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Dr Jesse Bennett
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1769
Frankford
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1842

Pioneer Surgeon. The first successful cesarean section in North America near Edom in 1794.

Dr. Jesse Bennett in 1794 performed the first Caesarean section operation in the United States (on Elizabeth, his wife, saving both her life and the life of their daughter). He was Surgeon of the Second Virginia Regiment during the War of 1812 was a member of the jury at Aaron Burr's trial for treason. He lived in Mason County.

...written by Jan Jewell 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hogg Bennett (1769 - 1829)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Point Pleasant
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Chinook
Record added: Oct 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15962963
Dr Jesse Bennett
Added by: Larry Luckeydoo II
 
Dr Jesse Bennett
Added by: Larry Luckeydoo II
 
Dr Jesse Bennett
Added by: Chinook
 
 
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