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Dr George Washington May

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Dr George Washington May

  • Birth 15 Oct 1789 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1845 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Memorial ID 52328015

May, Dr. George Washington d. 16 Sep 1845 56 yrs.
Died, at his residence, in this city, yesterday morning, at six o'clock, after a long and painful illness, which he sustained with exemplary fortitude and pious resignation to the will of his Maker, Dr. George Washington May, in the 56th year of his age. Dr. M. was a native of the city of Boston, and a graduate of Harvard, but the prime and manhood of his life had been spent in this city, where he practiced medicine with high reputation. His funeral will take place at 4 o'clock this evening, from his late residence, at which the friends of the family are requested to attend without further invitation.

Announcement from Medical Society of D.C., for which he founded.

Born in 1789, Boston, Mass. A.M., 1810; M.D., 1813, Harvard. Incorporator of the Society under both charters. Brother of Dr. Frederick May, supra. Died in 1845. Founder of the Med. Assn., D.C.; member Washington Med. Society and Patholog. Society. See Busey's Reminiscences, p. 205.

Married Catharine Hite Lee, daughter of Theodoric Lee. He had two daughters: Sophia Catharine May and Juliana Gales May (all rest at CC).


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  • Created by: Dale May
  • Added: 13 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52328015
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr George Washington May (15 Oct 1789–16 Sep 1845), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52328015, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Dale May (contributor 47245561) .