Biography of Hart B. Wommack (1844-)
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888) pages 635-636.
Hart B. WOMMACK, M.D., of Millwood, is the son of Richard and Elizabeth (HAMMOND) WOMMACK . The father was born in Halifax County, Va., in 1804, and when two years old was taken to Tennessee. In 1823 he came with his mother to Lincoln County, and two years later he married Miss Cynthia SMILEY, who bore him three children. After her death he married, in 1831, Mrs. Elizabeth GILMORE, nee Hammond, and by her became the father of seven children, two sons and five daughters. She was a native of Kentucky but came to this State in early womanhood, and had one child by a previous marriage. She died in her sixty-fifth year. The father then chose for his third wife Mrs. Fanny MORRIS. He was a man of superior ability, and one of influence in his county. He was chosen to represent Lincoln County in the Legislature during the following years: 1848, 1856, 1858, 1862 and 1866, served as sheriff four terms, and as assessor two terms. He died in his seventy-sixth year. His son, Hart B., was born in Lincoln County, January 7, 1844, and received his literary education at the academy at Troy, Mo. Having studied medicine for three years under Drs. BARTLETT and GRIFFITH, of Louisiana, Mo., he entered the Missouri Medical College at St. Louis, from which institution he graduated in 1865. He then came to Millwood where he has practiced since. In 1866 he married Miss Tillie E. WHITMORE, of St. Charles County, who lived about two years. In 1870 he married Elza DYER, a native of Lincoln County, Mo., and a daughter of George I. DYER. This union resulted in the birth of seven children, three sons and four daughters. He and wife are members of the Catholic Church, as was also his first wife. He is a Democrat in politics, and in connection with his practice he is interested in farming and is the owner of 388 acres. He belongs to the Catholic Knights of America and is a member of the A.O.U.W. The Doctor has been practicing medicine in this community for twenty-three years, and has had very liberal patronage and satisfactory success.
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