Dr William Shippen
Province of Pennsylvania
William Shippen was a member of the notable Shippen family of Pennsylvania. - AsNotedIn
- Father Congressman William Shippen
|Susanna Harrison Shippen, wife of William Shippen, gives birth to a son, William Shippen, in Philadelphia, Province of Pennsylvania.
|Alice Lee, daughter of Thomas Lee and Hannah Harrison Ludwell, marries William Shippen in London, England.
|Church Of St Mary Le Strand
|With his father's assistance, either in the Shippen-Wistar house or in an annex, Dr William Shippen begins a series of lectures on anatomy, surgery and the practice of midwifery.
|History of American Medicine
|By 1765, Dr William Shippen offers a complete course in midwifery to both women and men. People who are offended by the teaching males midwifery, periodically shattered the windows in his lab with rocks and burst into his dissecting rooms.
|William Shippen dies of anthrax at age 89 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr Shippen is buried at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia.
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