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Dr Richard Blow
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1810
Sussex County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1855
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

Born at "Tower Hill" the home of his father Col. George Blow in Sussex, Va. Attended the Medical College of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania, and studied later in Paris. He observed yellow fever patients for some months in New Orleans and believed himself to be immune to the disease but died of it while treating patients in Norfolk.

Married first Laura Townes of Petersburg, one son George Waverly; married second: Laura Dunbar of Norfolk, one son William, who was "brought up by his Aunt, Mrs. Hunter. He [William] went to Texas and disappered. Never been heard of since..." 
 
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 Parents:
  George Blow (1787 - 1870)
  Eliza Waller Blow (1791 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Dunbar Blow (1832 - 1852)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Blow (1810 - 1855)
  Emma Blow Blacknall (1812 - 1897)*
  George Blow (1813 - 1894)*
  Mary Frances Blow Hunter (1816 - 1880)*
  Atala Blow Beale (1826 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Lot 33 1st Ave, East
 
Created by: John M Blow
Record added: Dec 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6981593
Dr Richard Blow
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Dr Richard Blow
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Dr Richard Blow
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- Sarah Quinn
 Added: May. 12, 2011
You and I share the same birthday, sir. Rest in peace.
- Kathleen
 Added: Jun. 14, 2003
All of G-d's children should have at least one flower.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 12, 2002
 
 
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