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-- Obituaries --

SOURCE: "History of the Catholic Church In Indiana"-- by Charles Blanchard, 1898   {via Dearborn County Mail List}

DR. JOSEPH A. BOERSIG, of Lawrenceburg, is a son of Michael and Elizabeth (Frick) Boersig. The father was from Germany, and was a cabinetmaker until his death, which occurred February 14, 1871. Dr. Joseph A Boersig was born June 7, 1871, was reared in New Albany, attended the common schools, and attended St. Meinrad college in 1887-88. Immediately after leaving this college, he attended the university of Louisville for three years, graduating in March, 1892. He practiced in New Albany for eighteen months, and then located in Lawrenceburg, beginning practice on his arrival. The doctor is a brother of Rev. J. Henry Boersig, of Yorkville, Ind., where his mother resides at sixty-one years of age. The doctor has nearly all the Catholic practice of Lawrenceburg, being well read in his profession, and having had an extroardinary experience for so young a physician.


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