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Joseph McElHinney - Doctor's office & house enhanced.jpg

Office of Dr. McElHinney


Dr. Gale Honored

 

Dr. George Hays Gale of Newport observed his 50th anniversary today as an active member of that fast-vanishing fraternity—“The country doctor.”

Dr. Gale Honored

Dr. Edwin West

 

Dr. Edwin West was residing [in Newport] by 1820 and was a doctor by 1824 or 1825...

Dr. Edwin West

Drs. Gale

 

The Drs. Gale compiled by Eileen Thomas - Dr. George W. Gale was born in New Hampshire in 1789. He immigrated to West Virginia, practicing medicine in Pleasant and Wood counties until 1825, when he came to Newport Township.

Drs. Gale

Drs. McElHinney

 

DOCTOR J. M. McELHINNEY from - History of Washington County 1890-1891
Civil War Diary of Young J. H. McElHinney

Drs. McElHinney

Dr. William Warren

 

DR. WILLIAM WARREN, M. D. Physician and Surgeon

Dr Warren

Drs Eddy

 

DR. ISAAC PHILIP EDDY, M. D. and DR. AMAZIAH THOMPSON EDDY, D.V.

Drs Eddy

Dr Sloan and Sarah

 

DR. ELIAS SLOAN and SARAH ELIZABETH CLINE SLOAN--

SARAH ELIZABETH CLINE SLOAN wife of DR. ELIAS SLOAN

Sarah Elizabeth Cline Sloan, 86, born at Archer’s Fork on March 17, 1848, daughter of Reuben Fleming and Diana Ellis Cady Cline who were early pioneer settlers in Independence Township, Washington County, Ohio. She spent her childhood there and after completing her education taught school for a number of years in Newport.

She married on March 21, 1872 to Dr. Elias Sloan, then a young doctor at Newport. They established their home there going to housekeeping in the Adkins home. Dr. Sloan continued his practice at Newport for several years. He then moved to Williamstown, West Virginia where the family resided until their move to Marietta.

        For many years Dr. and Mrs. Sloan lived on Fourth Street opposite Marietta College. When the former gave up his practice, they built a home at Rathbone Place and there Dr. Sloan passed away on May 23, 1917.

 


Dr Rupert

 

DR. JOHN EUGENE RUPERT, D. O. - By Thelma Rupert

Dr Rupert

Dr Wirtz

 

DR. DAVID L. WIRTZ

Dr. Wirtz was born March 6, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He now resides at 115 Woodcrest Drive, Marietta, Ohio. His hobbies are golf and woodcarving.

He is a graduate of Mount Healthy High School in Cincinnati and a graduate of Ohio State University in 1972 with a degree in B. S. Microbiology, Ohio State Medical Society and the American College of Physicians. He received his internship at Miami Valley Hospital at Dayton, Ohio. He is a member of the Washington County Medical society, Ohio State Medical Society and The American College of Physicians.


He started his practice in Newport in 1985. He has been  the plant doctor for Ormet Corporation at Hannibal, Ohio since 1989.


His assistants are Mrs. Jerry (Nancy) Holpp and her daughter, Mrs. James (Cheryl) West
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