Biography of Dr. Llewellyn T. Botsford
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Botsford, Dr. Llewellyn T., Colton, was born in Canton, May 27, 1852, a son of Cyrenus Z., a native of Lewis county, N. Y., born in 1813, who settled about 1830 in Canton and was there educated. In early life he was turnkey of the jail at Canton and attended school, later he followed teaching. He was thrice married, his last wife being Aurilla King, of Canton, and soon after his marriage he moved on the farm where he now lives, He is a Republican, and was a Prominent member of the Union League. He had three children; Elizabeth, wife of William H. Lewis, of West Potsdam; Jen nie, wife of Adeibert C. Clark, of North Russell; and Llewellyn T. The latter attended the public schools and Canton Academy, and after reaching his majority he worked on a farm and taught school to earn funds to continue his education. He then entered St. Lawrence University, remaining two years, then began the study of medicine with Sanford S. Hoag, of Canton. He spent one year in the medical department of Burlington (Vt.) University, and graduated from the New York Homeopathic Medical College in 1878. Since this, with the exception of three years in Canton, he has had a successful practice in Colton. In 1880 Dr. Botsford married Jennie Potter, daughter of Pelopides Potter, of Colton, and they had three children : Lelon P., Julia G. and Millie R. Mrs. Botsford died December 10, 1890. Dr. Botsford is a Republican, and has served several years as health officer, coroner for six years. and was one of the Board of Education three years. he is a member of High Falls Lodge No. 428, F. & A. M., and he and family attend the Episcopal Church.

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