Charles H. Yancey, M.D.
History of Marion County, Missouri. page 1003
Dr Yancey was born in Hannibal, November 31, 1850. His father, Jeremiah Yancey, was a native of Tennessee and at the time of his death, July 5 1881, was agent for the St Louis & Keokuk Packet Company at Hannibal. He was killed accidentally by the cars. Dr. Yancey entered the St Louis Medical College in 1875, and took two courses of lectures. His third course was taken at the Louisville Medical College, where he graduated in 1877. The following year he was appointed chief surgeon for the St Louis & Keokuk railroad, which position he held one year. He then located at Camp Point, Illinois, where he practiced his profession up to 1883, then he came back to Hannibal. He owns a good drug store in the "West End". He was married in 1870, to Sarah, daughter of Dr. Clayton, one of Hannibal's prominent physicians.