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Penn Medical Students:
Compiled from the January 1841 University Catalog

Source: CATALOGUE OF THE TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, & STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. PHILADELPHIA: JANUARY 1841.

 

MEDICAL CLASS. SESSION 1840-1841

Matriculants | Summary Statistics | Graduates

 

MATRICULANTS:

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."

NameCountyState
Abernethy, Jesse J.GilesTennessee.
Adams, William H.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Allen, Jonathan M. (M. D.)WoosterMassachusetts.
Alrichs, JohnWilmingtonDelaware.
Alston, Kemp P.HalifaxNorth Carolina.
Anderson, Daniel B.FayetteTennessee.
Anderson, John Q.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Anderson, Matthew P.LouisaVirginia.
Anderson, ThomasBladensburgMaryland.
Arrington, Thomas C.NashNorth Carolina.
Askew, Andrew J.BertieDo.
Askew, Joseph R.HertfordDo.
Austin, Thomas A.BuckinghamVirginia.
Banister, MonroAmeliaDo.
Barrow, WilliamNorthamptonNorth Carolina.
Barstow, Jervis G.SmyrnaDelaware.
Batcheller, BreedPendletonSouth Carolina.
Bates, John M.SumpterAlabama.
Batte, William H.GreensvilleVirginia.
Baxter, Oscar F.CurrituckNorth Carolina.
Baynard, George H.BaltimoreMaryland.
Beach, WilliamLodiNew York.
Beale, Joseph Jr. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Beaumont, George H.BucksDo.
Beck, John E.SumpterAlabama.
Bee, Ephraim J.WoodburyNew Jersey.
Berkey, Michael (M. D.)JacksonIndiana.
Bethell, John P. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Black, Robert C.MonroGeorgia.
Bliss, Chester T.SusquehannaPennsylvania.
Blount, Elias J.PittNorth Carolina.
Bobo, Charles D.UnionvilleSouth Carolina.
Bouldin, Robert J.CharlotteVirginia.
Boyd, Andrew T.MauryTennessee.
Boyd, James J.FairfieldSouth Carolina.
Brakeley, Philip F.WarrenNew Jersey.
Brandon, James C.WilkinsonMississippi.
Brinson, William A.ThomasGeorgia.
Briscoe, John JeffersonVirginia.
Brooke, Alexander T.EssexDo.
Brooks, William D. F. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Brown, Benjamin L.EdgarIllinois.
Brown, Patrick WilkieRichmondVirginia.
Brown, Uzel M.MunroGeorgia.
Brown, Walter A.CulpepperVirginia.
Bryan, James (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Bryan, Jesse G.BeaufortNorth Carolina.
Bryan, Joseph R. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Bryce, Archibald (M. D.)GoochlandVirginia.
Budd, Andrews E.WoodburyNew Jersey.
Burge, Lorenzo N.GwinnettGeorgia.
Burk, Thomas J.MonroVirginia.
Burruss, John L.LouisaDo.
Butler, John D.HanoverDo.
Butt, Horace J.SmithfieldDo.
Cage, Edward R.FayetteTennessee.
Campbell, Archibald B.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Cardeza, John T. M.Do.Do.
Carter, WilliamsHanoverVirginia.
Cass, Abner L.MuskingumOhio.
Chamberlaine, SamuelTalbotMaryland.
Chambers, George W. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Clarke, John T.Do.Do.
Clay, Eleazer G. (M. D.)ChesterfieldVirginia.
Clements, William W.NorthamptonNorth Carolina.
Cobb, Benjamin E. (M. D.)SouthamptonVirginia.
Coburn, John B.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Cocke, Harrison C.PetersburgVirginia.
Coke, John A.WilliamsburgDo.
Cole, William (M. D.)Prince GeorgeDo.
Collins, Allen T.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Comfort, J. Woolman (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Conrad, DanielWinchesterVirginia.
Cook, Lewis C.WarrenNew Jersey.
Cooper, Ezekiel C.KentDelaware.
Cooper, Richard M. Jr. (M. D.)CamdenNew Jersey.
Copeland, John B.WilliamsonTennessee.
Cornell, John F.New YorkNew York.
Corson, JosephMontgomeryPennsylvania.
Coryell, Richard H.LambertvilleNew Jersey.
Cowperthwaite, Joseph C.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Craddock, Charles J.HalifaxVirginia.
Croom, Richard H.MaringoAlabama.
Cross, Rev. Marcus E.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Crowe, Robert Fulton (M. D.)LondonderryNova Scotia.
Crudup, Edward A.GranvilleNorth Carolina.
Culp, ClarkPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Cummins, Robert H.WashingtonDo.
Curran, John P.PhiladelphiaDo.
Currie, Shelby S.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Dailey, Robert W.FrederickVirginia.
Dandridge, Alexander S.JeffersonDo.
Darlington, HilbernChesterPennsylvania.
Davant, Adrian E.BeaufortSouth Carolina.
Davis, Charles H.LynchburgVirginia.
Davis, ThaddeusHalifaxNorth Carolina.
Dennis, George R.WorcesterMaryland.
Dennis, Welding F.WilkesbarréPennsylvania.
Dewees, Hurdman P.PhiladelphiaDo.
Dickenshied, Charles H.LehighDo.
Dickey, RobertCornwallisNova Scotia.
Dougal, JamesNorthumberlandPennsylvania.
Dozier, James A.PerryAlabama.
Drinker, FrancisPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Ducachet, Henry W. Jr.Do.Do.
Duck, GeorgeHarrisburgDo.
Duffield, Samuel E.BedfordDo.
Easom, Andrew J.MonroGeorgia.
Edgar, Samuel M.DavidsonTennessee.
Edmondson, John AugustaVirginia.
Effinger, MichaelLancasterOhio.
Egan, John F.St. CroixWest Indies.
Elliott, James L.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Elliott, Thomas H.AlleghenyDo.
Evans, Edmund C. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaDo.
Evans, Moses F. T.ChesterfieldSouth Carolina.
Fell, Jonathan (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Finlay, Edward S.St. CroixWest Indies.
Fleming, Robert F.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Foster, John T.TuscaloosaAlabama.
Foulke, John L.MontgomeryPennsylvania.
Frazier, Nicholas G.RheaTennessee.
Freeman, EdwardBethlehemPennsylvania.
Fussell, Bartholomew (M. D.)PhiladelphiaDo.
Fussell, Edwin (M. D.)PendletonIndiana.
Galt, John M.WilliamsburgVirginia.
Gambill, Richard H.RockinghamDo.
Garnett, Alexander Y. P.EssexDo.
Garnett, John M.King & QueenDo.
Gary, MiltonPerryAlabama.
Geib, WilliamPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
German, Charles S.LehighDo.
Gibbs, Smith B.GranvilleNorth Carolina.
Gibson, William J.ColumbusGeorgia.
Gilmer, Peachy H. (M. D.)AlbemarleVirginia.
Graff, George B. (M. D.)EdgarIllinois.
Gravatt, John J.CarolineVirginia.
Graves, Asa W.MadisonDo.
Green, Sherwood (M. D.)WilliamsonTennessee.
Green, Traill (M. D.)EastonPennsylvania.
Greenbank, Richard M.PhiladelphiaDo.
Gregory, Robert A.ChesterfieldVirginia.
Griffiths, Amos W. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Grigg, JacobMontgomeryDo.
Groce, Benton W.LincolnGeorgia.
Gwathmey, William H.King WilliamVirginia.
Haberacker, Henry J.LehighPennsylvania.
Haines, William S. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaDo.
Hall, Robert P.WarrenNorth Carolina.
Halsey, Benjamin F.NorthamptonDo.
Hamilton, Patrick H.CharlesMaryland.
Hamlet, Henry S.ChathamNorth Carolina.
Hammett, George A.NewportRhode Island.
Hammond, CharlesBostonMassachusetts.
Hammond, John F.BarnewellSouth Carolina.
Hardy, Charles A.OpelousaLouisiana.
Harper, James F.DinwiddieVirginia.
Harper, Thomas S.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Harris, Christopher H.GoochlandVirginia.
Harris, William A.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Harrison, Matthew M.BrunswickVirginia.
Harrison, Samuel A.TalbotMaryland.
Hartshorne, Edward (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Hartshorne, HenryDo.Do.
Harvey, EllwoodDelawareDo.
Hastings, John (M. D.)PhiladelphiaDo.
Hawkins, William J.FranklinNorth Carolina.
Heard, Joseph M.ChambersAlabama.
Helffenstein, Benjamin W.MontgomeryPennsylvania.
Henderson, Andrew A. (M. D.)HuntingdonDo.
Henderson, JosephUnionDo.
Hendon, Benjamin F.GreenAlabama.
Hetich, George A. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Hilsman, JeremiahHancockGeorgia.
Hilsman, JosiahPikeDo.
Hobson, Thomas Jr.ChesterPennsylvania.
Hogeland, Derrick V.PhiladelphiaDo.
Holcombe, GustavusSavannahGeorgia.
Hollingsworth, Samuel L.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Holstein, George W.NorristownDo.
Holt, HarrisonAndoverMassachusetts.
Horsley, William A.AmherstVirginia.
Hotchkiss, J. TempleWindsorNew York
House, Lemuel S.MontgomeryTennessee.
Howell, William F.WilcoxAlabama.
Hudnall, David R.BedfordVirginia.
Huey, Alexander S.ChambersAlabama.
Hundley, Thomas J.EssexVirginia.
Hunter, Charles H.BerksPennsylvania.
Hunting, Isaac M.DutchessNew York.
Hurt, Jethro M.NottowayVirginia.
Hutchinson, Mahlou P.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Hutton, John C.Do.Do.
Hyland, Christopher H.SomersetMaryland.
Ingersoll, William J.RussellAlabama.
Irish, FranklinSalemOhio.
Jennings, William B.LynchburgVirginia.
Johnson, GeorgeSt. LouisMissouri.
Jones, Adolphus D.LeaksvilleNorth Carolina.
Jones, Josiah N.SurryVirginia.
Keim, HenryPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Kello, Samuel B.SouthamptonVirginia.
Kennedy, Erwin LivingstonEasternPennsylvania.
Kennon, John T.TuscaloosaAlabama.
Kennon, RichardMechlenburgVirginia.
Kerr, James W. (M. D.)YorkPennsylvania.
Kirk, Robert C.JeffersonOhio.
Klapp, Joseph Jr. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Kunckel, Aaron S.LuzerneDo.
Lamar, Thomas C.MonroGeorgia.
Lancaster, Joseph B.CharlesMaryland.
Latane, James H.EssexVirginia.
Latta, William S.ChesterPennsylvania.
Layton, JosephSussexDelaware.
Lehman, John C.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Le Monnier, Yves R.New OrleansLouisiana.
Leonard, Thomas K.LeonFlorida.
Lewis, WillisGranvilleNorth Carolina.
Linton, Maurice P.BucksPennsylvania.
Lisle, James W.Philadelphia.Do.
Little, Robert P.MercersburgDo.
Logan, John DickensonPhiladelphiaDo.
Logan, Joseph PayneGoochlandVirginia.
Low, James H.HenryGeorgia.
Ludlow, John LivingstonPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Macnair, Augustus H.EdgecombeNorth Carolina.
Magruder, Alexander L. C.WarrenMississippi.
Mallory, William H.AlbemarleVirginia.
Malone, Charles W.ColumbusMississippi.
Mann, Hugh C.King & QueenVirginia.
Martin, Charles L.LehighPennsylvania.
Martin, Franklin B.Do.Do.
Martin, Gabriel S.FranklinGeorgia.
Mason, John K.New YorkNew York.
Masters, JosephPittNorth Carolina.
Mayfield, George A. J.WilliamsonTennessee.
Meade, David E.PetersburgVirginia.
Mercer, Thomas N.EdgecombeNorth Carolina.
Merritt, JohnNew CastleDelaware.
Michaux, JosephPowhatanVirginia.
Miller, Dickinson J. (M. D.)U. S. Navy 
Miller, JohnPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Miller, William C.ChesterDo.
Mills, JohnRutherfordNorth Carolina.
Mills, William Jr. (M. D.)YazooMississippi.
Mitchell, Henry H.ElktonMaryland.
Mitchell, James Jr.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Montgomery, Harvey F.RochesterNew York.
Moore, Cornelius G. C.HertfordNorth Carolina.
Moore, John MorrisNewtownPennsylvania.
Moore, William J.NorfolkVirginia.
Morris, Barton W. (M. D.)CarolineDo.
Mullen, Francis N.PasquotankNorth Carolina.
Mumford, Edward J.MecklenburgVirginia.
McCargo, William H.LimestoneAlabama.
McClelland, Hugh KennedyWashingtonPennsylvania.
McCollom, Egbert S.NorristownDo.
McDowell, William M.MercersburgDo.
McIlvaine, EmersonPhiladelphiaDo.
McKinley, EdwardDo.Do.
McKnight, LewisDo.Do.
McMeens, Robert R.LycomingDo.
McPheeters, William M. (M. D.)RaleighNorth Carolina.
Neall, Ebenezer (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Neill, John (M. D.)Do.Do.
Nicholson, Guilford J. L.HalifaxNorth Carolina.
Old, HallowellCamdenDo.
Orr, Adrian V. B.WilmingtonDelaware.
Page, Mann A.OrangeVirginia.
Parrish, EdwardPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Parrish, John H.GreeneAlabama.
Patterson, George W. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Pattillo, James A.CharlotteVirginia.
Pawsey, George (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Peete, John S.HaywoodTennessee.
Pennypacker, Matthias J.ChesterPennsylvania.
Pepper, Lawrence S.PhiladelphiaDo.
Pepper, William (M. D.)Do.Do.
Perkins, Alexander H.YorkVirginia.
Perkins, Peter A.WilliamsonTennessee.
Perit, Thomas D.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Perry, John C. (M. D.)WilmingtonNorth Carolina.
Person, Benjamin F.NorthamptonDo.
Peterson, Robert E.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Peticrew, DavidKeytesvilleMissouri.
Phillips, James W.FayetteTennessee.
Phillips, William H. (M. D.)AlbemarleVirginia.
Potter, Joseph F. (M. D.)WatervilleMaine.
Powell, CharlesMilledgevilleGeorgia.
Price, James A.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Purnell, George W.WorcesterMaryland.
Puryear, William C.TroopGeorgia.
Rawlings, George C. (M. D.)RichmondVirginia.
Reagan, LotIndianapolisIndiana.
Reedy, John A.ChesterSouth Carolina.
Reese, John J. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Reese, Walter P.LowndesAlabama.
Reveley, Thomas C.OrangeVirginia.
Richey, Robert T.WarrenNew Jersey.
Ritchie, JamesRaymondMississippi.
Robinson, Josiah V.Brandywine Sp.Delaware.
Robinson, MooreRichmondVirginia.
Rogers, Alexander H.AlbemarleDo.
Rosa, William V. V.JeffersonNew York.
Rose, Laurence B.FredericksburgVirginia.
Ross, Francis A.MobileAlabama.
Ruggles, EdwardFall RiverMassachusetts.
Rush, Lorenzo D.LancasterOhio.
Russell, HenrySandwichMassachusetts.
Safford, Erasmus D.WoodVirginia.
Sargent, FitzwilliamPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Saulsbury, GoveCarolineMaryland.
Saunders, Thomas J.WoodburyNew Jersey.
Schoolfield, Joseph N.NorfolkVirginia.
Scott, LawrenceNewbernNorth Carolina.
Scott, Theophilus H.RaleighDo.
Screven, Benjamin S.BeaufortSouth Carolina.
Seay, Junius H.AmeliaVirginia.
Selden, HenryNorfolkDo.
Sharpe, James D.SavannahGeorgia.
Shivers, James K.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Shivers, Mark M.ColumbusGeorgia.
Shore, John PetersburgVirginia.
Shumard, Benjamin F.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Simmons, John A.LincolnGeorgia.
Smith, Francis G. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Smith, James SomersDo.Do.
Smith, John N.WinnsboroughSouth Carolina.
Smith, Seth K.MontgomeryPennsylvania.
Smith, SidneyCampbellVirginia.
Smith, Thomas NewboldPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Smyth, JamesDo.Do.
Snyder, RobertAlleghenyDo.
Sorsby, Nicholas T.GreeneAlabama.
Spencer, William W.CumberlandVirginia.
Spratley, Benjamin C.PortsmouthDo.
Stevens, Richard H.St. LouisMissouri.
Stevenson, RobertTorontoCanada.
Stewart, James R.SomersetMaryland.
Stimson, Fletcher W.PittsylvaniaVirginia.
Stockwell, NathanielAmiteMississippi.
Stokes, Thomas J. P.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Stringfellow, William H.ChesterSouth Carolina.
Strother, WilliamMadisonVirginia.
Summerell, William H.SouthamptonDo.
Sutton, William J.BertieNorth Carolina.
Tait, Charles W. (M. D.)U. S. Navy 
Taliaferro, Benjamin F.GibsonTennessee.
Tannor, John G.DinwiddieVirginia.
Taylor, Charles H.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Taylor, James S.HenryTennessee.
Taylor, John B.BottetourtVirginia.
Taylor, John N.NorfolkDo.
Taylor, John E. (M. D.)PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Thompson, Edwin G.OrangeNorth Carolina.
Thompson, Walton M.ClarkeVirginia.
Thompson, William M.CulpepperDo.
Thornton, GeorgeMadisonDo.
Till, Richard (M. D.)South HartfordNew York.
Tillman, Richard H.WadesboroughNorth Carolina.
Tompkins, Francis O.LynchburgVirginia.
Towles, ThomasBaton RougeLouisiana.
Townsend, Richard H.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Trippe, Jesse E.MarengoAlabama.
Tull, John Graham (M. D.)LenoirNorth Carolina.
Tunstall, Robert B.NorfolkVirginia.
Tutt, Samuel J.CooperMissouri.
Tyler, SamuelFrederickMaryland.
Vanarsdale, HenryNewarkNew Jersey.
Vance, Thomas H.WashingtonPennsylvania.
Van Wyck, Cornelius C.New YorkNew York.
Vincent, Thomas L.OrangeNorth Carolina.
Waddell, James AddisonStauntonVirginia.
Waddell, James AlexanderDo.Do.
Walke, SydenhamChesterfieldDo.
Walker, Isaac R.ChesterPennsylvania.
Walker, James C.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Walker, John B.CharlestownMassachusetts.
Walker, Thomas L. (M. D.)AlbemarleVirginia.
Waller, Nelson S.SpotsylvaniaDo.
Ward, Edward H.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Warner, Lewis T.SuffieldConnecticut.
Washington, James R.WayneNorth Carolina.
Watmough, James H.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Watt, William M.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Watson, ArthurAccomackVirginia.
Weatherly, JosephSomersetMaryland.
Weaver, Martin (M. D.)GermantownPennsylvania.
Weir, John H.PhiladelphiaDo.
West, Francis Jr.AccomackVirginia.
Westmoreland, John G.PikeGeorgia.
White, Benajah L.PittNorth Carolina.
White, Edward H.SomersetMaryland.
Wilcox, Edward S.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Williams, Lewis J.HarfordMaryland.
Willis, JoelFayettePennsylvania.
Wilson, John J.LehighDo.
Winston, James B. (M. D.)CulpepperVirginia.
Winthrop, J. TaylorU. S. Navy 
Wolff, SamuelPhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Wood, James H.NorthamptonNorth Carolina.
Wood, Robert SerrellDorsetshireEngland.
Wood, WilliamAutaugaAlabama.
Woodland, Thomas W.KentMaryland.
Wright, Albert A. (M. D.)LitchfieldConnecticut.
Wright, John J.EssexVirginia.
Wright, Weldon E.CaswellNorth Carolina.
Yancey, Albert G.YanceyvilleDo.
Young, John G.HenryTennessee.
Young, Walter B.NatchezMississippi.
Total: 410    

 

SUMMARY FOR THE COURSE.—1840-1841

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:"

NameStateEssay
William W. WilliamsonVirginiaScarlatina.
John BrinckerhoffNew JerseyTerebinthina.
William W. LewisVirginiaTabacum.
George C. CarringtonDo.Gastro-cutaneous Sympathy.
Richard T. MaxwellDelawareAcute Dysentery.
Daniel S. TriplettVirginiaNephritis.
Henry A. VaughanDo.Fever.
Thomas Randolph HurtDo.Apoplexy.
William L. DavisGeorgiaLuxations.
David RobersonDo.Indigestion.
Jonathan M. AllenMassachusettsNervous System.