Dr. Edward Tyler Edgerly


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Dr. Edward Tyler Edgerly

  • Born: 15 Jan 1864, Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA
  • Marriage (1): Nettie Thurston 5 Feb 1891 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA 243
  • Died: 13 Nov 1931, Rochester, MN at age 67 245
  • Buried: Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA

bullet   FamilySearch ID: LZY4-H15. Find a Grave ID: 96782894.


bullet  General Notes:

Dr. Edgerly was recognized as one of the leading physicians of southern Iowa at the time of his death. He taught pathology at Northwestern University until 1894. Specialized in internal medicine, diseases of children, diseases of the heart, and tuberculosis. Attended Phillips Exeter academy. He was graduated with a BS from Harvard in 1885 and Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1889. He interned at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, was married in Chicago, began his practice in Chicago, where he became a teacher of pathology at Nothwestern.

Military: He was commissioned first lieutenant in the medical reserve corps of the US Army under the date of Dec. 28, 1912, receiving his commission the following spring. He entered the regular service in 1917 and served throughout WWI at Camp Dodge, Des Moines, where he became chief of the medical staff and was commissioned a major. 245

bullet  Research Notes:

Surname Edgerly Edgerly Gate, Ottumwa, Iowa Unique Monument Wapello County Genealogical Society Newsletter 10 1 1991

See his wife's research notes that indicate that his father was John Woods Edgerly. This name appears on a listing of Harvard University Graduates in 1855 indicating that he died in 1894. These dates would be consistent. (http://surnamesite.com/harvard/harvard1855.htm)


bullet  Events

Occupation. Physician

Education. Harvard/1885, Northwestern Medical/1889

Travel. Nettse (Nettie) T Edgerly was traveling with her husband Edward T Edgerly in 1927. They left the port of New York on the SS Reliance on the 26th of February. She is a married female, aged 65 who was born in Garden City, Minn. April 3, 1861. Ottumna, Iowa, 1004 Court Str. is her United States address.

residence, 1900, Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA. 337

Obituary, 14 Nov 1931, Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA. 338 Paper not known.


Edward married Nettie Thurston, daughter of Irvin Harris Thurston and Lydia Ellen Dunham, 5 Feb 1891 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA.243 (Nettie Thurston was born 3 Apr 1861 in Garden City, Blue Earth Co., MN, died 22 Mar 1939 in Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA 244 and was buried in Ottumwa, Wapello Co., IA.)

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