Saturday, March 17, 2018

Olivia Wooten First PGH Patient

The first patient admitted to Peninsular General Hospital in Salisbury when it opened on October 4th, 1897 was Olivia Wooten, 20 years old, of Delmar.  At that time the hospital had 14 beds.   The hospital was founded by Dr George W. Todd who was born on a farm outside of Delmar.

Oliva Virginia Truitt (1867-1965) had just married Elijah William Pargen Wooten (1877-1950).  Elijah was an engineer on the NY P & N Railroad.  They lived on Pine street and has as children; Blanche, Marion, and Myrtle.

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