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Dr Joseph Mechlin, Jr

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 25 Feb 1839 District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Range I.W. #110
  • Memorial ID 39915239

d Wed, 6th instant in NY City, eldest s/o Joseph MECHLIN, Esq, of this city; abt 10 yrs ago, appointed by Bd of Managers of American Colonization Society, colonial physician & on death of Dr RANDALL, rec'd his commission as Governor of the colony. In discharging the duties of that difficult station, his health became impaired, appearingly never regained health lost in African colony; returned to US, moved to Mobile, continuing to practice medicine; while rendering service to others "disease seized upon himself,"-- in hope of recovery, he started on a visit to his father's house in Washington DC, but died the day after his arrival in NY, before reaching home; surv include young wife...


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  • Created by: Bill Shrum
  • Added: 26 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39915239
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Joseph Mechlin, Jr (unknown–25 Feb 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39915239, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Bill Shrum (contributor 46487688) .