Caroline Merriman Coonley (1847-1925)

Mrs "Carrie" (Coonley) McGill

She was the daughter of a drugstore owner and her brother, Charles, was "the well-known pharmacist" of South Bend, Indiana. She and her husband established Dr J.A. McGill & Co., at Chicago, and made a fortune selling "Quack" remedies.




Dr McGill’s Famous Specific Orange Blossom Cure: A Positive Cure for All Female Diseases; Scots and Scots Descendants in America. Part V. John A. McGill; Nostrums & Quackery & Pseudo-Medicine, Volume 2, published by the American Medical Association, 1911; "Pamphlets: Quacks & Quackery" published by the American Medical Association Bureau of Investigation (1938), Pages 67 & 68; Notices of Judgement Under the Food & Drugs Act, Issue 9701, Part 11200.