David Wybourn


1878 Nov 4 Born to William Wybourn and Maria Catherine McKeeman in Allen Co IN 1880 Census with parents 1896 Graduated high school Monroeville, IN 1896-1898 Taught school 1898-1902 Attended Fort Wayne Medical College 1900 Aug 4 Census Allen County, Madison Twp, IN with parents 1903 Began practicing medicine at Fort Wayne School for the Feeble Minded 1903 Married Katey Sheehan William born Robert born 1910 Census 1911 Established practice at Ossian, Wells County, IN Member Ossian M.E. Church Member Wells County Medical Society Member American Medical Society Methodist Hospital Staff Fort Wayne, IN 1918 Mother died in Ossian, Wells County, IN 1920 Census Ossian, S. Jefferson, Wells County, IN 1935 Mar 22 Died at Methodist Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN Buried Ossian Cemetery

1880 Census, Allen County, Madison Township, IN William Wyburn 31 Farmer NY  Eng Eng Catherine      26        NY  Ire Ire John A.         4        IN  Eng Ire David C.        1        IN  Eng Ire

1900 FEDERAL CENSUS ALLEN COUNTY, MADISON TOWNSHIP, IN V 2  ED 10  SH 2  LN 39 Wybourn, William Head W M Sep 1848 51 M 24 NY Eng Eng Farmer 0 Yes Yes Maria C. Wife W F July 1855 46 M 24 3 2 NY Ire Ire Yes Yes Yes John Son W M May 1876 34 S IN NY NY Salesman 0 Y Y Y Charly Son W M Nov 1878 22 S IN NY NY Medical Student 1 7 Y Y Y Martha Sister W F Sep 1837 62 S NY ENG ENG Housekeeper 0 Y Y Y Peters, Mary Boarder W F Apr 1885 15 S IN IN IN At school 8 Y Y Y

1910 FORT WAYNE CITY DIRECTORY Wybourn Charles brakeman GR & IRR h 804 Barr Wybourn John A. (Felger & Wybourn) h 613 Huffman Wybourn Wm T h 3201 Harrison

1911 FORT WAYNE CITY DIRECTORY Wybourn Charles tmstr h 820 Barr Wybourn John A. grocer  230 E Colllumbia h 613 Huffman Wybourn Wm T h 3201 Harrison

1920 SOUNDEX INDIANA W165 VOL 110 ED 185 Wybourn, David C. SH 4 LN 100 W 41 Indiana Wells Ossian S. Jefferson Wybourn, Katherine W 41 Indiana William S 12 Indiana Robert S 9 Indiana William T. Father 70 New York

1920 FEDERAL CENSUS WELLS COUNTY, OSSIAN TOWN, JEFFERSON TWP, INDIANA 110 112 Wybourn, David C Head Q F M W 41 M _ Y Y IN NYS NYS Y Physician Medical Wybourn, Katherine Wife F W 41 M _ Y Y IN OH OH Y None William Son M W 12 S Y Y - IN IN IN Y None Robert Son M W 9  Y Y Y IN IN IN Y None William T. Father M W 70 WA _ Y Y NYS England England Y Labor Janitor W

Medical doctor, Shelby, Allen County, Indiana David C. Wybourn was born on the homestead farm on November 4, 1878.  He graduated from high school in Monroeville, Indiana in the class of 1896.  He taught school for 2 years and then attended the Fort Wayne Medical College where he graduated in 1902.  He practiced medicine at the Fort Wayne School for Feeble Minded Youths and then established a practice in Sheldon, Indiana.  He married Katie Sheehan of Monroeville on August 4, 1903.

ALLEN COUNTY, IN JOURNAL GAZETTE OBITUARIES Wybourn, David Charles JG Mar 24, 1935 16:8 Dr. D.C. Wybourn of Ossian Succumbs Prominent Wells Co. Physician Succumbs in Local Hospital Ossian. Mar. 22--Dr. David Charles Wybourn, prominent physician here for the past 24 years, died at 1:50 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Methodist hospital, Fort Wayne. Dr. Wybourn had been in ill health for some time but was taken to the hospital Wednesday for appendectomy.  He failed to rally after the surgery.  Death was attributed to chronic myocarditis. The deceased was born in Monroeville, November 4, 1878.  In 1902 he was graduated from the Fort Wayne Medical College and located at Yoder where he first established practice.  A year later he married Miss Catherine Sheehan, who survives. In 1911 Dr. Wybourn came to Ossian where he remained in active practice until April 15, 1934, when he was forced to retire because of ill health. He was a member of the Ossian M.E. church, the Wells County Medical society, the American Medical Society and was a member of the Methodist hospital staff at Fort Wayne. Surviving besides the widow are two sons, William Wybourn, Fort Wayne attorney, and Dr. Robert Wybourn of Ossian; a brother, John Wybourn of Sturgis, Mich. The body was brought to the Elzey & Son funeral parlors here and will be returned to the home Monday.  The body will lie in state at the funeral home until taken to the home.  Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the local M.E. church, with burial in Ossian cemetery.

Jane Hunter Hodgson
Tucson, Arizona

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