History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, 1884

Peter Barkey Biography

Peter Barkey, physician and surgeon, Erie, was born in Ontario Co., Canada, March 19, 1848, son of Daniel and Barbara (Pike) Barkey, natives of Canada, whose progenitors came from Saxony, Germany, about 200 years ago.

Daniel Barkey is a prosperous farmer living in Canada.

Our subject was reared on the farm, and educated at Albert University, Canada. After a curriculum of seven years, he graduated In 1869, and was subsequently examined and passed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

In 1870, the Doctor attended lectures in Philadelphia, and had charge of the University Hospital in that city.

Finally our subject came to Erie City in 1871, and has been in successful practice ever since. In 1872, he was appointed City Physician. He is a member of the Methodist Church; in politics, is a Republican.

Source: History of Erie County, Pennsylvania; City of Erie; Chicago; Warner, Beers & Co.; 1884

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