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Title: Isaac A. Roseberry, M. D.
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Among the successful and well known physicians of Warren county I. A. Roseberry is deserving of special notice in this connection, for here he has labored successfully for the sick and afflicted and his name is a household word throughout the locality which has long been the scene of his activities, although he hails from the old Buckeye state, which has sent so many of its substantial citizens into the Wabash country during the past three-quarters of a century, and, like most of them, the subject has manifested an abiding interest in the growth and general welfare of the same along all lines. He resides at the town of Independence.

Dr. Roseberry was born in Warren county, Ohio, near the city of Lebanon, on May 7, 1832, and he is the son of Abraham and Mary Ann (Stewart) Roseberry. The father was a native of the Old Dominion, born and reared in Berkshire county, Virginia, and he came to Ohio when a young man and took up farming and there became well established. He reared a family of eleven children, of whom Dr. I. A., of this review, was the second in order of birth.

Dr. Roseberry worked with his grandfather on the farm during the summer months, and in the winter time he attended the district schools, later attending school at Franklin, Indiana, then went to College Hill for two terms. He read medicine for some time with his family doctor and also at Waynesville, Ohio, and he attended lectures at Starling Medical College, at Columbus, Ohio, later at the Miami Mecical College, at Cincinnati. He went to Centerville, Indiana, in 1854 and taught school one winter. He came to Independence in 1855, arriving here on April 25th, and he at once went into a partnership in the practice of his profession with Dr. J. O. Wade, which lasted three years. He soon had a large practice which has continued to grow from year to year until he became one of the busiest and most successful physicians of this locality.

Dr. Roseberry was married in 1859 to Martha J. Tebbs, of Williamsport. He later returned to Ohio and remained some time in both Dayton and Waynesville, then returned to Independence, Indiana, in 1878, and has been here continuously to the present time. He was married a second time in 1908 to Margaret Ambler Smith.

The Doctor belongs to the county and state medical societies and the American Mecial Association. Although he is now eighty-one years of age, he is one of the best preserved men in the county and looks many years younger. He is a pleasant gentleman in his everyday life, hospitable, kindly and obliging and a favorite with all who know him.

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Date: 1/1/1913
Origin: Past and Present of Fountain and Warren Counties Indiana
Author: Thomas A. Clifton, Editor
Record ID: 00001132
Type: Book
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 8/10/2001
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Leslie J. Rice

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