John Ellsworth Stute

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JOHN ELLSWORTH STUTE, M. D., physician and surgeon, Parkers Landing, Pa., was born in Warren county, N. J., July 19, 1861, a son of George and Mary E. (Hendershott) Stute.

George Stute and wife were both born in New Jersey. George Stute enlisted for service in the Civil war, May 27, 1861, in Company B, 2d New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, for three years, and took part in all the engagements of his regiment up to the battle of Spottsylvania Court House. There, May 14, 1864, he was taken prisoner by the Confederates and sent to Andersonville, Ga., where he died in the following November, and was interred in the National Cemetery of that place, the number of his grave - 11,882 - marking the spot. He left a family of two sons and two daughters: Aaron, Rebecca J., Belle and John E.

John Ellsworth Stute was reared at Trenton, N. J., and received his educational training in the Soldiers' Orphans' School and the public schools, and also enjoyed instruction under private tutors. In 1893 he entered the medical department of the University of Pittsburgh, where he was graduated in 1897, and at once began the practice of his profession at Parkers Landing, where he has been most successful. He is a member of the Pennsylvania State and the Clarion County Medical Societies.

Dr. Stute was married April 27, 1882, to Miss Rose Euchler, daughter of Peter and Barbara Euchler, of Manor township, Armstrong Co., Pa. Mrs. Stute died in 1905, leaving two daughters, Elsie B. and Lucille. Dr. Stute was married (second) Nov. 9, 1909, to Ada L. Zinn, daughter of Charles C. and Mary E. (Schell) Zinn, of Butler, Pa., and they have one daughter, Alice Virginia. Dr. and Mrs. Stute are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He also belongs to Parker Lodge, No. 521, F. & A. M. Politically he is independent in his views.

Source: Pages 968-969, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed November 1998 by Joyce Sherry for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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