Dr George Wade Bacon

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Dr George Wade Bacon

  • Birth 27 Oct 1807 Greenwich, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 24 Apr 1847 Bourbon, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bourbon, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 42618583

At the time of his death, Douglas County was part of Coles County, illinois.

George Wade Bacon was born Oct. 27, 1807 at Greenwich, N. J., He studied medicine. One of his instructors being his cousin, Dr. George Bacon Wood of Philadelphia, who was the author of Wood's Materia Mecia and other medical works. Dr. Bacon was in Natchaz, Miss. at the time of the great cholera plague and practiced his profession there. He was burned out and then came north, settling in the vicinity of Bourbon. He was a Quaker. (He was a land owner in Douglas County.) (Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Macon Co., IL, 10 Sept. 1905)


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  • Created by: Jim Wierman
  • Added: 2 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42618583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr George Wade Bacon (27 Oct 1807–24 Apr 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42618583, citing Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Douglas County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jim Wierman (contributor 47092726) .