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Author: Hamilton, Melinda
Year: January 1964
Title: Dr Jesse Bennett - Pioneer Physician (1769- 1842)
Journal: The West Virginia Medical Journal
Volume: 60
Issue: 1
Pages: 42- 43
Alternate Journal: Reprint from The Point Pleasant Register
Keywords: 1. Bennett, Jessee, 1769-1842. 2. Cesarean section.
Abstract: An account of the first successful cesarean section performed in North America. The date was January 1794. There is brief mention of Bennett's marriage into the Hogg family and his slaves.
Location: JMU