Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialist/Writer
Gardening, History, Plantation
> Deteriorating relations with his in-laws culminated in an 1819 quarrel outside the Albemarle County courthouse in which Bankhead critically wounded his wife’s brother Thomas Jefferson Randolph. Bankhead fled the county, but he reunited with his wife shortly thereafter and saw her die from complications following childbirth in 1826. <
Sadly, Ann Caru Randolph Bankhead died February 11th and her Grandfather five months later, on July 4th. Martha Jefferson Randolph was 54 that year. She died on October 10th, 1836 two weeks after her 64th birthday.