Jones Family of Doctors

In the late 1700s a Jones family in North Carolina, as was typical of that era, migrated to Tennessee.  Allen, the third child in the Jones family of 14 children, grew up, married and had a family.  In 1851 Allen…

Smith Family of Doctors

Eight men from three generations of the Smith Family became doctors.  All were born in an area around what is now Paris, Arkansas.  The five who remained there to practice medicine and who met the criteria for induction into the…

Peggy Ann McCormack (Patient)

Peggy Ann McCormack was born June 20, 1936 in Henly, Texas.  It was within the Great Depression years and the family left Texas to move to the hills of Arkansas where land was cheap and farmland with a house could…

Ruth Queenie Eldred

Ruth Eldred was born on July 4, 1903 on a farm in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas the daughter of George Ward and Louella Mosier Eldred.  She was the oldest of eight children, four boys and four girls.  In 1922 she graduated…

Margaret E. Holzwarth, R.N.

Margaret Elizabeth Kienholz was born to Ben and Ruth Kienolz on January 24, 1921 on a farm in the Township of Osceola, town of Bird Island, Minnesota.  The family was of Swiss descent.  Margaret was the first of two children. …

Ruth Riley, R.N.

Ruth Riley was born in Salina, Kansas on March 31, 1886, the daughter of Charles W. and Safronia Kenney Riley.  She graduated from Washington University School of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri.  In 1912 she came to Arkansas at the…