Samuel Stringer Coale

Birth: 1754, Mar. 9
Death: 1798, Sep. 19
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1754-1798
    Notes: Samuel Stringer Coale was born in Maryland, March 9, 1754. He attended medical lectures at the Philadelphia School. April 26, 1775, he married Ann Youth, the daughter of Thomas Hopkinson, who was born in Philadelphia, November 23, 1745, O.S., and died in Baltimore in 1775. Dr. Coale began practice in Baltimore in 1775. He was appointed surgeon and manufacturer of saltpetre in 1776. He was engaged in the drug business — Coale & Ridgely — 1779-80. In the projected medical school of 1790 he was assigned the chair of materia medica. He was physician to the Almshouse in 1789. He owned an estate called “Morven” at Elkridge, seventeen miles from Baltimore. His death took place in Baltimore, September 19, 1798.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 17
  • Dates: 1754-1798
    Notes: Samuel Stringer Coale was born in Maryland, March 9, 1754. He attended medical lectures at the Philadelphia School. April 26, 1775, he married Ann Youth, the daughter of Thomas Hopkinson, who was born in Philadelphia, November 23, 1745, O.S., and died in Baltimore, April 26, 1817. Dr. Coale began practice in Baltimore in 1775. He was appointed surgeon and manufacturer of saltpetre in 1776. He was engaged in the drug business — Coale & Ridgely — 1779-80. In the projected medical school of 1790 he was assigned the chair of materia medica. He was physician to the Almshouse in 1789. He owned an estate called “Morven” at Elkridge, seventeen miles from Baltimore. His death took place in Baltimore, September 19, 1798.
    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: 18
  • Dates: 1775
    Notes: Dr. Ephraim Howard, son of Henry, paid 600 and Dr. Samuel S. Coale paid 250, for manufacture of saltpetre, by Committee of Safety.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 658
  • Dates: 1775
    Notes: Dr. Sam’l Stringer Coale enters on practice.
    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: 14
  • Dates: 1789
    Notes: Served as Attending Physician, Baltimore City and County Alms House, 1789
    Source:
  • Dates: 1789, Sep. 11
    Notes: Drs. Coale (S.S.), Wiesenthall (And.), Buchanan (Geo.), Guilder, Wynkoop, Johnson (Ed.), Brown (Geo.), and Littlejohn, appointed physicians to Alms-house.
    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: 17
  • Dates: 1789/09/11
    Notes: Drs. S.S. Coale, Andrew Wiesenthal, George Buchanan, Reuben Guilder, James Wynkoop, Edward Johnson, George Brown and Miles Littlejohn appointed physicians to Almshouse (September 11).
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 664
  • Dates: 1790
    Notes: Dr. Geo. Buchanan suggests to the public the registration of deaths; the formation of a public park; and in conjunction with Drs. Wiesenthall, Coale, Wynkoop, Stevenson, Littlejohn, Falls (Moore) and Haslett, he appeals for the formation of a Humane Society.
    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: 17
  • Dates: 1790, Apr. 10
    Notes: Programme of a Medical Faculty announced for the ensuing winter: A. Wiesenthall on Anatomy; Geo. Brown on Practice of Medicine; Lyde Goodwin on Surgery; S.S. Coale on Chemistry and Materia Medica; Geo. Buchanan on Midwifery (N.Y. Daily Advertiser).
    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: 17
  • Dates: 1790/04/10
    Notes: The Faculty of Medical School announced, viz: A. Wiesenthal, Anatomy; George Brown, Medicine; Lyde Goodwin, Surgery; S.S. Coale, Chemistry and Materia Medica; George Buchanan, Midwifery (New York Daily Advertiser, April 10).
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 665
  • Dates: 1793
    Notes: Coale, Samuel Stringer. Letters, 1793
    Collection housed at the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, Baltimore.
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  • Dates: 1798
    Notes: COALE, Dr. Samuel Stringer, died Wed. eve. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 21 Sep. 1798).
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 64
  • Dates: 1798
    Notes: Deaths: Dr. Andrew Wiesenthal, aet. 36; Samuel Stringer Coale, aet. 44; Thomas Drysdale, aet. 28.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 671
  • Dates: 1798
    Notes: Dr. Sam. Stringer Coale ob. aet 44.
    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: 20
  • Dates: 1804
    Notes: PROUD, John G., merchant, and Miss Eliza Coale, dau. of the late Dr. Samuel Stringer Coale, were married last eve. by Rev. Bend. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 26 Oct. 1804)
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 262
  • Dates: 1814
    Notes: COALE, Anna Maria, dau. of Dr. Samuel Stringer Coale, of Balto., died Sun., 3rd inst. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 9 January 1813).
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 63
  • Dates: 1834
    Notes: Dr. Richard (brother S.S.) Coale ob. aet. 74.
    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: 35