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Joseph Strong (bishop)

Birthplace: Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania
Cause of death: Yellow Fever
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Benajah Strong; deacon benajah strong and Lucy Strong Bishop
Husband of Rebecca Strong Young and Rebecca Strong Young
Father of Eleanor Wood Strong; Lucy Bond Strong; Joseph Strong, Jr.; Peter Young Strong; William Strong and 3 others
Brother of Narcissa Strong; Martha Strong; William Strong; William Strong; Lucy Strong and 3 others
Half brother of Sarah Strong

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About Dr. Joseph Strong

Joseph STRONG Sr., M.D. was born on MAR 10 1770 in South Coventry, Connecticut Colony. (130) He graduated from Yale College in 1788. He was educated under Dr. Lemuel Hopkins between 1788 and 1790 in Hartford, CT. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania between 1791 and 1792 in Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, under Dr. Benjamin Rush. He was a Physician in 1792 in Middletown, CT. He served in the military from MAY 4 1792 to MAY 1 1796. Surgeon's mate in the legion of General Anthony Wayne in the Ohio campaign against the Indians. His commission was signed by President George Washington on March 19, 1793. He was a Physician after 1796 in Philadelphia, PA. Invented Axle Tourniquet for the control of bleeding during surgical operations (patent dated January 29, 1801). He resided after 1796 in Philadelphia, PA. Promoter of the Philadelphia Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufacturers. He died on APR 24 1812 in Philadelphia, PA.(130) Died of Yellow Fever. First cousin of the martyr spy Nathan Hale. Second cousin, once removed, of Vermont hero Ethan Allen. Parents: Deacon Corporal Benajah STRONG Sr. and Lucy BISHOP .





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Dr. Joseph Strong's Timeline

March 10, 1770
Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut
Age 17
Age 17
Age 17
Age 17
September 8, 1796
Age 26
First Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania
September 8, 1796
Age 26
Philadelphia (Philadelphia) Pennsylvania
September 17, 1797
Age 27
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
June 26, 1799
Age 29
Philadelphia, PA
April 28, 1801
Age 31
Philadelphia, PA