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    WILLIAM   E.   HOGAN,  M.D.

    WILLIAM EVERETT HOGAN, M.D., a physician and surgeon occupying a prominent place among the medical men of Miami County, has a practice that covers considerable territory but maintains his home at Fredericksburg, Ohio. He was born at Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, October 20, lS69, and is a son of John W. and Maria Jane (Noel) Hogan.

    The Hogan family originated in Ireland. The paternal grandfather, Cornelius Hogan, was born in Montreal, Canada. He was a carpenter and farmer, and also a soldier, serving in the War of 1812 and in the Mexican War. On the material side, Dr. Hogan' s ancestry goes back to France and his great-grandfather came to Ohio at a very early time, bringing with him his thirteen sons, having previously lived at Jamestown, Virginia. In that historic place, Grandfather Peter Noel was born. He married Mary Goldsburg, who was of English extraction but was born in Maryland, and they settled in Scioto County, Ohio, in 1800.

    John W. Hogan, father of Dr. Hogan, was born in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Jackson Square, in 1845. He was left an orphan when young and in 1858 was sent to Darlington, Ohio, to complete his education. He enlisted for service in the Civil War soon after hostilities began and was a veteran of Company E, Thirty- third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in which he served for three years, eleven months and ten days. He married Maria Jane Noel and they reside in comfort in Scioto County, on their farm in the vicinity of Portsmouth. They had seven children born to them, the three survivors being Edwin W., Martha J., and William Everett. Edwin J. Hogan resides on Silver Fox Island, in Puget Sound, where he is interested in growing apples. He married Bessie Lowery. Martha J. is the wife of Frank Ford, of Portsmouth, Ohio.

    Dr. Hogan completed the public school course at Portsmouth, and after graduating from the High School, entered upon the study of medicine. After four years of preparation he was graduated at the Miami Medical College of Cincinnati, in 1896. After a few months of practice at Portsmouth, Dr. Hogan came to Fredericksburg, where he has continued to reside, building up a large and lucrative practice and becoming one of the leading citizens of this section.

    Dr. Hogan married Miss Abbie B. Grainminger, a daughter of John J. and Rachel (Thomas) Grainminger. Her paternal grandfather, Leonard Grainminger, came to Scioto County, Ohio, from Reading, Penna., at a very early day. Her father, the late John J. Grainminger, was born eight miles north of Portsmouth, Ohio. He was a farmer all his active life. His death occurred in 1907, when aged seventy-five years. His widow still survives. She is a daughter of Benjamin and Charity Thomas and a granddaughter of James and Catherine (McVeigh) Thomas. James Thomas was drowned in the Mississippi River. His widow survived until her ninety-seventh year. The grandparents of Mrs. Hogan settled near Piqua, in Miami County. Dr. and Mrs. Hogan have one son, who was born June 2, 1898, and attends the public school.

    Politically, Dr. Hogan is affiliated with the Republican party. He belongs to Aurora Lodge, No. 48, F.& A.M. and to the Junior Order of American Mechanics. He is identified with numerous medical organizations, including the Miami County Medical Society and the Ohio State Medical Society.

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