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An Historical Sketch of the Seneca County Medical Society

At the anniversary meeting of the Seneca County Medical Society held at Waterloo, July 23, 1885, a resolution was introduced by Dr. S. R. Welles, and adopted by the Society, that a committee be appointed which should prepare biographical sketches of members of the Society from its earliest history to the present time. As a result, this manuscript was published which includes 75 biographies of the early pioneers of the Seneca County Medical Society.

Biographical Sketch of Hon. L. R. Bolter

Hon L. R. Bolter represents Harrison County in the state legislature. He was born in Ohio. in 1835; moved to Logan in 1863, and engaged in the practice of the law. He was elected to the legislature in 1865, ’73, ’75 and ’81 on the democratic ticket. He was temporary speaker of the house in 1874. In 1855 he married Caroline J. Rhinehart, of Cass County, Mich. They have two sons and one...

Lucy Todd Root Strong

ROOT STRONG, Lucy Todd7, (Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 17, 1815, died Dec. 24, 1888, married first, Elihu Dwight, son of John and Rosina (Knapp) Root, who was a brother to Iru S. Todd’s wife. He was a peculiar sort of a man and did strange things, one of which was to enlist in the army and the last heard of him was in 1841, when he expected to go to Florida. What became of him is unknown. She married second, Charles Strong, of Northampton, Mass. Child by Elihu D. Root: I. Leonidas, b. March 10, 1834; he went west when young, and has never been heard from since. Children by Charles Strong: II. Lucy, b. Oct. –, 1844, m. Richard Haughton, who d. in 1911; she has one son, Perry, with whom she lives in Northampton, Mass. III. Andrew, b. March 13, 1846, d. Feb. 14, 1909, he m. Luna Graves. Issue: (1) Harry, who m. Eleanor, daughter of Harry R. Eddy, see No. 962; (2) Alice; (3) Albert G., who lives in Northampton, Mass.; (4) Ida. IV. Emily, b. May 28, 1850, d. Dec. 24, 1915, m. Charles Bolter, deceased. No...

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