FOLLMER, Dr. William H. M.D.

FOLLMER, Dr. William H. M.D.

Male 1856 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name FOLLMER, William H. 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix M.D. 
    Born 13 Aug 1856  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • WILLIAM H. FOLLMER, M. D., son of Jacob M., was born Aug. 13, 1856 at Milton, and there began his education in the public schools. He graduated from the high school at Watsontown, and then read medicine with Dr. J. R. Ely, at Milton, later entering Hahnemann Medical College, at Philadelphia, from which institution he was graduated in 1882.

      In the spring of the same year he located at Milton for practice, and there he remained until his removal to Williamsport, in 1909. Dr. Follmer has gained a wide patronage and considerable reputation in his profession, and he has been identified with the best homeopathic organizations, local and State, being a member of the Hahnemann Medical Institute, the State Homeo­pathic Medical Society (which he served as committeeman), the Milton Medical Society and the West Branch Homeopathic Society (covering Elk, Clinton, Lycoming, Union, Blair and Northumber­land counties), of which latter he has been president.

      Socially he holds membership in Milton Lodge No. 256, F. & A. M.; Warrior Run Chapter, R. A. M., and Milton Lodge No. 913, B. P. O. Elks.

      Dr. Follmer married Hettie L. Brown, who was born Jan. 30, 1861, daughter of the late Cyrus Brown, a prominent druggist of Milton. She died Jan. 29, 1899, leaving one son, Cyrus Brown, born May 17, 1894. In 1909 the Doctor married again.
    Census (desc) 1900  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    widowed, living with his mother at 529 N Front St. and working as a doctor 
    Moved 1909  Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    from Milton to 
    _UID 03A8B4665AE42143ADA310F5977E28EEE7D1 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1878  Milton Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2012 

    Father FOLLMER, Jacob Michael,   b. 3 May 1825, Limestoneville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1896  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother HACKENBERG, Susanna V.,   b. 1832, Freeburg, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1850 
    Family ID F531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family BROWN, Hester Louisa,   b. 30 Jan 1861, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1899  (Age 37 years) 
    Children 
     1. FOLLMER, Cyrus Brown,   b. 17 May 1894, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1990  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 893.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 16 Ward 1.