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Martha Jefferson

Death: Sep 6, 1782

Birthplace: Charles City

Nationality: United States

Martha Jefferson

Date of Death : Sep 6, 1782
Birth Place : Charles City

Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, born Martha Wayles was the wife of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States. She was a widow at her second marriage, as her first husband had died young. The Jeffersons had six children together, but only two daughters survived to adulthood, and only one past the age of 25. Weakened by childbirth, Martha Jefferson died several months after the birth of her last child.

Also known as


  • Martha Wayles

Parents


  • John Wayles

Children


  • Martha Jefferson Randolph
  • Mary Jefferson Eppes
  • Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson
  • Jane Jefferson
  • Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson
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