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Wilbert Mowatt, MD, b. 1870, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia > ND>1914 MT - Bio
Posted by: Carole (ID *****4261) Date: April 12, 2008 at 10:07:48
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A biography/family history of Wilbert Mowatt, first civilian physician to serve in Wolf Point, MT, is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 3, page 1067. Wilbert was born, 16 Feb 1870, to Rev. Andrew Joseph Mowatt, a native of Woodstock, New Brunswick, of Scotch parentage; and Louise J. Annand, born in Aberdeen, Scotland, came to America with her parents, and grew up in Nova Scotia, was married in Gays River where Andrew had taught school.
At age 73, Andrew dropped dead in his pulpit in Erskine Church, Montreal. In 1900. Louise returned to Scotland for a visit in 1901 and died of heart failure at Fort William on the banks of Loch Lomand. Children of Andrew & Louise: Oswald (Montreal); Helen Louise (Mrs. Thomas Sidey, Washington); Edward E. (Chipman, New Brunswick); Joseph A. (missionary); E. Rae (Mrs. Rev. George Christie, Landsdown Station, Nova Scotia), Alice (Montreal); Edith (Mrs. Clarence Christie, Montreal).

Dr. Wilbert Mowatt spend most of his boyhood in Frederickton, New Brunswick and graduated from from McGill University, Montreal, in 1896. He came to the US and set up practice at Grafton, ND, to Walhalla, and on to Wolf Point, MT, in 1914.

At Walhalla, ND, 17 Nov 1897, Wilbert married Miss Claire F. Embury, born Sep 1875, Sarnia, Ontario. Mowatt children: Shirley Embury, Esther Louise. The Mowatt family moved to Los Angeles, CA, 22 Jul 1920.

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