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Dr J D Ensign

ENSIGN

Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/14/2006 at 17:06:59

Dr H D Ensign, Boone, was born in Lake county, Ohio, , on May 4, 1844, and was raised there on a farm, he received good educational advantages in his youth at the public schools, which he supplimented by attendance at Madison Seminary, during the war he enlisted in the Fourteenth Ohio independent artillery and served three years, after the close of the war he came to La Salle county, Illinois, and engaged in the drug business, while prosecuting this business he formed a taste for the medical profession, and commenced his studies with Dr. Ralph N Isham as preceptor, he graduated from the Chicago Medical college early in 1875 and until December, 1875, was connected with the marine hospital, and then came to this county, where he has succeeded in building up a good practice, and in which he has been very successful; he has been twice married, first to Miss Laura Armstrong in 1868, she was a native of Lake county, Ohio, she died in 1870, he married for his second wife Miss Kittie Smuller in 1879.

From the 1880 Boone Co history book


 

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