HAY, JOHN W., physician and pharmacist, Harrisburg, was born at Gettysburg, Pa., April 15, 1847. He is a son of the late Rev. Charles A. Hay, D. D., and Sarah R. (Barnitz) Hay. He removed with his parents to Harrisburg in 1849, and received his primary education in the schools of this city. He attended Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg, and was graduated from that institution with the class of 1868. He then entered the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, graduation therefrom in 1871. He at once entered upon the practice of medicine in Harrisburg, and continued it for five years. In 1876 he engaged in the drub business and has since given it his entire attention. He was married at Gettysburg, August 7, 1871, to Sarah Jane Welty, daughter of Solomon and Jane (Livingston) Welty. To them have been born nine children, five of whom are living. Their names are: Bessie Barnitz, Charles Livingston, Martin Luther, Nellie McKnight, and Mary. Those dead were named: Rebecca Jane, William Welty, Ruth Stevenson, and John Deyoe. Dr Hay is a member of Council No. 3, United American Mechanics. He served as United States pension examiner for eighteen years. In politics the Doctor is a staunch Republican. The family attend the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
Transcribed by Donna WhippleDwhip79307@aol.com for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project-http://maley.net/transcription.
Date of Transcription: 1 Jan 2001
Copyright © 2000-All Rights Reserved: Use, duplication or reproduction for profit or presentation by any person or organization is strictly prohibited