John D. Godman

Birth: 1794, Dec. 20
Death: 1830, Apr. 17
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1794-1830
    Notes: Biographical Sketch
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 771-779
  • Dates: 1794-1830
    Notes: Born at Annapolis, Md., December 20, 1794. On the American Fleet in the Chesapeake Bay, 1814; medical student of Dr. Luckey, of Pennsylvania, 1815; entered University of Maryland, 1815; pupil of Drs. Hall and Davidge; M.D. and Medalist, University of Maryland, 1818; Demonstrator of Anatomy in Philadelphia; Professor in Cincinnati Medical College, 1822-23, and in Rutgers (New Jersey) Medical College, 1826-30; author of “Anatomical Investigations,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1824, “Contributions to Anatomy,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1825; “American Natural History,” 3 vols., 8vo, Philadelphia (two editions), 1826 and 1831; “Addresses,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1829; “Rambles of a Naturalist,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1833; “Treatise on Dislocations,” by Sir A. Cooper, 8vo, Philadelphia, 1825; “Elements of Physiology,” by A. Richerand, 8vo, Philadelphia, 1823; Editor of Western Quarterly Reporter, Cincinnati, 1822-23; Editor of Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature, Philadelphia, 1824; Co-Editor, Philadelphia Journal of Medical and Physical Sciences, Philadelphia, 1825-27; contributor to “Encyclopaedia Americana.” Died at Philadelphia, April 17, 1830.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 412
  • Dates: 1816-18
    Notes: Demonstrator of Anatomy, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 211
  • Dates: 1830
    Notes: “Dr. John D. Godman ob. aet. 36.”
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 34
  • Dates: 1830
    Notes: Deaths: Drs. J. W. Anderson, in Liberia, Africa, aet. 29; John D. Godman, at Philadelphia, April 17, aet. 35; John Groome, at Elkton, aet. 61; James M. Anderson, Jr., at Chestertown, May 31, aet. 56; William Coskery, at Baltimore, October.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 692