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Beverly William Hemmings (1798 - aft. 1873)

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Beverly William Hemmings
Born in Monticello Plantation, Albermarle, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after in Washington DCmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Mar 2014
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Categories: Albemarle County, Virginia, Slaves.


Beverly, a carpenter and fiddler.

In 1822 at the age of 24, Beverly "ran away" from Monticello and was not pursued. His sister Harriet Hemings, 21, followed in the same year. Madison Hemings said that Beverley and Harriet each entered white society in Washington, DC, according to their appearance, and each married well.[1][2]


  1. Sally Hemongs (Wikipedia)
  2. See this well-sourced Wikipedia article for a discussion of the evidence linking Jefferson and Hemings


Originally entered by Leslie Ridley-388 26 Mar 2014

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Beverly is 12 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 17 degrees from Frances Weidman and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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