Dr. S. B. Bogan
Dr. S. B. Bogan was born in Grand Prairie Township, Jefferson
County, Ill., January 24, 1853, and is the son of Henry M. and
Elizabeth (Casey) Bogan. He is a native of Virginia, and a brother
of John S. Bogan. She is the daughter of Samuel Casey.
Our subject is one of a family of six children, all of whom are still
living. His early life was spent in assisting to till the soil on the
old home farm.
At the age of eighteen years, he was sent to Irving College,where he
remained for two years; he then went to Columbia College, Washington,
D.C. where he took the degree of B.S. He then attended medical lectures
at the same institution, and graduated with honor in the medical department.
In 1876, the Doctor wishing to remain in his native county, located at
Woodlawn, and began the practice of his profession. Here he was very
successful, but, in 1880, he decided to change his location to Rome, where
he now resides, and has built up a good practice in his new field.
September 1, 1880, he was married to Miss Louisa Casey, a native of
this county, and daughter of Robert Casey, of Rome. The result of this
union is one child Pearl Irene. Dr. Bogan is a member of the Rome Lodge,
No. 721, A., F. & A., M., and also the W. H. Hubbard R. A. Chapter of
Mount Vernon. In politics, he is a Democrat, having followed in the
footsteps of his ancestors.
Source: History of Jefferson County Illinois
By: William Henry Perrin, 1883
Submitted by Cindy Ford