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Biographical Sketch of Thomas J. Mattingly, M. D.

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Thomas J. Mattingly is a native of Richmond, Madison county, Kentucky, born September 30, 1828; son of Ignatius and Mary Daft Mattingly, both natives of St. Marys county, Maryland, and early settlers of Kentucky. His father died in 1832 and his mother in 1867. At the age of eighteen years he went to Lawrence county, Indiana, and there began the study of medicine and lived in various parts of the State till 1852, when he came to Missouri and located at Plattsburg. He was engaged in the land office department till 1861, and then began the practice of medicine at Pattonsburg. He began the study of his profession without any assistance, but by perseverance and care succeeded, having graduated at Louisville, Kentucky; he has an extensive practice and is one of the best and most favorably known physicians in this part of the country.

He has been married three times, first to Miss Catherine Woodward, of Lawrence county, Indiana; she only lived six months after marriage. The second marriage was in 1856, to Mrs. E. Embry ; by this second marriage six children were born: Noble, now living in Texas; Nannie, wife of E. D. Powell; Ida, Francis E., Edward and Florence; his second wife died May 9, 1876. December 4, 1878, he married Mrs. Josie B. Stearns, of Chillicothe, Missouri. Dr. Mattingly has a good town residence and business house in Pattonsburg, and here Mrs. M. is engaged in the millinery business.

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