Biography of William H. Jackson

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Jackson, William H., M. D., Concord, p. o. Springville, was born in Monroe county, N. Y., August 26, 1841, and is a son of William Jackson, a native of Herkimer county, N. Y., born January 25, 1810. His great-grandfather came from England and settled at Herkimer, in the Mohawk Valley. William Jackson married Elizabeth, daughter of John Cornes, who was a farmer. William H. Jackson was educated in the public schools at Arcade N. Y., and was graduated from the State Normal School at Albany in 1861, from Eastman's Business College in Poughkeepsie in 1862, and also from the medical department of. the University of South Carolina in 1873. He was then appointed principal of the preparatory department of the university, which position he retained until 1877. In 1878 he came to Springville and established his present practice. In 1863 he married Mary Hyde, who died in 1870, when he married Frances Rockwell, by whom four sons and one daughter have been born: W. Heman, Lucian C., Fletcher R., Lawrence C. and Mrs. Mabel Shuttleworth of Buffalo. Dr. Jackson is a member of the Erie County Medical Society, of the New York State Medical Association, of the New York State Railway Surgeons, of the National Association of Railway Surgeons, and also has been surgeon for the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad for the past eleven years. He is a member of Arcade Lodge No. 419, F. & A. M., and has been master of the Springville Lodge for five years and high priest of the Springville Chapter for three years.


Source:
Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Trumen C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898

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