2 Apr 2006
F. W. CARMAN, M. D., homeopathic physician and surgeon, office at his residence in Prophetstown, is a son of Jeremiah and Jane (TREAT) CARMAN. He was born in Sterling, Cayuga Co., N.Y. About the year 1862 his parents’ family came to Henry Co., this state. His father was a farmer, and is at present engaged in the grocery business in Geneseo, Henry Co., where his mother is also residing. Dr.CARMAN was reared on the farm, and finished his education in the High School of Geneseo. In 1876 he commenced to study medicine in the office of Dr. H. I. HOPPINS, where he remained until 1880, in the meantime attending the Cook County Hospital one year, and graduated from the Chicago Homeopathic College. He practiced a short time in Geneseo, and afterward followed his profession in Lyndon, this county, 18 months. In the spring of 1883 he moved to Prophetstown, and opened an office and entered upon the practice of his profession at that place, where he has since continued to follow the same. He makes a specialty of chronic diseases and of diseases of children, and has met with vary flattering success in his practice of medicine and surgery.
Dr.CARMAN formed a matrimonial alliance in Geneseo, Henry County, this State, October 25, 1882 with Miss Mary S. POMEROY, a daughter of Charles and Sylvia A. (WEST) POMEROY. She was born in Henry Co., Illinois, March 11, 1860. One son, Lee J., was born of their union, in Prophetstown, September 16, 1883. The father of Mrs. CARMAN is deceased, and her mother resides in Moline, Michigan.
Dr.CARMAN is a member of the Order of Modern Woodmen of America, and also of the Rock River Institute of Homeopathy.