Biography of Dr. W. N. Heath
Tipton County, IN Biographies





DR. W. N. HEATH is the son of William and Martha (Rodgers) Heath, natives of North Carolina and Kentucky His parents came to Indiana in 1814, and located in Franklin County on a farm. Our subject was born in Jefferson County, Ind., August 19, 1844, where he was reared and educated. He studied medicine under Dr. Mordicai Brooks of Brooksburg, Jefferson County, and in 1867 graduated at the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati. He began his practice at Mount Comfort, Hancock Co., Ind., and in March, 1868, located in Sharpsville, where he is still actively engaged in the duties of his profession. He enlisted in 1862, in Company G, Eighty second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, as a private. He participated in the battle of Stone River, Tenn., and after serving eleven months was discharged on account of disability. Dr. Heath was married in Sharpsville, Ind., April 29, 1869, to Miss Jennie Fish, daughter of David A. and Allie J. (Hill) Fish. She was born in Jefferson County, Ind., in October, 1850. They have three children, Harry W., Gertrude L. and Clara Blanche. Dr. Heath is a highly respected citizen and has a good practice. He is identified with the Republican party, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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