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Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson (1782 - 1784)

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Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson
Born in Albemarle County, Virginia, USAmap
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Died in Chesterfield County, Virginia, USAmap
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Lucy was the sixth and last child of the third president Thomas Jefferson and his wife Martha Randolph Jefferson. Her mother passed away just 4 months after Lucy's birth, due to childbirth complications.

This Lucy Elizabeth shall not be confused with her older sister Lucy Elizabeth, who passed away in 1781.[1] She was born on 08 May 1782 at "Monticello" in Charlottesville, Albemarle, County, Virginia. She was named after her older sister who passed away 1 year before she was born.

Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson died when she was two years old from whooping cough on 13 Oct 1782 at Eppington Plantation in Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA. [2] [3]

Sources

  1. http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/lucy-jefferson-1782-1784
  2. Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America / edited by Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd edition#2 & published in 1981 by Burke's Peerage Limited of London, England.
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial #191839395


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Lucy is 21 degrees from Danielle Liard, 15 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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