John Archer

Birth: 1777, Oct. 9
Death: 1830, May 21
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Harford

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1777-1830
    Notes: [Admitted to MedChi 1801(?)] Born at ‘Medical Hall,’ Harford County, Md., October 9, 1777. Pupil of his father (John Archer, M.B.); M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1798; Surgeon, Maryland Militia, War of 1812. Died at Baltimore, May 21, 1830.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 305
  • Dates: 1802
    Notes: ARCHER, Dr. John Jr., and Miss Nancy Stump, were married at Staford, Tues., 16th inst., by Rev. Martin. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 24 Nov. 1802).
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 8
  • Dates: 1809
    Notes: Rank: Surgeon
    Commission: 06/10/1809
    Reg.: 42
    County: Harford
    Source: Marine, William M., The British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815 Baltimore: John H. Saumenig & Co.
  • Dates: 1809/06/10
    Notes: Commission, John Archer, Jr., June 10, 1809 with note from Ninian Pickney, Clerk of Council:
    “Dear Sir:
    I have the pleasure to transmit to you enclosed two commissions one for yourself as Surgeon the other for William M. Dallam as Surgeon Mate to the forty second Regiment in Harford County.”
    Includes Pinkney’s signature with the P.S. “My best wishes to your venerable Father.”
    Commission and note can be found at the Historical Society of Harford County, in the Archer, Robert H. 1775-1857 papers.
    Source: Information provided courtesy of Melissa Grafe, PhD student, Institute for the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2008.
  • Dates: 1830
    Notes: Archer, Dr. John of Harford Co. d. in Balt., while on a visit May 28 age 52 years.
    Source: Dielman – Hayward File. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD. Drawer 105.