Obituary of Dr. John O. Witman- died in Halifax.
OBITUARY. Dr. John O. Wltinan. Dr. John O. Witman died at Halifax, this county, on Saturday evening, April 13lh. He was born at Reading, Berks conntv. in 1803. and was a clerk in Sur veyor General Hicster's office during Governor Shultz's administration, and later was a student of medicine under Dr. Luther Reiiy, and at the University of Pennsylvania. He was well known in this city, and in tho upper end of the county where ho was engaged in active practice of medicine for nearly fifty years. Ilia life was quiet. Ho knew his work and did it, and he has passed away respected respected and lamented by all who knew him. Dr. Witman was married in 1828 to Caroline, daughter of Henry Orth, one of the early sheriits of Dauphin county. Of their children three survives him, II. O. Witman, M. D., and Mrs. Dr. R. II. Mofflt, of this city, and Col. E. T. Witman, of ( )maha. (Their second son, Adjutant T. , R. Witman, fell in tho Atlanta campaign of the rebellion.) In 1851 he married Margaret 8., daughter of the lato W. Reed, Esq., of this county, who survives him. , Funeral at Halifax, where he lived for forty - four years, at noon, Tuesday, April 15th.