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Phelps, B. H.

B. H. PHELPS, physician and surgeon, Corry, was born March 16, 1844, in Williamsfield, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, and is the third in a family of seven children, all living. Our subject’s early education was obtained in his native county, and subsequently he attended the Grand River Institute, Austinburg, Ohio, for about two years. Graduated from the Kingsville Institute, Ohio, June 14, 1867, in classics, and in medicine from the Cleveland College February, 1871. He was a member of the Twenty-ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry from the fall of 1861 to the spring of 1863, in the capacity of musician. The Doctor was twice married; on the first occasion, in 1866, to Phelina, daughter of Jacob Greenlee, a farmer and highly respected citizen. By this union there is one child— T. Otis. The Doctor losing his first wife by death, married, April 16, 1879, at Orwell, Ohio, Alice C., daughter of Rev. J. H. Dungan, a retired minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a resident of Orwell. The Doctor’s brother, Obed K., served in the same Ohio Regiment for nearly four years. Another brother, Charles H., served in the One Hundred and Forty-eighth Pennsylvania Regiment for nearly three years. Was a prisoner of war over one year. The Doctor is one of the leading physicians of the city of Corry, and is also widely known in musical circles as a very fine singer. is a genealogy site compiled of biographies from old county history books, user contributions and other sources. Compilation, design, artwork and concept covered by copyright. Copyright ©2013, All rights reserved. Contact me.  Privacy Policy.