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
Descendants descendants
Died in Monticello, Albemarle, Virginia, USAmap
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Categories: Virginia Slave Owners | Monticello, Virginia | Charles City, Virginia | Spouses of US Presidents | First Ladies of the United States.


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 Kevin Bacon, 23 degrees from Robynne Lozier, 7 degrees from Pocahontas Rolfe and 15 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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