Difference between revisions of "Jonathan Eights 7933"

From People of Colonial Albany
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "'''Jonathan Eights''' was born in January 1773. He would be the only surviving son of the eleven children born to the marriage of Albany sailmaker Abraham Eights and Catherine...")
 
 
(One intermediate revision by the same user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Jonathan Eights''' was born in January 1773. He would be the only surviving son of the eleven children born to the marriage of Albany sailmaker Abraham Eights and Catherine Brooks.
+
{{Person|birth_date=January 1773|death_date=1848|parent1=Abraham Eights 7800|parent2=Catherine Brooks Eights 342|partner1=Alida Wynkoop Eights 6951}}
  
Although raised along the Albany waterfront, Jonathan instead became a physician. He first received a classical education in the school of George Merchant. Then, he was trained in the medical offices of Albany doctors Wilhelmus Mancius and Hunlock Woodruff. In 1795, he was examined and then licensed to practice medicine. His first few years were devoted to practice in the areas around Albany and then in Canajoharie. In 1797, he went to Philadelphia for a year of advanced surgical training. Returning to Montgomery County, he built a substantial medical practice there.
+
'''Jonathan Eights''' was born in January 1773. He would be the only surviving son of the eleven children born to the marriage of Albany sailmaker [[Abraham Eights 7800|Abraham Eights]] and [[Catherine Brooks Eights 342|Catherine Brooks]].
  
In May 1810, he returned to Albany and established a home and office at 92 North Pearl Street that became an Albany landmark for half a century.
+
Although raised along the Albany waterfront, Jonathan instead became a [[Physicians and Surgeons|physician]]. He first received a classical education in the school of [[George Merchant 1021|George Merchant]]. Then, he was trained in the medical offices of Albany doctors [[Wilhelmus Mancius 6628|Wilhelmus Mancius]] and [[Hunlock Woodruff 3524|Hunlock Woodruff]]. In 1795, he was examined and then licensed to practice medicine. His first few years were devoted to practice in the areas around Albany and then in Canajoharie. In 1797, he went to Philadelphia for a year of advanced surgical training. Returning to Montgomery County, he built a substantial medical practice there.
 +
 
 +
In May 1810, he returned to Albany and established a home and office at 92 North Pearl Street<ref>see [[City Streets]]</ref> that became an Albany landmark for half a century.
  
 
Dr. Eights had a private practice but was best known as the Alms House physician. He reputedly taught a number of medical men, was a director and trustee of several benevolent organizations, and an active Masonic member as well.
 
Dr. Eights had a private practice but was best known as the Alms House physician. He reputedly taught a number of medical men, was a director and trustee of several benevolent organizations, and an active Masonic member as well.
  
By the mid-1790s, he had married Manhatttan-born Alida Wynkoop, a long-time acquaintance who came to Albany with her family as a girl. Their marriage produced a small family of a son and two daughters.
+
By the mid-1790s, he had married Manhatttan-born [[Alida Wynkoop Eights 6951|Alida Wynkoop]], a long-time acquaintance who came to Albany with her family as a girl. Their marriage produced a small family of a [[James Eights 2036|son]] and two daughters.
  
 
Jonathan Eights died in 1848 at age seventy-five.
 
Jonathan Eights died in 1848 at age seventy-five.
 +
<references />
 +
[[Category:Biography]]
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:Eights Jonathan }}

Latest revision as of 14:46, 9 January 2020

Jonathan Eights 7933
(January 1773 – 1848)
Birth: January 1773
Death: 1848
Parents: Abraham Eights
Catherine Brooks Eights 342
Siblings: Jonathan Eights 7933 (January 1773 – 1848)
Partners: Alida Wynkoop Eights 6951
Children: James Eights 2036 (1798 – June 1882)

Jonathan Eights was born in January 1773. He would be the only surviving son of the eleven children born to the marriage of Albany sailmaker Abraham Eights and Catherine Brooks.

Although raised along the Albany waterfront, Jonathan instead became a physician. He first received a classical education in the school of George Merchant. Then, he was trained in the medical offices of Albany doctors Wilhelmus Mancius and Hunlock Woodruff. In 1795, he was examined and then licensed to practice medicine. His first few years were devoted to practice in the areas around Albany and then in Canajoharie. In 1797, he went to Philadelphia for a year of advanced surgical training. Returning to Montgomery County, he built a substantial medical practice there.

In May 1810, he returned to Albany and established a home and office at 92 North Pearl Street[1] that became an Albany landmark for half a century.

Dr. Eights had a private practice but was best known as the Alms House physician. He reputedly taught a number of medical men, was a director and trustee of several benevolent organizations, and an active Masonic member as well.

By the mid-1790s, he had married Manhatttan-born Alida Wynkoop, a long-time acquaintance who came to Albany with her family as a girl. Their marriage produced a small family of a son and two daughters.

Jonathan Eights died in 1848 at age seventy-five.