William J. Barry

Birth: 1844
Death: 1890
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore
  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 14 447


Date Name Occupation Address City
1877 W.J. Barry doctor 189 N. Oregon St. Baltimore City
1851 William J. Barry doctor Saratoga near Park Baltimore City
1856-1857 William Barry physician 166 Preston Baltimore City
1853-1854 William J. Barry doctor 33 Hamilton St. Baltimore City
1859-1860 William J. Barry physician 166 Preston St. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1844
    Notes: 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.: 3
  • Dates: 1844
    Notes: M.D., 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: 163
  • Dates: 1844-?
    Notes: Born in Maryland. M.D., University of Maryland, 1844; appointed from Maryland, Major and Surgeon to the Eleventh Infantry, April 9, 1847; disbanded, August 14, 1848. Of Baltimore.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 313
  • Dates: 1847-1848
    Notes: Surg. (Mex. War)
    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: 239
  • Dates: 1890/12/20
    Notes: On Monday, 15th, two old Confederate soldiers at the ConferenceHome at Pikesville, Dr. William J. Barry and Mr. John Steele,were found dead in their beds, both deaths being caused by heartdisease. They had both served in the war with Mexico. Dr. Barrywas a native of Baltimore where he practiced before and afterthe war as a physician. He served in the Mexican War as a surgeonof the Eleventh United States Regular Infantry and marched from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico under General Scott. Dr. J. Pembroke Thom. of Baltimore, was a lieutenant in the regiment with him. As assistant and then full surgeon in the Dr. Barry saw four years of arduous service. He first served as contract surgeon in Byrd Island Hospital at Richmond, Virginia. As assistant surgeon in the Army, he was first surgeon assigned to Col. Benning’s Georgia regiment, Toombs’ brigade, and after five or six weeks was transferred to the heavy artillery battery at Cockpit Point on the Potomac, under Colonel Frobel, of Major-General Whiting’s Division. After that he was transferred to the Fourth Alabama Infantry, March, 1862, until the Battle of Malvern Hill, and was then transferred to Captain James Riley’s battery Hoods Division. He served with this battery during the first Maryland campaign and in the Battle of Fredericksburg. He was in the expedition to Tar River, after which he was assigned to hospital duty in Richmond, at the Howard Grove Hospital, and was transferred thence to camp Lee, Richmond, where he served on the Board of Surgeons Examining Conscripts. He was afterward at Bristol, Tenn., Jackson, Tenn., and Columbus, Mis., and was paroled on May 16, 1865.Mr. Steele was a private in Company A, 1st Maryland Infantry, and also in Company D, 1st Maryland Cavalry. Their remains were interred at the Confederate lot at Loudon Park Cemetery.

    See: Some Baltimore County Obituaries – 1890