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    F. W. WALTON

    F. W. Walton, physician, Piqua; was born Nov. 3, 1813, in Connecticut, and when but a child was left motherless; thereafter, he was under the jurisdiction of his uncle, in Madison Co,, N. Y., where he acquired his primary education,, early in life, he had access to his uncle's medical library, but his preceptor was the well-known Dr. S. R. Potter, of Syracuse, N. Y., now in Hamilton, Ohio. In 1855, Dr. Walton graduated from the Syracuse Medical College, of New York, and the same year passed an examination, and holds a diploma from the Eclectic Medical Institute of Cincinnati; two years later, he located in Piqua, where he has been favorably known since; he is among the older physicians of the city. His nuptials with Clarinda Hall were celebrated in Lenox, Madison Co., N. Y., Dec. 11, 1834; they trod the path of life for nearly two score years, when she passed away; the issue of their union was two sons, Samuel W. and Frederick L., who both became druggists, which they followed during life; in 1874, the Doctor married for his second wife Ada Peterson, born in Staunton Township, Miami Co., Ohio, she is a daughter of Ralph Peterson, in honor of whom the station (Peterson) on the D.& M. R. R. took its name.

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