HOWARD WEBER, physician and surgeon, East Hickory, was born in Venango county, Penn., October 28, 1862. He is a son of George K. and Elizabeth Weber, both of German descent, who, about the year 1850, moved from Centre county, Penn., to Dempseytown, same State, where they reared a family of ten children - nine sons and one daughter - and by perseverance and economy accumulated a snug little fortune. They are still living in comfort at Dempseytown. Dr. Weber's brothers, yet living, are as follows: James Buchanan and Charles Henry, in Greeley, Colo.; Edgar H., in the State of Washington; Judson M. and Norton, in Dempseytown, Penn. The deceased brothers are Newton, Emerson and Duff; the sister, Pira Weber, is also deceased. Howard Weber, the subject of these lines, was educated at Allegheny College, Meadville, Penn., and in 1884 began the study of medicine with Dr. Samuel Sherwell, of Brooklyn,·N. Y. He entered Long Island Hospital College, Brooklyn, N. Y., in the fall of 1885, and was graduated in March, 1887. In June of the same year he located at East Hickory, this county, where he has built up a wide and steadily growing practice. Dr. Weber was married September 24, 1881, to Etta J., daughter of Robert Montgomery and Elizabeth Ann Carter, of Dempseytown, Penn., and of Irish descent, and three children have been born to this marriage, their names being as follows: Henry Clarence (born February 15, 1883), Mark Urban (born March 8, 1885) and Savilla Hazel (born November 18, 1888).
Source: Page(s) 946-947, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed December 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project
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