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Hickman, Lawson B., M. D.

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Hickman, Lawson B., M. D.
March 16, 2007 03:43PM
County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited by
William Henry Perrin. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, pp. 376-377.

LAWSON B. HICKMAN, M. D., was born near Athens, in Fayette County, Ky.,
June 1, 1818, and there grew to man's estate, meantime receiving the
advantages of a liberal education, chiefly obtained in the Morrison
College in Lexington. Having decided to pursue the studia of "materia
medica," he entered the Medical Department of Transylvania College, from
which he graduated in 1837, going the same year near Vicksburg, Miss.,
where he opened a general practice, remaining about four years. He then
located in Todd County, Ky., where for about thirty years he pursued an
extensive and successful practice. His practice in Hopkinsville dates
from 1870, making altogether an unbroken practice of over forty-seven
years, and he is still actively engaged. He was married in Todd County,
in 1843, to George Ann Baylor, daughter of Tucker and Barbara Baylor, of
Todd County, members of one of the oldest families in Kentucky. Their
family consists of Ellen, widow of Dr. Bass, of Todd County; Jammie,
wife of J. P. Thompson, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Lucy B., wife of M. L.
Flack, of Hopkinsville; William L., of St. Louis; Mary G., wife of
William P. Gray, of St. Louis; Mattie Hickman and Baylor Hickman. Dr.
Hickman is a member of the Masonic order and I. O. O. F.
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