John Edward Janney Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

John Edward Janney Collection, 857 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of a diploma awarded to John Edward Janney for Doctor of Medicine by the University of Virginia, July 2, 1874.
and a biographical sketch of John Edward Janney.
(1 box) Last updated 03/04.

Biographical/Historical: John Edward Janney was a student at the University of Virginia and received his medical degree in 1874. He attended Winchester Academy at Winchester, VA before medical school and practiced medicine in Frederick County, VA. He married Minnie P. Purcell in 1881. Two of their children survived his parents. After Minnie’s death, he married Leila Baker six weeks before his death in March of 1904. He was buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

Bibliography: Obituary, Winchester Evening Star, March 21, 1904

Cite As: John Edward Janney Collection, 857 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Mapcase 1, Drawer 7

Diploma awarded to John Edward Janney by UVA for Doctor of Medicine, July 2, 1874, 1 item, manuscript on printed form, parchment

Janney, John Edward – biographical sketch, 4 leaves typescript, 10 leaves background material (photocopy)