Wife of Dr. R.L. Bohannan
Sarah was the daughter of Pauline Cabell Whitlock and her third husband, George
Whitlock. She married Dr. Richard LaFon Bohannan in Petersburg on February 22,
1838. They had seven children: Richard, George, Joseph, Elizabeth, William,
Martha, and Charles. Both George and Joseph died in Confederate service.
In December 1837, Richard joined with Lewis Webb Chamberlayne, John Cullen, and
Augustus Warner to found the medical department of Hampden-Sydney College, now
known as the Medical College of Virginia, in Richmond. He was the first
professor of "Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children."
Richard Lafon Bohannan (1790 - 1855)
Elizabeth P Bohannan (1848 - 1935)*
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
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