Another thought has occurred to me. You should be
able to obtain information from the Medical Society of
North Carolina. It will have records of all physicians
licensed in the state. Among other items, it should be
able to provide you the date the original license was
issued and the specialty areas of practice for your
Additional information might also be gathered from
the Pitt County Historical Society.
--- Carol Singh <csinghworthington@...
> Dear Mae,
> I am sure that many of our members who are
> visitors or even employees of Pitt Memorial Hospital
> can check for you at the hospital. You could also
> simply call "Information" and ask for Pitt Memorial
> Hospital in Greenville, North Carolina and ask to
> speak to the Medical Director.
> Even if he did not personally know your
> grandfather, he would very likely know something
> the history of the hospital and distinguished
> physicians who practiced there.
> It is also possible that this hospital, like some
> here in Richmond, publish yearbooks with pictures
> brief biographies of their staff. To locate
> like this would be a real treasure for a family
> because it would provide an opportunity to connect
> a very special way with a relative he never got to
> I myself was born at home on County Home Road.
> baby sister was the only one of us born at Pitt
> Memorial. Mama and our Uncle Mark moved us to
> Richmond, Virginia in 1953. Being so young, I am
> to say that I never got to meet your grandfather,
> he must have been a very special person indeed.
> Good luck to you in learning more about your
> kinsman. I am glad, though, that you have already
> personal information about him.
> I am sure that other members of our group will
> responding to you with specifics about your
> grandfather. I hope that you learn even more about
> than you ever thought possible.
> Later, Carol
> --- stpeter2911 <stpeter2911@...> wrote:
> > I am the grandaughter of Dr. James A. Battle
> > (1887-1953) who practiced
> > in Greenville, NC until his death. I have been
> > that there is some
> > sort of plaque? or such dedicated to him at
> > Hospital in
> > Greenville and I wish to verify that information.
> > Can anyone assist with this endeavor?
> > Mae