VA-A59 Dr. Jessee Bennett 1769-1842

Marker text: DR. JESSEE BENNETT 1769-1842

Near Edom, Virginia, on January 14, 1794, in a heroic effort to save his wife, Elizabeth, and child, Dr. Jessee Bennett performed the first successful Casesarian section and oophorectomy to be done in America.

Erected by the Likville-Edom Extension Homemaker's Club

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