Elliott, Noah(born: 1826 - died: 1918)
Noah Elliott, born in Greenup County, KY, was the first African American doctor to practice in Athens County, OH. His physician's training was by way of an apprenticeship. He had been a hospital steward in the 26th U.S. Colored Infantry during the Civil War.
Elliott's second wife was Mary A. Davidson, sister of Olivia Davidson, the wife of Booker T. Washington. The Washingtons were married in Elliott's home in 1886.
For more see Noah Elliott at cordingleyneurology.com; chapter 9 of Stories of Medicine in Athens County, Ohio, by G. E. Cordingly; and Carl J. Denbow, "Dr. Noah Elliott, African American Pioneer Physician" (presentation at the Ohio Academy of Medical History, 4/14/2007).