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Dunning S. Wilson, M. D., Phar. D., whose identify introduces this overview, has won popularity as an capable and profitable general practitioner in Louisville, and by way of his labors, his excessive specialist attainments and his sterling features has justified the honour and self assurance during which he's held via the scientific fraternity and through the general public at huge. Dr. Wilson is likely one of the few american citizens, so migratory is the race, who make an enduring domestic of their local city. He used to be born in Louisville on November 24, 1876, the son of the past due Rev. Samuel Ramsey Wilson, who used to be born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1818, and died in Louisville, may possibly 21, 1886.

The paternal grandfather used to be the Rev. Joshua Lacy Wilson, a pioneer preacher of Cincinnati. Rev. Joshua L. Wilson used to be a Marylander, the son of Dr. Henry Wilson, of that country, who faraway from Prince Henry county, Maryland, to Chesterfield county, Virginia, in 1764. the place he married Agnes Lacy, a daughter of William and Elizabeth (Rice) Lacy, either natives of Hanover county, Virginia. After marriage he got rid of to Bedford county, Virginia, and resided close to Peaks of Otter. He served as a physician in the course of the innovative conflict. His son, the Rev. Joshua Lacy Wilson, grew to become one of many early pastors of the 1st Presbyterian church of Cincinnati, at a time whilst that was once the single Presbyterian church in that urban, and the inhabitants of the citv didn't exceed 1000. Pre-

vious to this he had served as pastor and instructor in Bardstown, Kentucky. He used to be deeply attracted to church and faculty paintings, and at a consultation of the varsity or lecturers of Cincinnati, held in 1836, he introduced an deal with at the proposition that "A Thorough method of common guideline isn't just useful yet Practicable." The Lancaster Seminary, Cincinnati's enterprise collage, was once originated and arranged by means of Rev. Joshua Lacy Wilson in 1815. Rev. Samuel Ramsay Wilson, the daddy of our topic, used to be born in Cincinnati, Ohio, June four, 1818. He graduated from Hanover collage, Indiana, within the category of '36 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, within the clas sof '41, receiving the measure of D. D. He used to be ordained and put in a pastor in 1842, for 4 years used to be a colleague of his father, then succeeded him as pastor of the 1st Presbyterian church, Cincinnati and so persisted for 16 years. In 1862-3 he had cost of Grand road Presbyterian church. long island urban, in 1863-4 used to be stationed at Mulberry, Kentucky, got here to Louisville in 1864 and was once pastor of the 1st Presbyterian church until eventually 1880. on the finish of this time Rev. S. R. Wilson went to Madison, Indiana, the place he stayed years, used to be then for your time at St. Louis, Missouri, and Scranton, Pennsylvania, ultimately returning to Louisville. He espoused the reason for slavery from 1843 till the north and south divided, and was once the writer of the "Declaration of Testimony" which divided the

church in Kentucky in 1867. He became to tlie church North, and belonged to the Cincinnati convention on the time of his demise. Rev. S. R. Wilson married Anna Maria, the daughter of Captain Robert metal, who for a few years ran steamboats among Louisville and New Orleans. Captain metal was once born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, may possibly nine, 1799, and got here to Louisville in 1830, loss of life from cholera in 1850. He used to be the son of William metal, who got here from the north of eire and settled in Pittsburg, the place he practiced legislations and served as justice of the peace and as county treasurer, and later saved an inn at Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, death within the yr 18.^0, elderly fifty-seven years. Captain Robert metal married Margaret Harris McNair, who was once born September four, 1806, and died may well 21, 1892, in Louisville, Kentucky. Their daughter, Anna Maria, the mummy of our topic, used to be born in Louisville, Kentucky, September 21, 1842, and continues to be residing within the city.

Dr. Dunning S. Wilson attended the Louisville public faculties and graduated from tlie Louisville College

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