Notes for Henry Ingersoll Bowditch
!US Census 1860 (1 June) Massachusetts, Suffolk Co., 9th Ward Boston City, page 702, lines 28-38: H. I. Bowditch (b. 1803 - 57 - in MA - Occ: Medical Doctor - Property Value $20,000 + $5,000) married to Olivia (b. 1819 - 41 - in England). Children listed (born in MA) are: Nathaniel (son b. 1839 - 21 - Occ: Student of Medicine); Olivia (dau b. 1843 - 17); and Vincent (son b. 1853 - 7). ALSO LISTED are: Elizabeth Morton (b. 1844 - 16 - in Ireland - Occ: Servant); Edwin Bowditch (son b. 1849 - 11 - in MA); Mary Head (b. 1830 - 30 - in Ireland - Occ: Servant); Anne W. Gowan (b. 1838 - 22 - in Ireland - Occ: Servant); and Anne Munson (b. 1820 - 40 - in Ireland - Occ: Servant)
!US Census 1880 E.D. 660, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; FHL Film 1254555; National Archives Film T9-0555; Page 77D: Henry I. BOWDITCH (b. Abt 1808 - 72 - in MA Fa: MA and Mo: MA) married to Olivia BOWDITCH (b. Abt 1816 - 64 - in England - Fa: ENG nad Mo: ENG). Child listed is Olivia G. BOWDITCH (Dau b. Abt 1838 - 42 - in MA - Fa: MA and Mo: MA). Others listed as servants with the family are: Nellie MCRAHEN (b. Abt 1855 - 25 - in IRE); Julia FOLEY (b. Abt 1857 - 23 - in IRE); and Edward RENABON (b. Abt 1860 - 20 - in MA)
!Five Genealogies of Bowdish and Bowditch Families in America...by Cyrus and Maryella Bowdish: Olivia was born February 1, 1816 at London, England. She died December 17, 1890 at Boston, Suffolk Co., Mass. Henry was a doctor and was an authority on diseases of the lungs. He pioneered operations on pleural effusions. He was a professor of Clinical Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He held an A. B. and an A. M. degree from Harvard 1828; also an M. D. 1832 from Harvard.
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