Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Members of the Maine Medical Association in Piscataquis County, Maine, up to the year 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Piscataquis County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.


  • William Buck of Foxcroft, Maine
  • John Wesley Cook of Foxcroft,  Maine
  • Freeland Salmon Holmes* of Foxcroft, Maine
  • Sumner Augustus Patten of Monson, Maine
  • Edwin Payson Snow of Atkinson, Maine - see another post that features an 1844 catalog of Waterville College (now Colby College) where Edwin Payson Snow of Atkinson is listed as a sophomore
  • Seth Billington Sprague of Milo, Maine
  • Elbridge Augustus Thompson of Dover, Maine - see another post that features the book Napoleon and his Marshals that belonged to Dr. Thompson and has his name inscribed in it.
* Deceased

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Members of the Maine Medical Association in Penobscot County, Maine, to the year 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Penobscot County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.




AWilliam Henry Allen* of Orono, MaineJRalph Kneeland Jones of Bangor, Maine
BThomas Flint Barton* of Old Town, MaineLSumner Laughton of Bangor, Maine
John Benson of Newport, MaineME. N. Mayo of Orono, Maine
Samuel Bradbury of Old Town, MaineDaniel McRuer* of Bangor, Maine
James Crockett Bradbury* of Old Town, MaineSamuel B. Morison of Bangor, Maine
Osgood Nathan Bradbury of Springfield, MaineNLewis Edwin Norris of Hampden, Maine
William H. Brown of Bangor, MainePByron Porter 2nd of Newport, Maine
CFrank Watts Chadbourne of Old Town, MaineRHosea Rich* of Bangor, Maine
Thomas Upham Coe of Bangor, MaineWilliam Rogers of Hampden, Maine
Rufus King Cushing of Bangor, MaineSEugene Francis Sanger of Bangor, Maine
DJoshua Prentiss Dickenson* of Bangor, MaineCalvin Seavey of Bangor, Maine
EDavid Evans of Garland, MaineHenry Hill Seavey* of Bangor, Maine
FEdward Mann Field of Bangor, MaineCharles Snell of Bangor, Maine
Paul M. Fisher of Orono, MaineCharles Sweat* of Bangor, Maine
Jonathan Fogg of Holden, MaineWAlfred Walton of Bangor, Maine
George W. Foster of Bangor, MaineJames C. Weston of Bangor, Maine
Jared Fuller of East Corinth, MaineJohn Butler Wilson of Exeter, Maine
HAugustus Choate Hamlin of Bangor, Maine
W. F. Heald of Newport, Maine
Jason Huckins of East Corinth, Maine

* Deceased

Members of the Maine Medical Association in Oxford County, Maine, to the year 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Oxford County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.



BJoseph Louville Bennett of North Fryeburg, MaineHArtemas Lendall Hersey of Oxford, Maine
Nathan A. Bradbury of Sweden, MaineIJohn C. Irish of Buckfield, Maine
Edmund Bragdon, Jr. of Bryant Pond, Woodstock, MaineLDaniel Lowell Lamson of Fryeburg, Maine
Thomas Huntington Brown of Paris, MaineMLeonard Howard Maxim of Hartford, Maine
CJoseph Caldwell of Buckfield, MaineSDavid Blethen Sawyer of South Paris, Maine
George E. Collins* of Bethel, MaineWStephen Edward Wentworth of Brownfield, Maine
ECalvin Eastman Evans of Norway, MainePhilantheus Cleaveland Wiley of Bethel, Maine
FNehemiah Davis Faunce of North Waterford, MaineOctavus King Yates of West Paris, Maine
GJoseph Bernice Gray of Denmark, Maine

* Deceased

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Members of the Maine Medical Association in Lincoln County, Maine, to the year 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Lincoln County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.


B. F. Carter of Jefferson, Maine; possibly Briggs T. Carter
George Washington Colby of Waldoboro, Maine
Robert Dixon of Damariscotta, Maine
Francis Marion Eveleth of Waldoboro, Maine
Andrew Jackson Harlow* of Waldoboro, Maine
James William North of Jefferson, Maine
Owen St. Clare O'Brien of Bristol, Maine
Andrew Robinson Gidding Smith of Whitefield, Maine

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Members of the Maine Medical Association in Knox County, Maine, up to the year 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Knox County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.



William Augustus Albee of Union, MaineFrancis Eastman Hitchcock of Rockland, Maine
William Ayer Banks of Rockland, MaineAbiel Wood Kennedy* of Warren, Maine
Benjamin Flint Buxton of Warren, MaineMoses R. Ludwig* (Honorary) of Thomaston, Maine
Charles T. Chase of Thomaston, MaineRotheus Emery Paine of Camden, Maine
Joseph Hubbard Estabrook (Honorary) of Rockland, MaineDaniel Rose* of Thomaston, Maine
Theodore Lindley Estabrook of Rockland, MaineWilliam Rice Smart of Camden, Maine
John Murray Fletcher of Camden, MaineJohn Bailey Walker of Thomaston, Maine
Thomas Frye of Rockland, Maine

* Deceased

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Members of the Maine Medical Association in Kennebec County, Maine, up to 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Kennebec County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.



AEnoch Adams of North Litchfield, MaineKCyrus Kendrick, Jr. of Litchfield Corner, Litchfield, Maine
BDaniel R. Bailey* of East Winthrop, MaineMDaniel Edward Marston of Monmouth, Maine
Charles Hubbell Barker of Wayne, MainePaul Merrill* of Augusta, Maine
J. T. Bates* of Winthrop, Maine; John T. Bates, who died in Civil War?NJames Deering Nutting of Hallowell, Maine
David Porter Bolster of Weeks' Mills, China, MainePAlbert Franklin Plimpton of Gardiner, Maine
Nathaniel R. Boutelle of Waterville, MaineByron Porter* of Waterville, Maine
George Edmund Brickett of Augusta, MaineJohn Hart Prentiss* of Augusta, Maine
Cyrus Briggs* of Augusta, MaineRGeorge LeBarron Randall* of Vassalboro, Maine
CHenry H. Campbell of Waterville, MaineSWilliam Safford* of Litchfield, Maine
Lorenzo S. Cole of Hallowell, MaineBigelow Thatcher Sanborn of Augusta, Maine
Atwood Crosby of Waterville, MaineAlbion Parris Snow of Winthrop, Maine
EJoseph Willard Ellis* of Augusta, MaineAlbert Fisk Stanley* (Honorary) of Winthrop, Maine
FDavid Folsom* of Augusta, MaineTFrederick Charles Thayer of Waterville, Maine
Moses Frost* of Sidney, MaineBenjamin Lamper Tibbetts of South China, Maine
HHenry M. Harlow of Augusta, MaineJohn Wilson Toward of Augusta, Maine
John Hartwell* of Winthrop, MaineWChadbourne Warren Whitmore of Gardiner, Maine
John Quincy Adams Hawes of Hallowell, MaineStephen Whitmore of Gardiner, Maine
Hiram Hovey Hill of Augusta, MaineGeorge Hamlin Wilson of Albion, Maine

*  Deceased

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Members of the Maine Medical Association in Hancock County, Maine, up to 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Hancock County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.


If you have corrections and/or additions to the information I've gleaned online, please leave a comment or contact me directly.
  • F. W. Bridgham of Sullivan, Maine.   Dr. Frederick William Bridgham was born March 3, 1845 at Castine, Maine, son of Dr. Roland Hammond Bridgham and Jane (Simpson) Bridgham.  Frederick William Bridgham received a medical degree from the Maine Medical College at Bowdoin College in 1866.  On November 25, 1872, he married Sarah A. Hooke, daughter of Thomas and Hannah Hooke.  Dr. Bridgham died January 6, 1907 at Sullivan, Maine.  He's buried in the York Hill Cemetery at Sullivan, Maine, with his wife, who died in 1909, and several children.

  • F. H. Chase of Orland, Maine.  Dr. Freeman Hersey Chase was born September 2, 1838 at Lincoln, Maine, the son of Cyrus Hamlin Chase and Harriet (Bailey) Chase.  Freeman served in the Civil War and then attended the Medical School of Maine at Bowdoin College, where he received a degree in 1866.  On March 8, 1866 at Bangor, Maine, he married Isabelle Josephine Buker, "Bell".  After practicing medicine at Orland, Maine, Dr. Chase moved his practice to Bangor, Maine, where he died in 1901.  He's buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, with his wife, who died in 1910.

  • Franklin B. Ferguson of Deer Isle, Maine.  Dr. Franklin Beckwith Ferguson was born April 19, 1828,  at Deer Isle, Maine, the son of Benjamin Franklin Ferguson and Harriet Goodwin (Cross) Ferguson.  He practiced medicine at Steuben, Maine, and Deer Isle, Maine.  On May 18, 1852, Dr. Ferguson married Mary G. Haskell, daughter of Thomas Haskell and Lavinia (Choate) Haskell.  Dr. Ferguson died September 22, 1906.  He's buried in the Mount Adams Cemetery at Castine, Maine, with his wife, who died in 1920, and other relatives.

  • P. H. Harding of Ellsworth, Maine.  Dr. Philander Harrison Harding was born at Hampden, Maine, on December 22, 1829, the son of Harvey Harding and Susannah (Wilson) Harding.  Philander taught school for a while and then studied medicine under Dr. McRuer of Bangor, Maine, and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1855.  Upon his return to Maine, Dr. Harding practiced medicine in the towns of Freedom, Ellsworth, Surry and Blue Hill, before returning to Ellsworth for the remainder of his career.  About 1851, Dr. Harding married Harriet Elizabeth Nevens.  Harriet died in 1868, days after she gave birth to daughter Hattie Nevens Harding, who herself would die in 1869.  Dr. Harding died in 1875.  He, his wife and child are buried in the Woodbine Cemetery at Ellsworth, Maine.  

  • Asa McAllister* of Ellsworth, Maine, was born April 2, 1806 at Lovell, Maine, the son of Joseph McAllister and Sarah (Kilgore) McAllister.   Asa received a medical degree from Dartmouth College at Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1838 and set up a practice at Ellsworth, Maine.  On June 26, 1839, he married Ann Caroline Peck, daughter of Dr. Calvin Peck and Susan (Joy) Peck.  Dr. McAllister died July 30, 1860; he and Ann, who died in 1893, are buried in Woodbine Cemetery at Ellsworth, Maine, with several children.

  • A. F. Page of Bucksport, Maine.  Dr. Alpheus Felch Page , who served as president of the Maine Medical Association in 1873, was born December 7, 1824 at Limington, Maine, the son of Rev. Caleb Page and Sarah (Felch) Page.  Dr. Page received a medical degree from the Medical College of Maine at Bowdoin College in 1849.  He married Eveleen Augusta Raiguel at Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania, on November 10, 1859.  Eveleen was born at Ellsworth, Maine, the daughter of William Raiguel and Almira Nancy (Badger) Raiguel.  By 1860 Dr. Page was practicing medicine at Bucksport, Maine.  He died December 28, 1880 and is buried in the Silver Lake Cemetery at Bucksport, Maine, with his wife and daughter Mary Louise Page, "Mamie".   See a video where Henry Felch Page discusses his ancestors.

  • George Parcher of Ellsworth, Maine.   Either Dr. George Parcher (1803 or 1804-1884) or his nephew, apothecary George Asa Parcher (1844 or 1846-1917), but presumably the former as no middle initial was used.  The elder George Parcher received his degree at Bowdoin College in 1830 and set up practice at Unity, Maine, for a couple years.  In 1833 he moved his practice to Ellsworth, Maine, where he lived for the remainder of his life - though he practiced at Hancock, Maine, during "The Plague" (erysipelas).  He and his wife, Caroline Ann (Hatch) Parcher are buried in the Woodbine Cemetery at Ellsworth, Maine.

  • F. R. Swazey of Bucksport, Maine.  Dr. Frederic Rice Swazey was born August 10, 1831 at Bucksport, Maine, the son of John Newmarch Swazey and Sally (Buck) Swazey.  Dr. Swazey received his medical degree from the Medical College of Maine at Bowdoin College in the late 1850s; he also had training in Europe.  On December 16, 1867 at Bath, Maine, he married Ann Louisa Sewall, daughter of General Joseph Sewall and Eliza (Smith) Sewall of Bath.  Dr. Swazey died May 11, 1875; he's buried in the Silver Lake Cemetery at Bucksport, Maine.   Annie died in 1914 and is buried with family members in the Maple Grove Cemetery at Bath, Maine.

Members of the Maine Medical Association in Franklin County, Maine up to 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Franklin County, Maine, up to 1873, including deceased members.


  • W. Bolan of New Sharon, Maine.   Dr. W. Wallace Bolan was born June 5, 1840 at Phillips, Maine, or Weld, Maine, depending on the source, the son of Dr. Alfred and Lydia Bolan.  Dr. Wallace Bolan received his medical degree at Harvard in 1863 and served as a surgeon in the Civil War.  He married twice, I believe: 1) Corilla Brooks (Nickerson) Bolan, "Carrie", who died in 1870; and Frances E. (Diggles) Bolan, who long survived him.  In 1883, Dr. Bolan left his practice at New Sharon, Maine, and became a physician at the Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Togus, in Chelsea, Maine.  He died at Togus in 1886.  He's buried in the Forest Grove Cemetery at Augusta, Maine, with his second wife.

  •  J. R. Eaton of Wilton, Maine.  Dr. John Rowell Eaton was born July 14, 1830 at Wilton, Maine, son of Ebenezer Eaton and Patty (Rowell) Eaton, both of whom died before their son was ten years old.  Dr. Eaton received his medical training at the Medical College of Maine at Bowdoin College.  In addition to his medical practice, he was a member of the Maine State Legislature.  He married Sarah Sylvia Gould on December 13, 1857 at Jay, Maine.  He died April 1, 1885 and is buried in the Lakeview Cemetery at Wilton, Maine, with his wife and at least two children.

  • J. I. Linscott of Farmington, Maine.  If the middle initial is a misprint, Dr. Linscott may have been Dr. Joseph Addison Linscott (1812-1895) or, more likely considering how often a handwritten "J" is misinterpreted as an "I", his son Dr. John Jacob Linscott (1846-1928).  The latter had received a medical degree at Berkshire Medical College at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1867 and then went into practice at Farmington, Maine.  In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. John Jacob Linscott also served in the Maine State Legislature.  He married Orena C. Hemenway, "Rena", at Farmington, Maine, on September 10, 1868.  Dr. John Jacob Linscott died in 1928 and is buried in the Riverside Cemetery at Farmington, Maine, with his wife and children.

  • J. A. Richards of Farmington, Maine.  Dr. John Almond Richards was born September 26, 1829 at Strong, Maine, in 1830, the son of John Richards and Eliza (Thomas) Richards.   Dr. Richards attended Farmington Academy at Farmington, Maine, and then studied under Dr. Edmund Russell and graduated from the Medical College of Maine at Bowdoin College in 1854.  He set up his medical practice at Strong, Maine, and in 1855 married Sophronia Hillman, with whom he would have several children.  In 1870, he moved his practice to Farmington, Maine.  He was a U.S. Pension examining surgeon and was a school supervisor.  He died in 1897 and is buried in the Riverside Cemetery at Farmington, Maine, with his wife and children. 

  • J. B. Severy of Farmington, Maine.   Dr. James Blake Severy was born in 1841 at Dixfield, Maine, the son of William Severy and Hester Ann (Blake) Severy.   James graduated from Bellevue Medical College in 1873 and over his career practiced in Dixfield, Maine, and Farmington, Maine, and also practiced law and was a judge at Farmington, Maine, and Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He married Emma Augusta Bass in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 28, 1866; they had several children.  Dr. Severy died March 5, 1901 in Colorado.  He buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at Colorado Springs, Colorado, with wife Emma.

Members of the Maine Medical Association in Cumberland County, Maine up to 1873


Included in the 1873 booklet entitled Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Medical Ethics of the Maine Medical Association is a list of the members, including deceased members, by their counties of residence, as those counties existed in 1873.

You can see images of all of the pages of the booklet in another post, as well as a list of all of the members in alphabetical order by their surnames.

This post identifies the members from Cumberland County up to 1873, including deceased members.




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BJames Bates (Honorary) of Yarmouth, MaineILucien Ingalls of Falmouth, Maine
James M. Bates of Yarmouth, MaineJHenry Irving Jordan* of Portland, Maine
Samuel W. Blanchard* of Yarmouth, MaineKAlden Thomas Keen of Gorham, Maine
Cyrus Fogg Brackett of Brunswick, MaineLEdward Philippe LeProhon of Portland, Maine
Thomas Henry Breslin* of Portland, MaineIsaac Lincoln* (Honorary) of Brunswick, Maine
Eugene W. Brooks of Portland, MaineJohn Dunlap Lincoln of Brunswick, Maine
Augustus Hannibal Burbank of Yarmouth, MaineJames Warren Lowell of Ferry Village, South Portland, Maine
John Buzzell of Portland, MaineGardiner Ludwig of Portland, Maine
CNelson H. Carey of Saccarappa, Westbrook, MaineMWilliam Marrett* of Saccarappa, Westbrook, Maine
George H. Chadwick of Portland, MaineAlbert Quincy Marshall of New Gloucester, Maine
Albion Cobb of Webb's Mills, Casco, MaineThomas H. Merrill* of Portland, Maine
William Bangs Cobb of Standish, MaineHenry Putnam Merrill of Portland, Maine
Henry Thornton Cummings of Portland, MaineAlfred Mitchell of Brunswick, Maine
DIsrael Thorndike Dana of Portland, MaineOWilliam Osgood of North Yarmouth, Maine
Gilman Daveis* of Portland, Maine; perhaps John T. Gilman DaveisPNathaniel Tobey Palmer of Brunswick, Maine
Daniel Hasty Dole of Knightville, South Portland, MaineAlexander McIntosh Parker of Stevens' Plains, Portland, Maine
Bertrand Francis Dunn of Windham, MaineJoseph Addison Parsons of Windham, Maine
John E. Dunnells* of Harrison, MaineEdwin Parsons* of Portland, Maine
Obadiah E. Durgin (Honorary) of Portland, MaineDaniel O. Perry of Portland, Maine
EAsher Ellis of Brunswick, MaineRCharles Henry Reynolds of Gorham, Maine
Daniel Fulton Ellis of Brunswick, MaineCharles Augustus Ring of Portland, Maine
FCharles Stewart Davies Fessenden of Portland, MaineWilliam C. Robinson* of Portland, Maine
Joseph Palmer Fessenden of Portland, MaineSIra Cole Sawyer of Naples, Maine
Charles O. Files of Portland, MaineNathaniel Shannon of Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Simon Fitch of Portland, MaineAbner Ormiel Shaw of Portland, Maine
Benjamin F. Fogg of Portland, MaineHoratio Nelson Small of Portland, Maine
Thomas Albert Foster of Portland, MaineReuben Dunn Small of North Pownal, Maine
Barzilla Bean Foster of Portland, MaineJoseph B. Soto of Brunswick, Maine
George F. French of Portland, MaineFrank A. Stanley of Portland, Maine
GFrederick Henry Gerrish of Portland, MaineCharles W. Stockman of Portland, Maine
Stillman Perry Getchell of Portland, MaineEbenezer Stone of Stevens' Plains, Portland, Maine
John Taylor Gilman of Portland, MaineJames G. Sturgis of Standish, Maine
Luther Clinton Gilson of Portland, MaineJohn I. Sturgis of Gray, Maine
George Lincoln Goodale of Brunswick, MaineJoseph Sturvevant of Oak Hill, Scarborough, Maine
James S. Goodwin (Honorary) of Portland, MaineSilas Edward Sylvester of Saccarappa, Westbrook, Maine
Seth C. Gordon of Portland, MaineTSamuel Henry Tewksbury of Portland, Maine
Rotheus Augustus Gray of Saccarappa, Westbrook, MaineE. N. Tewksbury* of Falmouth, Maine; presumably Ervin Noyes Tukesbury
William Warren Greene of Portland, MaineAugustus Spaulding Thayer of Portland, Maine
HFrank Stevens Hall* of Cumberland Center, MaineCharles W. Thomas* of Portland, Maine
Nahum Alvah Hersom of Portland, MaineAlbion Pease Topliff of Gorham, Maine
Charles Leon Holt of Gray, MaineWJames Paine Webb of Bridgton, Maine
Lewis Willard Houghton* of Casco, MaineCharles Edwin Webster of Portland, Maine
Seth Chellis Hunkins* of Portland, MaineStephen Holmes Weeks of Portland, Maine
Charles Oliver Hunt of Portland, MaineEben Wells (Honorary) of Freeport, Maine
Henry Hastings Hunt of Gorham, MaineWilliam Wescott of Gorham, Maine
Charles Hutchinson of Portland, MaineWilliam Wood of Portland, Maine

*  Deceased