Dr Joseph John Summerell

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Dr Joseph John Summerell

  • Birth 1 Nov 1819 Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 1893
  • Burial Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 68598847

Father: John Summerell
Mother: Mary Perry
- Educated in Jackson, Northampton Co., NC
1842 - A.B. degree, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
- Studied medicine under Dr. Eldridge, Northampton Co., NC
1843 - Studied medicine, University of the City of New York, NYC, NY
1844 - M.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania Medical Department, Philadelphia, PA (from: NC; thesis "Opium in Autumnal Fevers")
10/00/1844 - Married, Ellen Hannah Mitchell (she died in 1887)
1845 - A.M. degree, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
1850,1851 - Practiced medicine, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC
1855 - Member of North Carolina Medical Society (elected)
1860 - Practiced medicine, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC
1862 - President, Medical Society of North Carolina
05/28/1864 - As a civilian physician in Rowan Co., NC, examined Confederate citizens desiring Certificates of Disability to avoid service in the Confederate Army
- Captured by U. S. Army and was a prisoner
00/00/1865 - Signed Oath to the U. S. Government
1865 - Practiced medicine, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC
1866-1872 - Member of the Board of Examiners, North Carolina Medical Society
1868 - Representative of the North Carolina Medical Society at the annual meetiing of the American Medical Society
1874 - Practiced medicine, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC
1880 - His son, E. M. Summerell, was a medical student, Salisbury, NC
1880,1886,1890,1893 - Practiced medicine, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC
- Chairman, County Court of Rowan Co., NC (two years)
1893 - Supt. of Health, Rowan Co., NC
1893 - Member, Rowan County Medical Society
12/17/1893 - Died, Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
12/14/2013. Unpublished database.


The following biographical information was added by Rob Dalton and Mary Thielemann:
Son of John Summerell & Mary Perry.
Married Ellen H. Mitchell in 1844
The couple had 7 children.


Family Members


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  • Originally Created by: Devil Kitty Designs
  • Added: 19 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68598847
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Joseph John Summerell (1 Nov 1819–17 Dec 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68598847, citing Old English Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .