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Signature of James L. Dusenbery and several photographs artistically combined.

McNairy, Bartlett Yancy "Yance"

Bartlett Yancy McNairy (1824-1869) of Guilford County, NC, was the son of James (1809-1884) and Sarah Weaver Jean (1811-1898) McNairy. A member of the Dialectic Society, he graduated in 1843 and received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania’s Medical Department in 1846. He became a physician in Mississippi and in 1847 married Mary C. Whitfield. Dusenbery refers to him as "Yance."





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