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Wilkerson, William C.

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Wilkerson, William C.
March 04, 2007 05:14PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 534.
[Bourbon County] [Flat Rock Precinct]

WILLIAM C. WILKERSON, physician, P. O. Cane Ridge; was born Feb. 8, 1854,
to Thomas J. and Anna (Grigsby) WIlkerson, who were natives of Montgomery
County, Ky. THe grandparents were N. A. Wilkerson, probably a native of
Virginia, his wife formerly a Miss Wells. Thomas J. Wilkerson graduated
at the Transylvania University at Lexington in the year of 1848, and
immediately began the practice of medicine in Madison County, Ky., where
he remained about two years, when he removed to his present home at
Kiddville, Clark County, Ky., where he is a member of the County Medical
Society, has a very large practice and is a man of popularity in the
community. They have five children: William C., Anna M., now a Mrs. E.C.
Fox; Emma, now a Mrs. A. A. Clay, who is a prominent man of Clark County;
Ivan Ora and Mary ELiza at home. The subject of this sketch received a
good education, graduating at the Commercial College at Louisville, also
received a diploma from the University of Louisville, on the 25th day of
Feb. 1881, when he began the practice of his profession at Flat Rock,
having prior to his graduation practiced with his father for about
eighteen months. He was married May 12, 1881, to Olive Robbins, daughter
of Alonzo Robbins, who was for several years a minister of considerable
note in the Christian Church; died about the close of the war. Dr.
Wilkerson is a young man of ability and affable manners, by which he has
already built up an extensive practice.
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