The Families of Adam Keith

Doctors, Lawyers, Reverends and such


Dr. Alexander Wishart  [1798-ca 1870]


Ancestry: Adam Keith1>Johann Jacob Keith2>Jacob Keith3>Mary Ann [Keith] m. Alexander] Wishart4

The History of Bedford, Somerset, and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co., p. 349.


Dr. David Wishart [Alexander’s father]


 ... His son Alexander became a doctor, and practiced at Martinsburg [PA] until his death.


Source: Bedford, Pa. Will Book #3, pg 158


David Wishart, a physician, resided in Hopewell Twp. His will was dated October 6, 1839 and probated December 20, 1839. Mentions his children George, Thomas, Catharine Harden, Mary Chaney, Margaret Nixon, James, David, and Alexander. Also mentions the burying ground of the Yellow Creek Meeting-house. The executors were his son George, his nephew John Belch of Woodberry, and John Wishart of Wells Valley. Witnessed by George Long, John Cook, and Isiah Davis.


U. S. Census Information


1870 PA>Blair>Martinsburg Alexander Wishart 72 PA physician, Maggie 18 PA, Lillie 16 PA, Susan Cypher 26 PA, Helen Cypher 4 PA, Henry Nicodemus 36 PA surveyor, Haddie Nicodemus 30 PA, Mary Nicodemus 9 PA, William [Alexander] Nicodemus 5 PA, Cora Nicodemus 2 PA