Here's June Lockhart a decade later, a typical 60s mom lost in space in a series is set 125 years or so after HAVE GUN-WILL TRAVEL
Dr. Phyllis Thackeray and the man in black first cross paths on the Oct 5, 1957 episode. She's a female doctor, and of course the ignorant townsfolk will be having none of THAT nonense.
The official blurb:Paladin's patience is tested when a settlement, believing typhoid to be a direct result of divine will, condemns innocents to death.
On the May 17, 1958 episode , Dr Thackeray telegraphs Paladin for help. He drops everything, and at some considerable cost, rushes to her aid: Paladin again assists his friend Phyllis Thackeray, M.D., when impatience and panic threaten to generate a smallpox epidemic.