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Dr. George D. Bagnall

DR. GEORGE D. BAGNALL, a practicing physician of Jackson Centre, Mercer County, was born December 12, 1866, in Worth township, Mercer county, where he attended the public schools and graduated from Grove City College in 1885. For one year he was also a student at Wooster University and in 1890 was graduated from the University of Illinois, since which time he has been practicing medicine at Jackson Centre.  The doctor has attained high standing and a substantial practice, owning perhaps the finest residence property in the village, in his political choice he votes the Republican ticket, in his fraternal affairs he is connected with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Of the father, Dr. George Bagnall, it may be said that he was born in Mercer county in 1824,  and attended the schools common to that day and location, he was graduated both from the Western Reserve College (class of 1850) and the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia he practiced medicine in Millbrook for fifty years, and died in 1807. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church and in politics a Republican. Dr. George Bagnall, the father, married Fannie Bland, who died in 1887. She was the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Storr) Uland, early residents, in their married life, of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania and later of Cool Spring township, this county, where the father was a leading stock-raiser. Dr. and Fannie Bagnall had children as follows: Mary, who became the wife of George Smith, of Los Angeles, California; Elizabeth, who married William T. Jacobs, a farmer of Jackson township; Emma, wife of Rev. John C. Breckenridge, manager of Winona Assembly; Sidonia, who became the wife of Dr. W. O Anderson, of Trenton, New Jersey; William Palister, a veterinary surgeon of Oil City, Pennsylvania, who married Julia Jacobs; Dr. George D., of this memoir; and Charles H. a veterinary surgeon of Franklin, Pennsylvania.

Dr. George D. Bagnall, son of Dr. George Bagnall, was united in marriage September 23, 1891, to Miss Lotta Campbell, daughter of William and Nancy (Spence) Campbell, of Jackson township. By this union the following children were born George Leroy, August 7, 1894; and William Paul, September 30, 1896. 

Source: Twentieth Century History of Mercer County, 1909, pages 860-861

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