(Continued) PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS OF NATCHEZ, ADAMS COUNTY,
A VERY Few Dentists
Information abstracted from Sexton records, City Clerks records,
Death certificates, Death Return records, Newspaper obituaries etc.
Compiled by Robert "Bob" Shumway
This material is copyrighted.
ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED. No part of this database may be reproduced in
any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information
storage and retrieval systems without permission in writing from the author.
Return to Table of Contents
HANDY, DR. G. STEWART
Obituary, Natchez Democrat Newspaper, Tuesday morning, July 15, 1958.
Funeral services for Dr. G. Stewart Handy, well known dentist of this
community for more than fifty years, who passed to his eternal reward on
Monday morning, after a lengthy illness, will be held at eleven o'clock
this (Tuesday) morning from the residence of his son G. Stewart Handy,
Jr. in Woodland Park on Duncan Avenue. Dr. Handy, who was held in the very
higest reguard in his profession, was a splended citizen and during the
years he was engaged in practice here took a very avtive intrest and part
in civic affairs. He was born January 26, 1878 in Canton Miss., being the
son of the late Horace and Emma Denson Handy. He was educated in Canton
and attended Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland,
where he graduated in 1901. He established his dental practice in Natchez
in September 1901 and continued practicing here for more than fifty years.
He was a member of Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, The American Dental Assn.
, held a life membership in the American Dental Assn., the Southwest Mississippi
Dental Society, the Adams County
HUGHES, DR. JOSHUA
A student of Dentistry located at Natchez, Miss. License to practice
(#115) granted at Jackson, Miss. June 4, 1890. Recorded January 10, 1893
JEFFRIES, DR. L. H.
A student of Vanderbilt University at Nashville. Granted license #153
to practice dentistry. Signed at Jackson, Miss. April 10, 1893.
JEFFRIES, DR. R. C.
Of Natchez, Miss. License (#37) to practice granted at Macon, Miss.
Dec. 22nd, 1892.
59 years, 6 months old. White. Died of Cerebro-Spinal Sclerosis on May
18, 1903. Dr. A.J. Hall was the reporting physician. He was buried in the
"City Plat" at the cemetery.
The St. Mary's Cathedral Register of Deaths 1842 - 1873 lists the death,
on Feb. 1st, 1844, of Sophia Knapp, the 10 month old daughter of Dr. Knapp,
McLAURIN, DR. L. B.
Obituary, Natchez Democrat Newspaper, Tuesday morning February 24, 1953.
Dr. L. B. McLaurin, who had engaged in the practice of Dentistry here
since 1905, died at 8:15 p.m. yesterday after an extended illness. Surviving
relatives include: the widow, Mrs. Leona Rauch McLaurin of Natchez; and
a daughter, Miss Lillian McLaurin of Washington, D.C. Time and place of
the funeral to be announced later by the Foster Funeral Home.
(note: was intered Wednesday Feb. 25, 1953, Natchez City Cemetery)
REMBERT, DR. GEO. W.
Of Natchez, Miss. was granted license #144 to practice dentistry. Signed
in Macon, Miss. March 29, 1983. Recorded in Natchez April 18, 1893.
STEWART, DR. W. C.
Of Fayette, Miss. Was granted license #139 to practice dentistry. Signed
at Macon, Miss. March 27, 1893. Recorded in Natchez Nov. 6, 1896.
WEST, DR. T. C.
Of Natchez. Was granted License #197 to practice dentistry. Signed in
Macon, Miss. April 7, 1893. Recorded in Natchez May 2, 1893.
58 year old, married, white male, born in Jefferson, County, Miss. A
Dentist, he died at his residence, 506 Orleans St., Natchez, on Jan. 20,
1920, of Pulm. Tuberculosis. Dr. R. D. Sessions was the reporting physician.