William W. Handy

Birth: 1785
Death: 1865
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 15 63

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1816 William W. Handy doctor 58 Pratt Street Baltimore City
1819 William W. Handy doctor 56 W. Pratt Baltimore City
1819 Edward Harns doctor 280 Baltimore Baltimore City
1842 William W. Handy doctor W. Pratt st e of Sharp Baltimore City
1840-1841 W.W. Handy doctor Pratt St. east of Sharp Baltimore City
1831 William W. Handy doctor Pratt St east of Sharp Baltimore City
1833 William W. Handy doctor Pratt St east of Sharp Baltimore City
1835-1836 W.W Handy doctor 49 W Pratt St. Baltimore City
1845 W.W. Handy physicians Pratt, near Sharp st. Baltimore City
1843 William W. Handy doctor 221 W. Pratt St. Baltimore City
1833 William W. Handy doctor Pratt St. east of Sharp Baltimore City
1817-1818 William W. Handy doctor 58 W. Pratt Baltimore City
1829 William W. Handy M.D. Pratt east of Sharp Baltimore City
1827 Handy M.D. south side W Pratt, east of Sharp Baltimore City
1853-1854 William W. Handy doctor W. Pratt St. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1785-1865
    Notes: Born in Somerset County, Md., 1785. Educated at Washington College, Chestertown, Md.; Medical Pupil of Profs. Davidge and Rush; Treasurer, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1817-34; M.D. (Honorary), University of Maryland, 1819; Founder of Washington Medical College, Baltimore, 1827; Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, Washington Medical College, 1827-42; Vice-President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1832-33; President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1851-52. Died in 1865.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 427
  • Dates: 1811
    Notes: HANDY, Dr. William W., and Elizabeth Tyson, all of Balto., were married this morning at Friends Meeting, Lombard St. (Baltimore Federal Gazette, 27 Nov. 1811).
    Source: Barnes, Robert, Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers 1796-1816 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 143
  • Dates: 1822-1862
    Notes: Board of Managers, Baltimore General Dispensary
    Source: Baxley, C. Herbert, ed., A History of the Baltimore General Dispensary Baltimore: Baltimore General Dispensary Foundation, Inc.: 106
  • Dates: 1827/03
    Notes: “Washington College, of Washington, Pa., authorizes the establishment of a Medical School in Baltimore. Faculty are H.G. Jameson, Surgery; Sam. K. Jennings, Materia Medica and Therapeutics; Wm. W. Handy, Obstetrics and Diseases of Women; James H. Milller, Practice; Sam. Annan, Anatomy and Physiology; John W. Vethake, Chemistry. They organize and lecture on Holliday street, opposite the Old City Hall.”
    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: 33-34
  • Dates: 1827/04/25
    Notes: Washington College, of Washington, Pa., authorizes the establishment of a medical school at Baltimore, with the following faculty: H.G. Jameson, Surgery; S.K. Jennings, Materia Medica; W. W. Handy, Obstetrics; James H. Miller, Practice; S. Annan, Anatomy and Physiology; J. W. Vethake, Chemistry (April 25); the lectures begin the following fall on Holliday Street, opposite the City Hall.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 689
  • Dates: 1827-1828 session
    Notes: Faculty, Washington Medical College, Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1835-36 session
    Notes: Faculty, Washington Medical College, Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1837-38 session until 1841-42 session
    Notes: Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1840/08/01
    Notes: Obituary, Elizabeth, wife of Dr. W. W. Handy, died August 1, 1840.
    SOURCE: Sun (Baltimore), August 3, 1840
    Source:
  • Dates: 1851/10/28
    Notes: Dr. W. W. Handy elected President of Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of 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: 39
  • Dates: 1858-1862
    Notes: President, Baltimore General Dispensary
    Source: Baxley, C. Herbert, ed., A History of the Baltimore General Dispensary Baltimore: Baltimore General Dispensary Foundation, Inc.: 101
  • Dates: 1865
    Notes: Dr. W. W. Handy ob. aet. 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: 43