Martha (Wayles) Jefferson

Martha (Wayles) Jefferson (1748 - 1782)

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Martha Jefferson formerly Wayles aka Skelton
Born in Charles City, Charles, Colony of Virginiamap
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Wife of — married [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Charles City, Charles, Virginia Colonymap
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Died in Monticello, Albemarle, Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011 | Last significant change: 17 Oct 2018
22:46: Robin Lee added US Presidents Project WikiTree as manager for profile of Martha (Wayles) Jefferson. [Thank Robin for this]
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Categories: Spouses of US Presidents | Virginia Slave Owners | Monticello, Virginia | Charles City, Virginia | First Ladies of the United States | Notables.

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30 Oct 1748

Martha Wayles was born at Charles City, Charles Virginia, USA

November 20, 1766

Martha Eppes married Bathurst Skelton

September 30, 1768

Martha becomes widowed.

June 10, 1771

Her first child, John Skelton, dies.

1 Jan 1772

Martha Wayles married Thomas Jefferson January 1, 1772 in Charles City, Charles, Virginia, USA.

6 Sep 1782

Martha Wayles Jefferson died at Monticello, Albemarle, Virginia, USA


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On 6 Aug 2016 at 23:44 GMT US Presidents Project WikiTree wrote:

Wayles-19 and Wayles-5 appear to represent the same person because: identical dates, duplicate of Thomas Jefferson's wife

On 5 Jun 2015 at 01:08 GMT Greg Hays wrote:

Category: Slave-owner: Virginia is listed under misnamed categories. Shouldn't it be instead?

Martha is 15 degrees from Claude Monet, 12 degrees from Gigi Tanksley 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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