Dr Jacob Affolter

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Dr Jacob Affolter

  • Birth 25 Apr 1831
  • Death 21 Apr 1890
  • Burial Highland, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 23090392

"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.


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Gravesite Details Asst Surgeon, 4th Missouri Cavalry. Shares headstone with his wife, Anna.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23090392
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Jacob Affolter (25 Apr 1831–21 Apr 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23090392, citing Highland Cemetery, Highland, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by DPlus9 (contributor 46635247) .