Fayette County Genealogy Project

LOUIS MARCHAND, M. D., was of Huguenot descent, and his parents, Dr. David Marchand and wife, were residents of Westmoreland county. He was born June 23, 1782, and died January 11, 1857. He read medicine, was graduated in 1809 from the University of Pennsylvania, and practiced for nearly fifty years at Uniontown and in Jefferson township. His father and all of his brothers were physicians, and tradition says could cure a mad dog bite. Dr. Marchand married Sarah, daughter of Dr. Samuel Sackett, and had a family of nine children.

Nelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Fayette County, Pennsylvania : containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Fayette County, and the boroughs and townships of the county : also, portraits and biographies of the governors since 1790, and genealogies, family histories and biographies of representative men of the county : illustrated.
Author(s): Shepherd, Henry E.; 1844-1929. ; (Henry Elliot),
Publication: Uniontown, Pa. : S.B. Nelson,
Year: 1900

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