James Abercromby, b2

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James Abercromby, b2

Also Known As: "Abercrombie"
Birthdate: (40)
Death: May 22, 1871 (40)
Cape Town, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James Abercromby, SV/PROG and Magdalena Elizabeth Abercromby, b3 SM
Husband of Johanna Sebella Abercrombie
Father of John Frederich Abercromby; Allen Carswel Abercromby; James III Abercromby; Minna Maria Abercromby; George Henry Abercromby and 3 others
Brother of Aletta Elizabeth Abercromby, b1; Magdalena Elizabeth Sheriff, b4 and Alexander Abercromby, b3

Occupation: MD, Doctor
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About James Abercromby, b2

See father's profile for further information about the family and spelling of the name.

According to information received from Edinburgh University Library, James Jr wrote the following thesis, held by the library: "On the diseases that follow idiopathic fever". (See under Sources.)

Their alumni records show (referring to James senioir) that "His son, James was MD Edin. In 1851 and succeeded him in practice." - although it doesn't state where this practice was.

The extract from "History of Medicine in South Africa" on his father James' profile states that "two of their sons, James and Alexander, both Cape-born, qualified in medicine [in Scotland] and returned to practise at the Cape at the mid-Century".

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James Abercromby, b2's Timeline

June 1830
- 1851
Age 17
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, United Kingdom
May 26, 1861
Age 30
Age 31
May 22, 1871
Age 40
Cape Town, South Africa