Title: History of Washington County, Pennsylvania: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men
Authors: Crumrine, Boyd, 1838-1916, Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885, Hungerford, Austin N
DR. WILLIAM DENNEY
DR. WILLIAM DENNEY, of Claysville, was born in Jefferson, Greene Co., Pa., Oct. 28, 1851. He received his primary education in and near his native village. In the autumn of 1864 he went to Mount Pleasant, Iowa, where he studied for four years in the Mount Pleasant Seminary, under the direction of his uncle, REV. E. L. BELDEN, who was principal of that institution. He then entered the Wesleyan University of Iowa, where he studied for about two years. In 1870 he returned to this native town of Jefferson and engaged in school-teaching, which he followed in different parts of Greene County until 1876. He then entered regularly upon his medical studies, which had been pursuing during his vacation in teaching, in the office of his uncle, DR. B. W. DENNEY, of Gerardís Fort, Greene Co., Pa. He afterwards entered the Miami Medical College, Cincinnati, Ohio, in which he took the progressive course, and from which he graduated in the spring of 1879. In June of that year he established himself in Claysville, where he has since practiced. Professionally and socially he is esteemed by the community. He was married March 3, 1881, to LUCINDA, third daughter of JOHN and SARAH BELL, of Morgan Township, Green Co., Pa.
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