Amasa P Coy Canada

Biography of Amasa P Coy

Amasa P Coy matriculated at the University in 1832-33 to study Medicine under Dr James Jeffray.

He was born at New Brunswick, Canada, son of Amasa Coy, a merchant, banker, and planter.

Coy undertook medical courses at New York under Dr Alex N Stevens between 1831 and 1832, before attending the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow Royal Infirmary between 1833 and 1834.

Coy returned as a medical doctor and surgeon, establishing his medical practice in Fredericton. In 1836, Coy sold his office and drug store on Regent Street to Dr Henry Hartt. Coy died, prematurely, at Fredericton, on 30 March 1837, aged 23.


Archival Materials

  • Dr Jeffray early medical students
  • Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fonds MC239 - Amasa Coy family


Amasa P Coy
Born 1815.
Died 30 March 1837.
GU Degree: Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, 1832;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: physicians; surgeons
English snippet: Medical student at the University of Glasgow in 1832
Record last updated: 16th Jul 2014

Country Associations

Canada Canada, New Brunswick
Place of Birth

Canada Canada, New Brunswick, Fredericton
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student