Biography of Dr. Jabez P. Moss
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Moss, Jabez P., M.D., B.N.S., was born in Windsor county, Vt., in 1827. He was educated at the Royal Academy in Vermont and afterwards entered the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, from which he graduated in 1846. In 1846 he went to work as first assistant engineer on what is now known as the Boston and Albany Railroad. In 1849 he sailed around Cape Horn to California, afterwards sailing up and down the Spanish Main, visiting the Islands of the Pacific Ocean, Japan, etc., in a vessel of which he was part owner until 1853. On his return he studied medicine and graduated from the medical department of Columbia College in 1854 He then began the practice of medicine in Troy, N. Y., where he is now located. He belongs to the County and the State Homeopathic Societies and the American Institute of Homeopathy. In 1863 he married Catherine Van Schaick of Troy; she died in 1893. He has two sons and one daughter: Frederick S., also a physician of Troy; Richard P., resident engineer of Duncan Pulp and Paper Works, at Mechanicville; Gratia L., married Frank Harrison of Toledo, Ohio.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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