John O’Connor

Birth: 1791?
Death: Sep. 30, 1819
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1812, May 4
    Notes: “Graduates at Medical College were John O’Connor, Baltimore; Henry Custis, Virginia; Chas. L. Snyder, Virginia; Corbin Amos, Maryland; and Thos. D. Jones, Maryland.”
    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: 26
  • Dates: 1819
    Notes: Deaths: Drs. Henry Skinner, aet. 34; James Smyth, at Baltimore, January 17, aet. 45; J.T. Shaaff, at Georgetown, May 3, aet. 67; Elisha Harrison, at Washington, D.C., August 24, aet. 57; James Murray, at Annapolis, December 17, aet. 80; George Pitt Stevenson, at Baltimore, of yellow fever, aet. 50; John O’Connor, at Baltimore, of yellow fever; Clark, at Baltimore, of yellow fever.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 685
  • Dates: 1819/09/30
    Notes: Tombstone, Dr. John O’Connor
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  • Dates: 1820
    Notes: “Physicians attending yellow fever in Baltimore, 1819-20, were: Allender (Jos.); Alexander (Ashton); Baker (Sam.); Brevitt (Jos.); Clark (M.D.); Clendinen (Wm. Haslett and Alexander); Diffenderfer (Mich.); Dunan (L.M.); Dorsey (Robt. E.); Dorsey (Henry); Ealer (Peter); Elbert; Gillingham (Ezra); Giraud (J.J.); Hall (R.W.); Henderson (Josiah); Jennings (Sam. K.); Johnstone (Henry); Martin (S.B.); Macauly (P.); O’Connor (John); Owen (John); Page (James); Potter (N.); Reese (D.M.); Stewart (W.A.); Smith (Jas.); Taylor (J.B.); Murphy (Thos. L.); Caldwell (J.B.); Readell.

    Of the noble exertions of these men the Mayor says: ‘In adverting to this calamity I should commit an act of injustice were I to omit to notice the humane and magnanimous exertions of those medical gentlemen residing in or near the vicinity of the infected district, and those who extended their assistance when the disease had attained its greatest extent and malignity; some time previous to which period, the more wealthy of our citizens and their families from within the district had removed, and very few remained except those who, by their deprivation of their means of support or from extreme indigence were able to afford but little prospect to the physician of pecuniary renumeration, equal to that which he might actually be called upon to expend from his own means on this account. They still perservered and attended indiscriminately all, the rich and poor, suffering no consideration to deter them from the indulgence of their philanthropic feelings. As the cases multiplied the calls upon them increased, and their natural rest was destroyed and their anxieties strained to such a pitch that their own lives appeared likely to become a sacrifice to their disinterested zeal.’ (Mayor Johnson’s Rep. In Doc. of this Ep., pp. 179-80).”
    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: 29

  • Dates: 1820
    Notes: “Dr. John O’Connor ob. of yellow fever, aet. 28?”
    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: 29
  • Dates: 1820, Mar. 2
    Notes: “The City Council in partial recognition of services and expenses for medicine by the physicians of East Baltimore, grant them $1500. They also granted a small sum to Drs. J.C.S. Monkur, L. Rodriguez, and the widow of Dr. John O’Connor.”
    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: 30

Bibliography

  • O’Connor, John, An inaugural essay, on carcinoma or cancer… Baltimore: Benjamin Edes. 29 p. 21 cm.
    Thesis — College of Medicine of Maryland