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Dr. Truman Raymond (1783-1861)

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The Raymond family was of English origin. They emigrated from England and settled in the Eastern United States, as early as 1630.

Dr. Truman Raymond was born in Great Barrington Berkshire, Massachusetts on July 16, 1783.

His parents were Lemuel Raymond (1959-1829), born in Connecticut and Hanna Bucknam Underwood (1759-1806) born in Massachusetts.

Dr. Truman Raymond married Elizabeth Dulmage

At the outbreak of the American Revolution, Dr. Truman Raymond joined the British Forces. He came to Canada as a United Empire Loyalist..During the War of 1812 he was stationed in Gananoque as a surgeon , then, moved to Prescott and then to Niagara in 1824. He was appointed surgeon to the First Lincoln Regiment in 1838. By 1840 his family moved to St Catharines. Here he had a highly respected practice.

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