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Musgrave, Sylvester D., M. D.

One of the younger members of the Evansville medical profession, was born in Boonville Indiana, in 1864 and is the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Ann (Davis) Musgrave. His father was born in Kentucky in 1813 and came to Indiana at an early day and was successfully engaged in farming in WARRICK COUNTY. He died at the age of eighty-three (83) years. Mrs Rebecca Ann (Davis) Musgrave, mother was born in White County, Illinois, in 1829, and died in August 1896. The subject of this sketch was the tenth of twelve children. He spent his boyhood days on the farm and attended the high school in Boonville,Indiana. After completing his literary education he taught school until 1887, when he entered the Hahneman College, of Chicago, from which he was graduated in 1889, and for four years following practiced his profession in Newburgh, Indiana.

He came to Evansville in 1893 and has succeeded in building up a valuable and gratifying practice. He is a member of the Indiana Homeopathic Medical Society and for four years past has been one of the United States examining surgeons at Boonville. He is also A member of the Evansville homeopathic Medical Society. He occupies a foremost position among his medical bretheren, and is everywhere recognized, not only as an able and successful physician, but as a valuable citizen. Dr. Musgrave was united in marriage in September, 1888, to Miss Katie B. Werry,daugter of Peter Werry, a native of Warrick County.


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