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Allan, Thomas S.

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Allan, Thomas S.
March 16, 2007 02:06PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, Edition 8-B
Clark Co.

THOMAS S. ALLAN, a prominent physician at Allanville, Clark County,
KY., was born in that county, October 20, 1857. His father, Francis S.
Allan, a native of Clark County, was born April 19,1821, and was a farmer
and miller. In politics he affiliated with the Democrats. He served as
magistrate for sixteen years, was County Judge eight years, which office
he held at the time of his death; he was a Royal Arch Mason, a member of
Pineham Lodge No.444, and also a member of Winchester Chapter, No.12, and
a representative to the Grand Lodge; he died July 5, 1882. He married
Elizabeth Haggard, of Clark County, daughter of Pleasant and Mary (Watts)
Haggard, natives of Clark and Fayette Counties, respectively. Seven
children were born to them, of whom our subject is the youngest. Lewis
Allan, grandfather of Thomas S., was a native of Virginia and an early
settler of Clark County, Ky., who died in Hartsville, Tenn. Thomas S.
Allan was reared on the farm until seventeen years of age, then removed
with his parents to Winchester, where he was educated. He began reading
medicine in 1879 with Dr. Hubbard Taylor, of Winchester, and in February,
1882, he graduated from the Hospital College of Medicine, Louisville,
when he began practice at his present location. He is a member of the
State Medical Society and also of the Clark County Medical Society.
November 25, 1885, he married Miss Lee Haggard, of Clark County, daughter
of A. S. and Sarah (Reed) Haggard, of Kentucky. One daughter has blessed
their union, Mary L., born September 18, 1886. Mr. Allan owns a farm of
200 acres, which he manages in connection with his practice. The Doctor
is a member of the Baptist Church.

Allan Haggard Watts Taylor Reed
Clark-Ky Fayette-KY VA TN

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