Biography of Lyman Barton
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Barton, Lyman, M. D., is a son of Simon and Olive (Cary) Barton was born in Hebron, Washington county, N. Y. Sept. 19, 1812: studied medicine with his uncle, Dr. Ira Barton, of Waterford. Pa.; graduated at Dartmouth Medical College, in 1838. In 1839 he came to Willsborough and commenced the practice of medicine where he has been and still is in the active practice of his profession. Aug. 20, 1869 the University of Vermont conferred on him the honorary degree of master of arts. He was elected permanent member of the Medical Society of the State of New York, and was one of the founders of the Medical Association of the State of New York, organized in 1884. He has been supervisor of his town several times. Was married in Dec., 1840, to Minerva Aiken. daughter of Abram and Elizabeth (Boynton) Aiken, of Willsborough. Has five children. Elizabeth, now Mrs. C. W. Witters. of Milton. Vt.; Abba, now Mrs. B. J. Chatterton, of Willsborough; Susannah, now Mrs. G. A. Perry, A. M., of Germantown, Pa.: Sarah, now Mrs. K. M. Laurie, of Colorado, and Lyman Guy. a graduate of Granville Military School and for the past two years student in Cornell University, Ithaca. N. Y.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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