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. <
This must be a typographical error. As I understand it, Martha Jefferson Randolph died ten years thereafter, on October 10, 1836.