Birth: 1825 ca.
Death: 1875. Jan. 4
- Baltimore City
- Dates: 1825-1875
Son of William Beckett and Rosina Duvall Beckett. Born in Bladensburg, Prince George’s County, MD ca. 1825. Physician at the Laurel Factory per Thomson’s Mercantile & Profession Directory of Maryland 1851-1852. Listed in the 1870 U.S. Census for Silver City, Owyhee Territory, Idaho, where he died. Parents obtained a license to marry in Prince George’s County, Md on 29 Nov. 1821. Mother died in Baltimore, MD on 30 May 1848 (Baltimore Sun, 6/6/48, p. 2). The Beckett name is usually spelled with the double t. The D in his name is probably for Duvall, his mother’s maiden name.
Obituary available in the Dielman-Hayward File at the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Md:
“Beckett, Dr. Truman D.
d. at Silver City, Idaho, 4 January 1875; Dr. Truman D. Beckett, native of Bladensburg, son of William Beckett; aet. about 50 years. (Grad. U. of M. 1845)
Sun, 20 January 1875″
Source: Personal correspondence, Josephine D. Beagle, Apr. 23, 2008.
- Dates: 1845
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: 1845
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: 1846
Notes: Vaccine physician
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: 268