Peregrine Wroth

Birth: 1786, Apr. 7
Death: 1879, Jun. 13
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City


Date Name Occupation Address City
1877 Peregrine Wroth doctor 18 Patterson Ave. Baltimore City
1867-1868 Peregrine Wroth doctor 445 N Fremont Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates:

    Wroth, Peregrine, 1786-1879.
    Title Statement
    Memoirs, 1862.
    1 vol.
    Title Statement
    Memoirs, 1862.
    Restriction Note
    Summary, Etc. Note
    Summary:  Memoirs of 13 Kent Co. physicians, including James M. Anderson,
    Jr., James Bordley, Morgan Browne, Jacob Fisher, William F. Harper, Henry
    Page, John Reese, Edward Scott, Charles Tilden, William B. Tilden, Thomas
    Wilson, Edward Worrell. A note in front of volume says the memoirs "were
    prepared by me at the request of Dr. G. M. C. Roberts of Baltimore, who,
    at the time had in contemplation a work on the physicians who were members
    of the medical and chirurgical faculty of MD....." The memoirs are dated
    Terms of Use
    Information on literary right available in repository.
    Source of Acq. Note
    Gift; Mrs. Etheline Page Wickes; Nov. 1930.
    Biog./Historical Note
    Medical Doctor, Chester Town, Kent Co., MD.
    Call Number
    MS 926
    Special Collections Reading Room


  • Dates: 1786-1879
    Notes: Born in Kent County, Md., April 7, 1786. Graduated at Washington College, Chestertown; student of Dr. Edward Worrell, 1803-04, and of Dr. M. Brown, 1804-07; attended medical lectures at the University of Pennsylvania; M.D., (Honorary), University of Maryland, 1841; began practice at Chestertown, 1807, as partner of Dr. Brown; removed to Baltimore in 1868; Professor of Chemistry, Washington College, Chestertown, 1846-54; later, President of the Board of Visitors; a Founder of the American Medical Association and the College of Pharmacy, Baltimore; Vice-President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1848-51, 1853-54, and 1856-57; signs a diploma as President, 1849-50. Died at Baltimore, June 13, 1879.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 633
  • Dates: 1807
    Notes: WROTH, Dr. Peregrine, of Chestertown, and Miss Martha page of Kent Co., were married last Thurs. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 2 Sep. 1807).
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 360
  • Dates: 1833?
    Notes: Board of Visitors, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 22
  • Dates: 1841
    Notes: Honorary MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Source: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Catalogue of the Alumni of the School of Medicine Baltimore: Printed by Sherwood & Co.: 20
  • Dates: 1879
    Notes: Died, Baltimore City, June 13, 1879, age 94, physician and native of Kent County
    Source: Arps, Walter E., Jr., Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the (Baltimore) Sun Almanac Westminster: Family Line Publications: 252