Richard Benbridge Wetherill
  • Title: M.D.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 JAN 1859 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana 1
  • Death: 27 MAR 1940 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana
  • Burial: 1940 Greenbush Cem, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana
  • Occupation: physician, professor
  • Education: Lehigh U, Jefferson Medical College, U of PA
  • Note:
    Richard never married. For 20 years he was on the surgical staff of the Home Hospital in Indiana. During his career, he instructed at Lehigh University, Lafayette University and Purdue School of Pharmacy. He served as a director on numerous
    boards including the Indianapolis School for the Deaf.
  • Note:
  • Note: 1880 Census: 1st Ward, South Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania
  • Note: Source: FHL Film 1255163 National Archives Film T9-1163 Page 269A
  • Note: Elmira MILLER Self age 33 born PA widow
  • Note: Occ: Keeping House Fa: PA Mo: PA
  • Note: Emily MILLER Dau age 11 born PA single
  • Note: Occ: At School Fa: PA Mo: PA
  • Note: Andrew MILLER Nephew age 20 born PA single
  • Note: Occ: Fireman Fa: PA Mo: PA
  • Note: Isabella LYNN Sister age 34 born PA single
  • Note: Occ: At Home Fa: PA Mo: PA
  • Note: Susan LYNN Mother age 73 born PA widow
  • Note: Occ: At Home Fa: PA Mo: PA
  • Note: Murray DUNCAN Other age 22 born DC single
  • Note: Occ: Student Fa: LA Mo: MA
  • Note: John RUFF Other age 21 born NM single
  • Note: Occ: Student Fa: PA Mo: MO
  • Note: Thomas HARDCASTLE Other age 19 born MD
  • Note: Occ: Student Fa: MD Mo: MD single
  • Note: Richard WETHERILL Other age 21 born DC
  • Note: Occ: Student Fa: PA Mo: IA single
  • Note:
  • Note: 1900 Census: Block 5, Ward 5, LaFayette, Fairfield Twp, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana ED#101
  • Note: Mary C. Wetheral head age 67 b. 1-1833 MD [sic] ch 2/2
  • Note: Dr. Richard B. son age 42 b. 1-1858 MD [sic] physician
  • Note: 2 servants; mortgage free house; Mary was a widow; Mary's father born PA & mother VA; Richard's father born PA; enumerated 4 Jun 1900
  • Note:
  • Note: 1910 census: 510 S. 9th St, Ward 5, Lafayette, Fairfield Twp, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana ED#166
  • Note: Mary C. Wetherall head age 77 b. IN ch 2/2 widow
  • Note: Richard B. son age 51 b. IN physician
  • Note: 2 servants; mortgage free house; Mary's father born PA & mother VA; Richard's father born PA; enumerated 27-28 Apr 1910
  • Note:
  • Note: Who's Who In American Medicine 1925: Richard Benbridge Wetherill
  • Note:
  • Note: 1930 Census: 510 S. 4th St, Ward 5, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana ED#9
  • Note: Charles F. Franklin head age 74 b. PA md age 50
  • Note: Annie B. wife age 72 b. IN md age 48
  • Note: Richard B. Wetherill BIL age 70 b. IN
  • Note: 3 servants; house value $15,000; Charles & Richard were retired doctors; Charles' parents & Annie's & Richard's father born PA; Annie's & Richard's mother born IN; enumerated 15 Apr 1930 1
  • Change Date: 28 MAR 2014



    Father: Charles Mayer Wetherill b: 1825 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c: 10 AUG 1825 in St Andrew´s Episcopal Ch, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Mary Coleman Benbridge b: 27 JAN 1833 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana

    Sources:
    1. Name: The ABRIDGED COMPENDIUM of American Genealogy,
      Name: A Genealogical Encyclopedia of the United States
      Name: EDITED BY FREDERICK A. VIRKUS
      Name: 1925
      Name: F. A. VIRKUS & COMPANY, Chicago
      Name: Reprinted 1968
      Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore
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