Penn History

Selected Lists of Medical Students, 1805-1860

Compiled from the January 1841 University Catalog

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Source: Catalogue of the Trustees, Officers, & Medical Class. Session 1837-38. Philadelphia: January, 1841.

Matriculants

Names County State
Note: “With an inconsiderable exception, the gentlemen who are marked as (M. D.,) are graduates of other schools and of our own, still in the progress of study and attendance on lectures.”
Abernethy, Jesse J. Giles Tennessee.
Adams, William H. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Allen, Jonathan M. (M. D.) Wooster Massachusetts.
Alrichs, John Wilmington Delaware.
Alston, Kemp P. Halifax North Carolina.
Anderson, Daniel B. Fayette Tennessee.
Anderson, John Q. Caswell North Carolina.
Anderson, Matthew P. Louisa Virginia.
Anderson, Thomas Bladensburg Maryland.
Arrington, Thomas C. Nash North Carolina.
Askew, Andrew J. Bertie Do.
Askew, Joseph R. Hertford Do.
Austin, Thomas A. Buckingham Virginia.
Banister, Monro Amelia Do.
Barrow, William Northampton North Carolina.
Barstow, Jervis G. Smyrna Delaware.
Batcheller, Breed Pendleton South Carolina.
Bates, John M. Sumpter Alabama.
Batte, William H. Greensville Virginia.
Baxter, Oscar F. Currituck North Carolina.
Baynard, George H. Baltimore Maryland.
Beach, William Lodi New York.
Beale, Joseph Jr. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Beaumont, George H. Bucks Do.
Beck, John E. Sumpter Alabama.
Bee, Ephraim J. Woodbury New Jersey.
Berkey, Michael (M. D.) Jackson Indiana.
Bethell, John P. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Black, Robert C. Monro Georgia.
Bliss, Chester T. Susquehanna Pennsylvania.
Blount, Elias J. Pitt North Carolina.
Bobo, Charles D. Unionville South Carolina.
Bouldin, Robert J. Charlotte Virginia.
Boyd, Andrew T. Maury Tennessee.
Boyd, James J. Fairfield South Carolina.
Brakeley, Philip F. Warren New Jersey.
Brandon, James C. Wilkinson Mississippi.
Brinson, William A. Thomas Georgia.
Briscoe, John Jefferson Virginia.
Brooke, Alexander T. Essex Do.
Brooks, William D. F. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Brown, Benjamin L. Edgar Illinois.
Brown, Patrick Wilkie Richmond Virginia.
Brown, Uzel M. Munro Georgia.
Brown, Walter A. Culpepper Virginia.
Bryan, James (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Bryan, Jesse G. Beaufort North Carolina.
Bryan, Joseph R. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Bryce, Archibald (M. D.) Goochland Virginia.
Budd, Andrews E. Woodbury New Jersey.
Burge, Lorenzo N. Gwinnett Georgia.
Burk, Thomas J. Monro Virginia.
Burruss, John L. Louisa Do.
Butler, John D. Hanover Do.
Butt, Horace J. Smithfield Do.
Cage, Edward R. Fayette Tennessee.
Campbell, Archibald B. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Cardeza, John T. M. Do. Do.
Carter, Williams Hanover Virginia.
Cass, Abner L. Muskingum Ohio.
Chamberlaine, Samuel Talbot Maryland.
Chambers, George W. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Clarke, John T. Do. Do.
Clay, Eleazer G. (M. D.) Chesterfield Virginia.
Clements, William W. Northampton North Carolina.
Cobb, Benjamin E. (M. D.) Southampton Virginia.
Coburn, John B. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Cocke, Harrison C. Petersburg Virginia.
Coke, John A. Williamsburg Do.
Cole, William (M. D.) Prince George Do.
Collins, Allen T. Caswell North Carolina.
Comfort, J. Woolman (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Conrad, Daniel Winchester Virginia.
Cook, Lewis C. Warren New Jersey.
Cooper, Ezekiel C. Kent Delaware.
Cooper, Richard M. Jr. (M. D.) Camden New Jersey.
Copeland, John B. Williamson Tennessee.
Cornell, John F. New York New York.
Corson, Joseph Montgomery Pennsylvania.
Coryell, Richard H. Lambertville New Jersey.
Cowperthwaite, Joseph C. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Craddock, Charles J. Halifax Virginia.
Croom, Richard H. Maringo Alabama.
Cross, Rev. Marcus E. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Crowe, Robert Fulton (M. D.) Londonderry Nova Scotia.
Crudup, Edward A. Granville North Carolina.
Culp, Clark Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Cummins, Robert H. Washington Do.
Curran, John P. Philadelphia Do.
Currie, Shelby S. Caswell North Carolina.
Dailey, Robert W. Frederick Virginia.
Dandridge, Alexander S. Jefferson Do.
Darlington, Hilbern Chester Pennsylvania.
Davant, Adrian E. Beaufort South Carolina.
Davis, Charles H. Lynchburg Virginia.
Davis, Thaddeus Halifax North Carolina.
Dennis, George R. Worcester Maryland.
Dennis, Welding F. Wilkesbarré Pennsylvania.
Dewees, Hurdman P. Philadelphia Do.
Dickenshied, Charles H. Lehigh Do.
Dickey, Robert Cornwallis Nova Scotia.
Dougal, James Northumberland Pennsylvania.
Dozier, James A. Perry Alabama.
Drinker, Francis Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Ducachet, Henry W. Jr. Do. Do.
Duck, George Harrisburg Do.
Duffield, Samuel E. Bedford Do.
Easom, Andrew J. Monro Georgia.
Edgar, Samuel M. Davidson Tennessee.
Edmondson, John Augusta Virginia.
Effinger, Michael Lancaster Ohio.
Egan, John F. St. Croix West Indies.
Elliott, James L. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Elliott, Thomas H. Allegheny Do.
Evans, Edmund C. (M. D.) Philadelphia Do.
Evans, Moses F. T. Chesterfield South Carolina.
Fell, Jonathan (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Finlay, Edward S. St. Croix West Indies.
Fleming, Robert F. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Foster, John T. Tuscaloosa Alabama.
Foulke, John L. Montgomery Pennsylvania.
Frazier, Nicholas G. Rhea Tennessee.
Freeman, Edward Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
Fussell, Bartholomew (M. D.) Philadelphia Do.
Fussell, Edwin (M. D.) Pendleton Indiana.
Galt, John M. Williamsburg Virginia.
Gambill, Richard H. Rockingham Do.
Garnett, Alexander Y. P. Essex Do.
Garnett, John M. King & Queen Do.
Gary, Milton Perry Alabama.
Geib, William Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
German, Charles S. Lehigh Do.
Gibbs, Smith B. Granville North Carolina.
Gibson, William J. Columbus Georgia.
Gilmer, Peachy H. (M. D.) Albemarle Virginia.
Graff, George B. (M. D.) Edgar Illinois.
Gravatt, John J. Caroline Virginia.
Graves, Asa W. Madison Do.
Green, Sherwood (M. D.) Williamson Tennessee.
Green, Traill (M. D.) Easton Pennsylvania.
Greenbank, Richard M. Philadelphia Do.
Gregory, Robert A. Chesterfield Virginia.
Griffiths, Amos W. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Grigg, Jacob Montgomery Do.
Groce, Benton W. Lincoln Georgia.
Gwathmey, William H. King William Virginia.
Haberacker, Henry J. Lehigh Pennsylvania.
Haines, William S. (M. D.) Philadelphia Do.
Hall, Robert P. Warren North Carolina.
Halsey, Benjamin F. Northampton Do.
Hamilton, Patrick H. Charles Maryland.
Hamlet, Henry S. Chatham North Carolina.
Hammett, George A. Newport Rhode Island.
Hammond, Charles Boston Massachusetts.
Hammond, John F. Barnewell South Carolina.
Hardy, Charles A. Opelousa Louisiana.
Harper, James F. Dinwiddie Virginia.
Harper, Thomas S. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Harris, Christopher H. Goochland Virginia.
Harris, William A. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Harrison, Matthew M. Brunswick Virginia.
Harrison, Samuel A. Talbot Maryland.
Hartshorne, Edward (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Hartshorne, Henry Do. Do.
Harvey, Ellwood Delaware Do.
Hastings, John (M. D.) Philadelphia Do.
Hawkins, William J. Franklin North Carolina.
Heard, Joseph M. Chambers Alabama.
Helffenstein, Benjamin W. Montgomery Pennsylvania.
Henderson, Andrew A. (M. D.) Huntingdon Do.
Henderson, Joseph Union Do.
Hendon, Benjamin F. Green Alabama.
Hetich, George A. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Hilsman, Jeremiah Hancock Georgia.
Hilsman, Josiah Pike Do.
Hobson, Thomas Jr. Chester Pennsylvania.
Hogeland, Derrick V. Philadelphia Do.
Holcombe, Gustavus Savannah Georgia.
Hollingsworth, Samuel L. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Holstein, George W. Norristown Do.
Holt, Harrison Andover Massachusetts.
Horsley, William A. Amherst Virginia.
Hotchkiss, J. Temple Windsor New York
House, Lemuel S. Montgomery Tennessee.
Howell, William F. Wilcox Alabama.
Hudnall, David R. Bedford Virginia.
Huey, Alexander S. Chambers Alabama.
Hundley, Thomas J. Essex Virginia.
Hunter, Charles H. Berks Pennsylvania.
Hunting, Isaac M. Dutchess New York.
Hurt, Jethro M. Nottoway Virginia.
Hutchinson, Mahlou P. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Hutton, John C. Do. Do.
Hyland, Christopher H. Somerset Maryland.
Ingersoll, William J. Russell Alabama.
Irish, Franklin Salem Ohio.
Jennings, William B. Lynchburg Virginia.
Johnson, George St. Louis Missouri.
Jones, Adolphus D. Leaksville North Carolina.
Jones, Josiah N. Surry Virginia.
Keim, Henry Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Kello, Samuel B. Southampton Virginia.
Kennedy, Erwin Livingston Eastern Pennsylvania.
Kennon, John T. Tuscaloosa Alabama.
Kennon, Richard Mechlenburg Virginia.
Kerr, James W. (M. D.) York Pennsylvania.
Kirk, Robert C. Jefferson Ohio.
Klapp, Joseph Jr. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Kunckel, Aaron S. Luzerne Do.
Lamar, Thomas C. Monro Georgia.
Lancaster, Joseph B. Charles Maryland.
Latane, James H. Essex Virginia.
Latta, William S. Chester Pennsylvania.
Layton, Joseph Sussex Delaware.
Lehman, John C. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Le Monnier, Yves R. New Orleans Louisiana.
Leonard, Thomas K. Leon Florida.
Lewis, Willis Granville North Carolina.
Linton, Maurice P. Bucks Pennsylvania.
Lisle, James W. Philadelphia. Do.
Little, Robert P. Mercersburg Do.
Logan, John Dickenson Philadelphia Do.
Logan, Joseph Payne Goochland Virginia.
Low, James H. Henry Georgia.
Ludlow, John Livingston Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Macnair, Augustus H. Edgecombe North Carolina.
Magruder, Alexander L. C. Warren Mississippi.
Mallory, William H. Albemarle Virginia.
Malone, Charles W. Columbus Mississippi.
Mann, Hugh C. King & Queen Virginia.
Martin, Charles L. Lehigh Pennsylvania.
Martin, Franklin B. Do. Do.
Martin, Gabriel S. Franklin Georgia.
Mason, John K. New York New York.
Masters, Joseph Pitt North Carolina.
Mayfield, George A. J. Williamson Tennessee.
Meade, David E. Petersburg Virginia.
Mercer, Thomas N. Edgecombe North Carolina.
Merritt, John New Castle Delaware.
Michaux, Joseph Powhatan Virginia.
Miller, Dickinson J. (M. D.) U. S. Navy  
Miller, John Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Miller, William C. Chester Do.
Mills, John Rutherford North Carolina.
Mills, William Jr. (M. D.) Yazoo Mississippi.
Mitchell, Henry H. Elkton Maryland.
Mitchell, James Jr. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Montgomery, Harvey F. Rochester New York.
Moore, Cornelius G. C. Hertford North Carolina.
Moore, John Morris Newtown Pennsylvania.
Moore, William J. Norfolk Virginia.
Morris, Barton W. (M. D.) Caroline Do.
Mullen, Francis N. Pasquotank North Carolina.
Mumford, Edward J. Mecklenburg Virginia.
McCargo, William H. Limestone Alabama.
McClelland, Hugh Kennedy Washington Pennsylvania.
McCollom, Egbert S. Norristown Do.
McDowell, William M. Mercersburg Do.
McIlvaine, Emerson Philadelphia Do.
McKinley, Edward Do. Do.
McKnight, Lewis Do. Do.
McMeens, Robert R. Lycoming Do.
McPheeters, William M. (M. D.) Raleigh North Carolina.
Neall, Ebenezer (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Neill, John (M. D.) Do. Do.
Nicholson, Guilford J. L. Halifax North Carolina.
Old, Hallowell Camden Do.
Orr, Adrian V. B. Wilmington Delaware.
Page, Mann A. Orange Virginia.
Parrish, Edward Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Parrish, John H. Greene Alabama.
Patterson, George W. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Pattillo, James A. Charlotte Virginia.
Pawsey, George (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Peete, John S. Haywood Tennessee.
Pennypacker, Matthias J. Chester Pennsylvania.
Pepper, Lawrence S. Philadelphia Do.
Pepper, William (M. D.) Do. Do.
Perkins, Alexander H. York Virginia.
Perkins, Peter A. Williamson Tennessee.
Perit, Thomas D. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Perry, John C. (M. D.) Wilmington North Carolina.
Person, Benjamin F. Northampton Do.
Peterson, Robert E. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Peticrew, David Keytesville Missouri.
Phillips, James W. Fayette Tennessee.
Phillips, William H. (M. D.) Albemarle Virginia.
Potter, Joseph F. (M. D.) Waterville Maine.
Powell, Charles Milledgeville Georgia.
Price, James A. Caswell North Carolina.
Purnell, George W. Worcester Maryland.
Puryear, William C. Troop Georgia.
Rawlings, George C. (M. D.) Richmond Virginia.
Reagan, Lot Indianapolis Indiana.
Reedy, John A. Chester South Carolina.
Reese, John J. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Reese, Walter P. Lowndes Alabama.
Reveley, Thomas C. Orange Virginia.
Richey, Robert T. Warren New Jersey.
Ritchie, James Raymond Mississippi.
Robinson, Josiah V. Brandywine Sp. Delaware.
Robinson, Moore Richmond Virginia.
Rogers, Alexander H. Albemarle Do.
Rosa, William V. V. Jefferson New York.
Rose, Laurence B. Fredericksburg Virginia.
Ross, Francis A. Mobile Alabama.
Ruggles, Edward Fall River Massachusetts.
Rush, Lorenzo D. Lancaster Ohio.
Russell, Henry Sandwich Massachusetts.
Safford, Erasmus D. Wood Virginia.
Sargent, Fitzwilliam Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Saulsbury, Gove Caroline Maryland.
Saunders, Thomas J. Woodbury New Jersey.
Schoolfield, Joseph N. Norfolk Virginia.
Scott, Lawrence Newbern North Carolina.
Scott, Theophilus H. Raleigh Do.
Screven, Benjamin S. Beaufort South Carolina.
Seay, Junius H. Amelia Virginia.
Selden, Henry Norfolk Do.
Sharpe, James D. Savannah Georgia.
Shivers, James K. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Shivers, Mark M. Columbus Georgia.
Shore, John Petersburg Virginia.
Shumard, Benjamin F. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Simmons, John A. Lincoln Georgia.
Smith, Francis G. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Smith, James Somers Do. Do.
Smith, John N. Winnsborough South Carolina.
Smith, Seth K. Montgomery Pennsylvania.
Smith, Sidney Campbell Virginia.
Smith, Thomas Newbold Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Smyth, James Do. Do.
Snyder, Robert Allegheny Do.
Sorsby, Nicholas T. Greene Alabama.
Spencer, William W. Cumberland Virginia.
Spratley, Benjamin C. Portsmouth Do.
Stevens, Richard H. St. Louis Missouri.
Stevenson, Robert Toronto Canada.
Stewart, James R. Somerset Maryland.
Stimson, Fletcher W. Pittsylvania Virginia.
Stockwell, Nathaniel Amite Mississippi.
Stokes, Thomas J. P. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Stringfellow, William H. Chester South Carolina.
Strother, William Madison Virginia.
Summerell, William H. Southampton Do.
Sutton, William J. Bertie North Carolina.
Tait, Charles W. (M. D.) U. S. Navy  
Taliaferro, Benjamin F. Gibson Tennessee.
Tannor, John G. Dinwiddie Virginia.
Taylor, Charles H. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Taylor, James S. Henry Tennessee.
Taylor, John B. Bottetourt Virginia.
Taylor, John N. Norfolk Do.
Taylor, John E. (M. D.) Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Thompson, Edwin G. Orange North Carolina.
Thompson, Walton M. Clarke Virginia.
Thompson, William M. Culpepper Do.
Thornton, George Madison Do.
Till, Richard (M. D.) South Hartford New York.
Tillman, Richard H. Wadesborough North Carolina.
Tompkins, Francis O. Lynchburg Virginia.
Towles, Thomas Baton Rouge Louisiana.
Townsend, Richard H. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Trippe, Jesse E. Marengo Alabama.
Tull, John Graham (M. D.) Lenoir North Carolina.
Tunstall, Robert B. Norfolk Virginia.
Tutt, Samuel J. Cooper Missouri.
Tyler, Samuel Frederick Maryland.
Vanarsdale, Henry Newark New Jersey.
Vance, Thomas H. Washington Pennsylvania.
Van Wyck, Cornelius C. New York New York.
Vincent, Thomas L. Orange North Carolina.
Waddell, James Addison Staunton Virginia.
Waddell, James Alexander Do. Do.
Walke, Sydenham Chesterfield Do.
Walker, Isaac R. Chester Pennsylvania.
Walker, James C. Caswell North Carolina.
Walker, John B. Charlestown Massachusetts.
Walker, Thomas L. (M. D.) Albemarle Virginia.
Waller, Nelson S. Spotsylvania Do.
Ward, Edward H. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Warner, Lewis T. Suffield Connecticut.
Washington, James R. Wayne North Carolina.
Watmough, James H. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Watt, William M. Caswell North Carolina.
Watson, Arthur Accomack Virginia.
Weatherly, Joseph Somerset Maryland.
Weaver, Martin (M. D.) Germantown Pennsylvania.
Weir, John H. Philadelphia Do.
West, Francis Jr. Accomack Virginia.
Westmoreland, John G. Pike Georgia.
White, Benajah L. Pitt North Carolina.
White, Edward H. Somerset Maryland.
Wilcox, Edward S. Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Williams, Lewis J. Harford Maryland.
Willis, Joel Fayette Pennsylvania.
Wilson, John J. Lehigh Do.
Winston, James B. (M. D.) Culpepper Virginia.
Winthrop, J. Taylor U. S. Navy  
Wolff, Samuel Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Wood, James H. Northampton North Carolina.
Wood, Robert Serrell Dorsetshire England.
Wood, William Autauga Alabama.
Woodland, Thomas W. Kent Maryland.
Wright, Albert A. (M. D.) Litchfield Connecticut.
Wright, John J. Essex Virginia.
Wright, Weldon E. Caswell North Carolina.
Yancey, Albert G. Yanceyville Do.
Young, John G. Henry Tennessee.
Young, Walter B. Natchez Mississippi.
Total   410

Summary

Alabama 19
British Provinces 3
Delaware 7
Florida 1
Georgia 19
Illinois 2
Indiana 3
Louisiana 3
Maryland 17
Mississippi 7
Missouri 4
New England 10
New Jersey 9
New York 9
North Carolina 47
Ohio 5
Pennsylvania 51
Philadelphia 70
South Carolina 10
Tennessee 16
Virginia 92
U. S. Navy and Army 3
West Indies 2
England 1
 
Total 410

Graduates

At a Public Commencement held in July, 1840, the following gentlemen received the Degree of Doctor of Medicine:

Name State Essay
William W. Williamson Virginia Scarlatina.
John Brinckerhoff New Jersey Terebinthina.
William W. Lewis Virginia Tabacum.
George C. Carrington Do. Gastro-cutaneous Sympathy.
Richard T. Maxwell Delaware Acute Dysentery.
Daniel S. Triplett Virginia Nephritis.
Henry A. Vaughan Do. Fever.
Thomas Randolph Hurt Do. Apoplexy.
William L. Davis Georgia Luxations.
David Roberson Do. Indigestion.
Jonathan M. Allen Massachusetts Nervous System.