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Thomas Jefferson Jr. (abt. 1782 - 1876)

Thomas Jefferson Jr.
Born about in Albemarle County, Virginiamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at about age 94 in Fluvanna County, Virginiamap
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Thomas Jefferson Jr. was born approximately 1782 in Albemarle County, Virginia. He was married three times, but had no known surviving children:

  • Mary Randolph "Polly" Lewis (marriage bond Oct. 3, 1808, Albemarle Co., Virginia)
  • Elizabeth Wilhelmina "Willie" Siegfried (married Jan. 4, 1858, Albemarle County, Virginia)
  • Ann "Nancy" W. Pollard (married Nov. 30, 1868, Fluvanna County, Virginia)[1]
  • Thomas Jefferson, Jr.'s first wife, Polly Lewis, was his first cousin. Their marriage record, dated October 3, 1808, documents that she is the daughter of Charles L. Lewis and that he is the son of Randolph Jefferson. Shadrack S. Lively, stated that Thomas Jefferson, Jr. was "upwards of 21," placing his birth prior to 1787. [2]
  • According to the Fluvanna County, Virginia death record for Thomas Jefferson, his cause of death was "old age." His parents are given as R and Nancy Jefferson. [3]
  1. Memos from Joanne Yeck, December 2014 and January 30, 2015.
  2. Entered by Joanne Yeck.
  3. Entered by Joanne Yeck.


Yeck, Joanne. The Jefferson Brothers. Kettering, OH: Slate River Press, 2012.

James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds. Jefferson's Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767-1826 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997).

1820, 1870 Federal Population Census, Fluvanna County, Virginia

1850, 1860 Federal Population Census, Albemarle County, Virginia

Marriage bond, 03 Oct 1808, Albemarle County, Virginia

Marriage record, 04 Jan 1858, Albemarle County, Virginia

Marriage record, 30 Nov 1868, Fluvanna County, Virginia

Death record, Fluvanna County, Virginia

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Just curious as to why this Thomas is a Jr, when his father wasn't Thomas....

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