BRICE, Innis
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BRICE, INNIS, M.D., the son of Brice and Elizabeth Innis, was a native of Hanover, born in 1751. He received a good education, studied medicine at Philadelphia, and was in the beginning of a successful practice when the war of the Revolution broke out. He was commissioned a hospital surgeon in the Continental service, took ill during the cantonment at Valley Forge in December, 1777, returned home and died in the 2d of January, 1778, aged twenty-six years. He is buried in Hanover graveyard. His father, Brice Innis, Sr., born in 1711, an early settler in Hanover, was so shocked by the sudden death of his son that he died a few weeks afterwards, on February 18, 1778. Mrs. Elizabeth Innis, born 1715, died January 3, 1788. Besides Dr. Brice Innis they had: Ann, married_______Irwin; Rachel, married David Sterrat; Dr. James, who was a surgeon of the Pennslvania Line; Elizabeth, married John Gilchrist; and Mary, married Col. Timothy Green.


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