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Hackett, Colin J. (1840-1896)

HACKETT, PERKINS

Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 3/3/2011 at 18:22:28

DEATH OF DR. HACKETT

Friday night at about 2 o'clock Dr. C. J. Hackett died at his rooms on Main St., aged 56 years.

He had been sick for several months with dropsy and a complication of diseases. He was born in Louisa Co. VA, August 27, 1840, and was educated in his profession of medicine at the University of New York and at the Richmond Medical College. During the war he was connected with the medical department of Gen. A. P. Hill's command of the Confederate Army. He went to Sioux City from Virginia a few years after the war and practiced medicine there for several years, locating in LeMars in 1878. He enjoyed a large practice in LeMars. His skill as a surgeon and thorough knowledge of medicine gave him a great reputation in his profession. He was a man of generous impulse and had many friends. He was married about a year ago and his wife survives him. His sister, Mrs. Perkins, and her two daughters are the only other relatives in LeMars. A sister lives in Kansas City. During his long illness he has had the most kind and careful attention from his relatives and from his partner, Dr. Somers.

The funeral services were held at St. George's Episcopal Church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The church was crowded to its utmost capacity by the old friends and acquaintances of the deceased. The pall bearers were Drs. Somers, Brick, Foster, Reeves, Cole and Mammen.

The LeMars Sentinel, November 23, 1896
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Akron Tribune
11-26-1896

LeMars Sentinel, 23. Friday night at about 2 o’clock, Dr. C. J. [Colin] Hackett died at his rooms on Main Street, aged 56 years. He had been sick for several months with dropsy with dropsy and a complication of diseases. He was born in Louisa County, Virginia, August 27, 1840, and was educated in his profession at the University of New York and at the Richmond Medical college. During the war he was connected with the medical department of General A. P. Hill’s command of the confederate army. He went to Sioux City from Virginia a few years after the war and practiced medicine there for several years, locating in LeMars in 1878. He enjoyed a large practice in LeMars. His skill as a surgeon wand thorough knowledge of medicine gave him a great reputation in his profession. Her was a man of generous impulse and had many friends. He was married about a year ago and his wife survives him. His sister, Mrs. Perkins, and her two daughters are the only other relatives in LeMars. A sister lives in Kansas City. During his long illness he had the most kind and careful attention from his relatives and from his partner, Dr. Somers.


 

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