J. Hosman, MD

History of Fulton County, Illinois; together with Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History; Portraits of Prominent Persons and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Peoria, Illinois, 1879, page 659, Farmers' Township
  Dr. J. Hosman was born in Flushing tp., Belmont Co., O., in 1823; about 1835 the family moved to New Castle, where our subject received a common-school education; April 3, 1845, was married; read medicine under Dr. Beard in Boston, O.; Attended lectures at the Eclectic Medical college of Cincinnati, but since has practiced the regular system, - one year in Belmont, Co. and 10 in Franklin Co., O.; came to Bluff City, Schuyler Co., Ill., at the close of the war; in 1876 located in Table Grove; became disgusted with the practice of medicine (attending only certain professional calls) and went into the drug business, which he finds far more pleasant.

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