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Dr William Palm, Jr
Birth: Jan. 3, 1815
Sinking Spring
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1886
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA

"Dr. William Palm died at 8 30 a.m to-day at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. B.F. Kupp, 435 Bingaman Street.
Deceased was the oldest son of the late Dr. William Palm of Sinking Spring. He was born in that village on January 3, 1815. His early education was such as the schools in those days afforded. He studied medicine under the tuition of his father and grand-father, Dr. Peter Palm. He attended a course of lectures at the Pennsylvania University and graduated in 1836. His wife who died 9 years ago, was Catharine Sharman. Dr. Palm commenced the practice of medicine in Spring township and moved to Reading 1850 and has practiced here ever since. He was one of the old school physicians relying principally upon the herb and vegetable kingdom. Many of his medicines were prepared by himself and were always in demand. His recipes were those of his grandfather, who had in the early days of this county an extensive laboratory at Sinking Spring. The Palms were a family of physicians as far back as they can trace their history. His brother, Dr. Henry Palm resides at Morton, Delaware county, and sisters, Mrs. John Y. Rhoads, near Beyertown, and Mrs. Michael Miller, at Myerstown. Charles H. Palm, who died in March last was also a brother of deceased. His Children are: John Palm, foreman of R&CRR., residing at Columbia: Franklin Palm, at Middletown; Cyrus, George, William, and Irwin Palm, of this city, and Mrs. Jeannetta wife of B. Frank Kuan."
-Reading Eagle, 26 Aug 1886

"Dr. William Palm, of Reading, died on Thursday, aged 71 years. The deceased graduated from the Pennsylvania University in 1836, and has practiced medicine ever since. He belonged to a family of physicians."
-Harrisburg Telegraph, Aug. 28, 1886

William and Catharine were married in 1837, Trinity Lutheran Church, Berks County
Family links: 
  William Palm (1789 - 1851)
  Elisabeth Hepler Palm (1796 - 1847)
  Catharine Sharman Palm (1818 - 1877)
  James Albert Palm (____ - 1860)*
  John Palm (1840 - 1910)*
  George W. Palm (1842 - 1893)*
  Cyrus Palm (1844 - 1918)*
  Jeanetta Palm Kupp (1846 - 1916)*
  William Palm (1850 - 1903)*
  Reuben Franklin Palm (1851 - 1921)*
  Mary Jane Palm (1859 - 1864)*
  Charles Irvin Palm (1861 - 1941)*
  Catharine Palm (1813 - 1816)*
  William Palm (1815 - 1886)
  Elizabeth Palm (1816 - 1816)*
  John Palm (1817 - 1826)*
  Julian Palm Miller (1819 - 1897)*
  Isaac Palm (1821 - 1822)*
  Hana Henrietta Palm (1822 - 1823)*
  Charles H. Palm (1824 - 1886)*
  Franklin Palm (1825 - 1855)*
  Henry Palm (1827 - 1893)*
  Susannah M. Palm (1832 - 1834)*
*Calculated relationship
In Memory Of
Dr. William Palm, Jr.
Born in Sinking Spring
Jan 3, 1815
Died Aug. 26, 1886
Aged 71 yrs. 7 months 23 days
Note: Originally interred at Fix-Gerber-Bitting Cemetery, William, Catharine, and three other family members were reinterred at Charles Evans in 1907
Charles Evans Cemetery
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
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