Bio: Whiting, Jacob F. (History - b 1844)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Whiting, Lewis

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

Jacob F. Whiting, practicing physician and surgeon, Merrill, was born in Bangor, Me., Sept. 24, 1844. He came to Oconto in the fall of 1856, with his parents, where he remained until the fall of 1877. He then went to Ann Arbor, Mich., where he studied medicine for two years, graduating from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, March 26, 1879. From there he went to Medary, D. T., and there began the practice of medicine. In the fall of 1879, he returned to Oconto, and in October, 1879, he came to Merrill, where he entered upon the practice of his profession. He was married at Oconto, Sept. 1, 1865, to Emma Lewis, who was born at Hillsdale, Mich., Feb. 2, 1846. They have four children Isabel. Henry W., Annie C. and Jennie.


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