|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1831|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 1890|
"JACOB AFFOLTER, M.D., was born in Switzerland in 1831. He studied medicine at Berne College, and graduated there. In 1852 he came to America, traveled for some months then settled at Davenport, Iowa, where he was employed in drug business. He attended Humboldt Medical College, St. Louis, graduating August 13, 1862, and was immediately appointed First Assistant Surgeon, Fourth Missouri Cavalry, serving in that capacity over two years. Then practiced in Milwaukee for a few months, afterwards located at the town of Breese, Clinton County, Ill., where he continued to practice his profession until January 1882, when he immigrated to Westphalia, Kan., since which time he has practiced in Anderson County."
Biographical sketch from William G. Cutler's, "History of the State of Kansas" in the section on Westphalia, Anderson County, published in 1883.
Anna Elizabeth Weiss Affolter (1839 - 1904)*
Note: Asst Surgeon, 4th Missouri Cavalry. Shares headstone with his wife, Anna.
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Record added: Nov 25, 2007
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