Septimus Dorsey

Birth: 1819, Jan. 7
Death: 1850, Mar. 6
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore
  • Baltimore City
  • Howard

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1819-1850
    Notes: Born at ‘Happy Retreat,’ Howard County, Md., January 7, 1819; son of Col. Richard Dorsey. Educated at Brookville Academy, Montgomery County, Md., M.D., Washington Medical College, Baltimore, 1839; moved from Howard County to Mount Vernon, near Baltimore, 1842 or 1843; from there removed to Washingtonville (now Mount Washington), where he spent the remainder of his life. Died at ‘Mount Radnor,’ of apoplexy, March 6, 1850.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 381
  • Dates: 1839
    Notes: Graduate, Washington Medical College
    Thesis: Round Ligament of the Uterus
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 27