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Dr. Sandidge, Green Co. native, practiced at Wisdom, KY


Dr. Washington Thompson Sandidge with son
(From CM 2007-12-28) - Wisdom, KY - Photo and information furnished by Rondal Watson and Barbara Barton, great grand children of Doctor Sandidge.

Dr. Washington Thompson Sandidge was one of area's most colorful and important citizens. From his service to wounded soldiers on both sides in the Civil War, to the memory of his wives and the special culture they brought to the area, Dr. Sandidge story is one to remember

From the December 2007, Senior Quest Magazine, Edmonton, KY. Photos and information furnished by Rondal Watson and Barbara Barton, great grand children of Doctor Sandidge.

By Geniece Marcum

Among the early physicians to practice medicine in this area was Dr. Washington Thompson Sandidge, a native of Green County, Kentucky. Born in 1830, he was a son of Dabney Sandidge and Dolly Thompson Sandidge, who came to Green County from Albamarle, County, Virginia.

They were the parents of four children, and according to old family stories, two of their sons, Washington and his brother Pleasant never got along. They fought continuously until their frustrated parents finally decided to separate the two. After much consideration Washington was sent to medical school and his brother Pleasant to law school!

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