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John Minson Galt was the son of Samuel Galt, of Londonderry, Ireland, who came to Virginia about 1735, and married Lucy Servant. John M. was born in 1744, was educated at the College of William and Mary about 1762 and studied medicine at Edinburgh and Paris, 1765-1767. He was for a time a surgeon with the Hudson Bay Company, settled in Williamsburg, Virginia, and was vestry man of Bruton Parish Church. In 1774 he was one of the committee of safety for Williamsburg. During the American Revolution he had charge of the sick soldiers in the hospitals in and around Williamsburg. He married Judith Craig, daughter of Alexander Craig and Mary Manpin. Galt died in 1808.

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