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table rock, nebraska
lloyd andrew became a urologist -- it is said he was the first board certified urologist in the united states
This background information is in an Andrew family history that was given to the Historical Society many years ago. It is accompanied by this photocopy of a photograph, said to have been taken in Philadelphia in1917. (His friend Lowrain McCrea was also a urologist who practiced in Philadelphia, according to cCrea Miller, a great nephew.) He was born in Table Rock in 1896. He was apparently a good friend of Lowrain McCrea -- who also became a urologist, see below!
dr. g. w. barnett - practiced here in 1882
dr. z. e. beemblossom - practiced here in 1882
dr. j. j. byrne - here about 1879 or 1880
The November 1, 1893 edition of the Columbus, Nebraska newspaper carried an interesting article about a physician who left "suddenly" after getting into financial trouble. He had a wife and three children, and wrote to them fora short time. It was discovered that he had gotten married to another woman and eventually committed suicide. Double marriage apparently didn't suit him.
dr. w. s. cherry
He came here in 1907. When in 1913 businessmen met to re-start the brickyard, he was among them.
dr. david clark, m.d.
dr. thomas davis
According to ads in the Nebraska Advertiser of Nebraska in the 1860s, like this one from April 1861 Dr. Davis practiced in Table Rock.
dr. mary b. fox
Dr. Fox came here after the Civil War. Her husband, a Union soldier, had died at Andersonville Prison. She came with her mother and with sisters, also war widows, and a brother who had lost a leg in the war. She homesteaded and proved up 160 acres outside of Table Rock, raised her daughters, and lived a long life. She never remarried. She is buried in the southeaster quarter of the Table Rock Cemetery along with her young daughter Sadie and her two grown daughters and their husbands.
The July 21, 1916 Argus carried her obituary:
dr. l. d. harman - practiced here in 1920
dr. J. H. (Harry) hylton
dr. g. m. kenner - practiced here in 1882
dr. edward mccrea
Dr. McCrea came to Table Rock from Missouri in 1900. He delivered 302 babies here, ran a small hospital, and is well remembered.
lowrain mccrea, son of dr. ed mccrea became a urologist, too.
Here he is with some school friends -- Hey, there's the future Dr. Lloyd Andrew! Then John Fellers, Lowrain, and William Vondrasek, who would be postmaster of Table Rock for many years.
dr. edward miller, m.d.
According to grandon McCrea Miller, Dr. Miller was a grandson of Dr. Edward McCrea. After Dr. Miller's mother Velma died young, he went to live with Dr. and Mother McCrea in Table Rock and graduated from there. He practiced in New Mexico for many years, living a long and productive life. He visited Table Rpck in 1986, leaving photocopies of a few family pictures, including this one of himself and his brother Gordon.
dr. w. h. wilson - practiced here for 23 years
dr. ron woods
He was a Table Rock boy, a son of Cora and George Kent. According to his son Jon Woods, Ron was an osteopathic physician who practiced in Iowa. He is buried in the Table Rock Cemetery.