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Pickett, Manhatten - M. D.

MANHATTEN PICKETT, M.D., Corry, was born in Charlotte, Chautauqua Co., N.Y., August 15, 1843. He attended the common schools in his native place until seventeen years of age, and two years at Ellington Academy, same county, where he also taught a term. Our subject enlisted during the late war in the One Hundred and Twelfth N.Y. Regiment, Company B, serving from 1862 as non-commissioned officer. He also served three months in the Erie regiment under Col. J. W. McLane. Was wounded by a musket June 2, 1864, in the battle at Cold Harbor, Va., frqm the effects of which he has never recovered. He participated in several large battles, and was with Butler in his Dutch Gap expedition. Dr. Pickett began to study medicine at the hospital of the Sisters of Charity, Buffalo, in 1864. He read under Dr. Sanford Eastman (deceased), Professor of Anatomy, and graduated in Buffalo in 1869. He began to practice his profession in Columbus in 1868, continuing five years; then went to Corry in 1872, where he has a large and lucrative practice. Dr. Pickett was married, at Bennington, Vt., May 17, 1869, to Gertrude Webber, born in Columbus, Warren Co., Penn., February, 1850. Her parents were natives of N.Y. State. This union has been blessed with one child, Jennie E., born at Columbus, Penn., April 7, 1871. Our subject has served as Health Officer of Corry six years, Pension Examiner at Columbus, Warren Co., Penn., four years, and has been surgeon on the Buffalo, New York & Philadelphia Railroad five years, and on the Philadelphia & Erie nine years. Dr. Pickett, with wife, is an attendant of the Episcopal Church. He is a member of the Masonic order, Sylvan Lodge, 303, St. Clairsville, N.Y.; Columbus Chapter 200, Corry, Penn.; and Clarence Commandery 51, Corry, Penn. He has a sister, single, living at Charlotte. The Doctor, in politics, is a Democrat.


 

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