Woman of the Century/Isabella M. Pettet
PETTET, Mrs. Isabella M., physician, born in Holstein, Germany, 6th June. 1848. She came to the United States in 186S, locating in Milwaukee, Wis., where she became engaged in voluntary mission work connected with the Methodist Church. ISABELLA M. PETTET. She went to New York City in 1874, afterwards New York Port Society, where she remained for three years. She commenced the study of medicine in 1878 and was graduated with honors in 1881 in the New York Medical College and Hospital for Women. She has an office in her residence in East Fifteenth street, a private dispensary in East Twenty-third street and an office in Newark, N. J., visiting the latter place two days in the week. She is a member of the New York County Medical Society, and is on the medical staff of the New York Medical College and Hospital for Women.