William C. Wingfield
William C. Wingfield, practicing physician of Prescott, Nevada County, Ark.
Samuel H. and Sarah Wingfield are the parents of the subject of this sketch,
and they were born in Hempstead and Clark Counties, Ark., respectively. Both
of them resided in Pike County, Ark., for a number of years, he born April
5, 1824 and she in 1832. They were married Pike County, Ark., October 5,
1852, and he was justice of the peace at one time, and was a very successful
man, a good Democrat, and a member of the Christian Church. Their children
were six in number - three sons and three daughters - five of whom are now
living, viz., Benjamin F. Cordelia, Alice (wife of George W. Golden), Sarah
E., J.D. and Jane. William C. Wingfield, the subject of this sketch,
received his education at St. John's College, and at the age of twenty-one
commenced the study of medicine under R.L. Rutherford, of Hollywood, Ark.,
and in 1876 attended lectures at the Kentucky School of Medicine, graduating
there on June 28, 1878, and practiced medicine during his college life, and
in 1878 located in Pike County, Ark., where he remained until 1886, at that
time coming to Prescott, where he has a splendid and lucrative practice.
February, 1882, he married Miss Josie C. Lamb, daughter of Thomas Lamb, and
to this union has been born one child, Lula M. Mr. and Mrs. Wingfield are
members of the Christian Church.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas, 1890, Nevada
County, pages 590-591.
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