SAMUEL McCLINTICK, physician, Mt. Sterling. The subject of this sketch, a leading physician of Madison County,
was born February 1, 1821, in Pickaway County, Ohio. His parents were Joseph and Elizabeth McClintick, his father
a native of Ireland, and his mother of Pennsylvania. They came to Pickaway County in an early day. Our subject
was reared in Pickaway County. Although he engaged in agricultural pursuits until he was twenty years of age, he
succeeded in acquiring a liberal English education. At the above age, he began the study of medicine, spending
a portion of the time with his brother, William McClintick, then al Mt. Sterling, and the other portion with J.
F. Wilson, then located at New Holland, Pickaway County. During the latter portion of 1844, and the beginning of
1845, for five months he attended the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati. In April, 1845, he located at Mt. Sterling,
and began the practice of his profession, in which he has met with abundant success. He is reliable and conscientious
in the discharge of his duties, and for many years has enjoyed a large patronage. In connection with his professional
duties, he also has under his control and management, a fine drug store which is largely patronized. He has served
as Treasurer of Pleasant Township three years, and as such still officiates. He is a member of the Presbyterian
Church, and of the F. & A. M. society. On May 20, 1846, he was united in marriage with Louisa C. Kauffelt.
By this union there has been an issue of four children - Elizabeth A., Franconia, Letitia and Lorena.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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