Luke Philip Barber

Birth: 1777, Aug. 3
Death: 1858, May 11
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • St. Mary’s

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1777-1858
    Notes: Born at “Luckland,” on the Wicomico River, St. Mary’s County, Md., August 3, 1777; son of Barnet White Barber. Married Miss Bruce Yates, niece of Dr. Walter Bruce, of Nottingham, Prince George’s County, Md., 1803; they had eleven children, one Dr. L.P. Barber, Jr. Practiced at Chaptico, St. Mary’s County, Md. “A large and tall man and a large eater” (E.J. Coad). Died May 11, 1858, and buried at “Luckland.”
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 312