Dr. H.E. Cottingham, Dentist
Reporter Katherine F. Berry
November 6, 1940
Dr. H.E. Cottingham, son of
G.H. and Malinda Ann (Sigler) Cottingham, was born January 7, 1869 at
Herman Valley, east of Morganfield about nine miles.
The first school he attended was at
McClures school, he attended this school for two years then moved to Corydon in
Henderson County and attended the graded and high school there. Robards, in
Henderson County there had a "college" so Dr. Cottingham attended there for
He graduated from the College of
Dentistry in Louisville in 1891. Took a post-graduate course in a medical
college in Chicago in 1900. In 1910 he took a special course in Peritonitis at
Memphis, Tennessee and started successful treatment of pyorrhea.
Dr. Cottingham started practice in 1891
in Morganfield and has been located here since then.
He married Miss Anna Puryear, September
8th, 1891. She died May 8th, 1929. He has two daughters living.
He is a member of the Methodist church.
Source of Information
Dr. H.E. Cottingham