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.