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Richard Owen WhiteheadRoster ID 445
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1851|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Richard Owen Whitehead, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Dec. 15, 1831, in Suffolk, Va. Father- William Boykin Whitehead; Mother- Emeline Flynn Riddick. Pat. Grandfather- William Whitehead; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Ann Boykin. Mat. Grandfather- Dempsey Riddick; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Eliza F. Benton; 1st child- Charles Whitehead; 2nd- Florence Whitehead. Military Record- Crimean War, surgeon in Russian Army. Civil War, 16th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Career: Doctor. Died- 1903, in Denver, Colorado.|