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ELLISBURG HENDERSON HENDERSON
HARBOR HONEYVILLE LORRAINE
MANNSVILLE NORTH ADAMS RODMAN
SANDY CREEK SMITHVILLE
JEFFERSON COUNTY, NY
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DR. LOIS GANNETT
following is transcribed with permission from
"The Jefferson County Journal."
Article publication date - September 18, 1974
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Dr. Lois Gannett
believed to have been the first
woman "horse and buggy doctor" in South Jefferson County. Dr
was born April 4, 1868, at Woodville, daughter of William H. and Sophia
Leffingwell Eastman. In 1889 she was graduated from the school of
nursing of the Good Shepherd hospital, Syracuse, and upon her
graduation she was appointed in charge of St. Barnabas hospital in
Minneapolis, Minn. She resigned from that position at the time of
her marriage at Belleville, on October
4, 1893, to Warren E. Gannett of Baldwinsville. Following her
marriage, she lived on Big Galloup Island where Mr. Gannett operated
farm. They then moved to Smithville, where they lived until Mr.
Gannett's death in 1900.
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Following the death of her
Gannett enrolled in the college
of medicine at Syracuse University and was graduated in 1904, the only
woman in a class of 31. She then took a course in obstetrics at
Women's hospital, which is affiliated with the Women's College of
Medicine at Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Gannett opened her first office
on West Church Street, Adams, and later built a home with an office at
16 North Main street. In 1921, Dr. Gannett, with the late Miss
Lina Lightbourne, a registered nurse who had
been with Dr. Gannett for a number of years, established an office in
Woolworth building, Watertown. Dr. Gannett continued to practice
until her retirement in 1935. She continued to live in Watertown until
about 1950 when she moved back to Adams on East Church Street.
Dr. Gannett was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, the Women's
Auxiliary of the church, a 50 year Golden Sheath member of the
Grange and a member of the Etude Club. She was also a member of
Women's Medial Society of New York State, and an associate member of
American Medical Association. Before her retirement, she was a
of the radiography service department of the medical staff of the House
of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.< style="font-weight: bold;">
Dr. Gannett once served as chief of the physiotherapy department of
H.G.S. and was a member of the training school committee of the H.G.S.
She practiced medicine in Adams and Watertown for a total of 31 years.
She died at the age of 88 in 1956 and was survived by the following
relatives: Miss Marjorie Eastman, East Lansing, Mich., Miss
Helen Eastman, Cambridge, Mass., and Mrs. Willis H. (Dorothy) Ryder,
Carmel and tow nephews, William B. and Roger G. Eastman, both of
Belleville, N. Y.
HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
|1884 DOWNTOWN ADAMS
|ADAMS, NY HISTORY
From the New York State
TUG HILL COMMISSION
BRUCE C. CLARKE
CHAPTER OF THE
OF THE AMERICAN
NATIONAL CHAPTER NO. 438
DR. LOIS GANNETT
To New York State Resources,
Jefferson County Histories,
10th Mountain Division,
and much more.
OF SOUTH JEFFERSON, NY
BY ADAMS, NY
|HISTORY OF HOMES
AND LAND IN ADAMS, NY
|HISTORY OF ADAMS AND
TOWN AND VILLAGE
March 10, 1896
June 16, 1896
March 15, 2000
Adams, NY Celebrates 200 Years!
Permission to reproduce
these archival papers granted
by The Jefferson County Journal
THE OLD HOMESTEAD
BY HENRY LYMAN
births, deaths, baptisms,
Patrick Road, Adams, NY
cemetery sits on the
for Adams and Rodman. The majority
of the cemetery is in
the town of Adams.
LAND & DEEDS
OF ADAMS, NY
INCLUDING COOPER AND
FOR THE UNITED STATES
NEW YORK SETTLED
F. W. WOOLWORTH
OF RODMAN, NY
EVOLUTION OF THE DEPARTMENT STORE
Belk, Bloomingdale, Gimbel's, Harrod's,
Hudson, Macy's, Marshall Field,
Wanamaker, Montgomery Ward
WINFIELD WOOLWORTH, 1852-1919
for Woolworth Building Future
CLOSES ALL STORES
CLOSES VARIETY STORE ERA
WOOLWORTH VIRTUAL MUSEUM
1923 ADAMS HIGH
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