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Dr Henry Hartshorne
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1823
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1891
Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

American doctor, poet and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Professor of anatomy, physiology, health and natural sciences, elected to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1851, a founder of the American Public Health Association in 1872.


Son of Joseph Hartshorne (1779-1850), a Philadelphia physician, and Anna (Bonsal) Harshorne.

Married Mary E. Brown on Jan. 8, 1849 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

During the Civil War, he was a surgeon in the Philadelphia hospitals. During the battle of Gettysburg, he cared for the wounded on the battlefield. In 1893, he went to Japan and returned again in 1895 to work in the Quaker missions.

Father of Anna Cope Hartshorne and Virginia Hartshorne [adopted].
 
 
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 Children:
  Anna Cope Hartshorne (1860 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aoyama Cemetery
Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Plot: Sec. S1 i-4, Plot 35-36
 
Created by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
Record added: Oct 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78686898
Dr Henry Hartshorne
Added by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
 
 
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