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Wallingford, Alvin M.

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Wallingford, Alvin M.
March 14, 2007 06:14PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Fleming County

ALVIN M. WALLINGFORD, M.D., a native of Lewis County, Ky., was born August
31, 1841, and is a son of Mark and Martha A. (Willett) Wallingford. Mark
Wallingford was born in Mount Gilead, Mason County, Ky., May 3, 1804, and
was a son of Nicholas Wallingford, a native of Virginia, who settled in
Mount Gilead, where he died. Mark Wallingford was a merchant, and died in
1858, a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Martha A. Wallingford was a
daughter of Richard Willett, of Maysville, Ky., who was a native of
Virginia. Mrs. Wallingford was born March 10, 1810, and died January 7,
1883, a member of the Presbyterian Church. Alvin M. Wallingford was born
and reared in Tolesborough, Lewis County, and received his education at
Washington, Mason County. He read medicine with Dr. James Shackelford, of
Maysville, Ky., and graduated from the Jefferson Medical College,
Philadelphia, in 1865; in the same year he located in Mount Carmel, Fleming
County, where he has since been actively engaged in the practice of his
chosen profession. In 1867 he married Miss Bettie Foxworthy, a daughter of
Alexander Foxworthy, of Mount Carmel. They are the parents of one child,
Alexander, who was born October 7, 1868, and is studying medicine with his
father. Doctor and Mrs. Wallingford are members of the Methodist Episcopal
Church South. Dr. Wallingford is a member of the Sons of Temperance. In
politics he is a Republican.

Wallingford Willett Shackelford Foxworthy
Lewis-KY Mason-KY VA PA

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