Visit Biography.com to learn more about Martha Jefferson, wife of Thomas Jefferson, from her role as first lady to her tragic early death.

Born Martha Wayles Skelton in Charles City County, Virginia in Martha Jefferson married Thomas Jefferson on New Year's Day in Martha tragically died at age on September years before Thomas Jefferson was elected president.

Portrait of Sally Hemings who was a slave of Thomas Jefferson and the mother to his six children.

Who Was Sally Hemings? min) TV-PG Thomas Jefferson had a 37 year relationship and fathered several children with one of his slaves, Sally Hemings.

What is Thomas Jefferson Education and Homeschooling?

What is Thomas Jefferson Education and Homeschooling?

This recipe is from the National Constitution Center (NCC), Philadelphia PA.  According to the NCC, Thomas Jeffersons biscuits were served at the first meeting of the First Continental Congress in 1774 and are served today at the famous City Tavern (built in 1773) located in Philadelphias historic district at 2nd and Walnut Streets.  These are a light, tasty biscuit (scone), with or without the pecans.  I enjoy them with butter and honey.  The nutrition can be improved by using a margarine…

Thomas Jefferson's Sweet Potato Biscuits 1774

This recipe is from the National Constitution Center (NCC), Philadelphia PA. According to the NCC, Thomas Jeffersons biscuits were served at the first meeting o

Free Thomas Jefferson Coloring Page :The students will roll two dice, add the numbers, and color the sum.The page features Thomas Jefferson and his wife.You might also like:Thomas Jefferson Close Readings George Washington Carver Close Readings Benjamin Franklin Close Reading Happy teaching!Dana's Wonderland

Free Thomas Jefferson Coloring Page : The students will roll two dice, add the numbers, and color the sum. The page features Thomas Jefferson and his wife. You might also like: Thomas Jefferson Close Readings George Washington Carver

Portrait Miniature on Ivory of one of Thomas Jefferson's Daughters. I saw this at a Black history event, a while back.

An oil miniature with an inscription identity behind it of Harriet Hemings, daughter of Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson, niece of Martha Jefferson, half-sister of Martha Randolph.

NAME: Thomas Jefferson  OCCUPATION: U.S. President, U.S. Vice President  BIRTH DATE: April 13, 1743  DEATH DATE: July 04, 1826  EDUCATION: College of William and Mary  more about Thomas  BEST KNOWN FOR    Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He also instrumental in the Louisiana Purchase.

#3 Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of third president Thomas Jefferson. (b. 1748 - d. 1782). She died after eleven years of marriage, Jefferson remained a widower for the rest of his life after promising her he would never remarry. Her death also was 18 years before Jefferson was elected president in 1800. No facial image of her survives. This portrait was based on contemporary descriptions and executed 183 years after her death.

A 1965 oil portrait of Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson by artist George Geygan, based on contemporary descriptions of her physical attributes and executed 183 years after her death. (First Ladies Cookbook, Parents Press)

Thomas Jefferson's gold pocket watch, approx. ca. 1782. The watch is dedicated to his wife and contains a lock of his wife's hair. The inscription reads: Martha W. Jefferson Born 19 Oct. 1748, Died 6 Sept. 1782.

ornamentedbeing: “ Christie’s Americana Week sale takes place January at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The sale includes a unique watch key owned by Thomas Jefferson. The key contains a lock of.

Thomas and Patty (Martha) Jefferson had read Laurence Sterne’s novel Tristram Shandy. As Patty Jefferson lay dying in September of 1782, the two Jeffersons sat at her bed and wrote out togeth…

Thomas Jefferson’s Grief Over His Wife’s Death and His Promise To Her

Thomas and Patty (Martha) Jefferson had read Laurence Sterne’s novel Tristram Shandy. As Patty Jefferson lay dying in September of the two Jeffersons sat at her bed and wrote out togeth…

“This is James Hemings... The slave & personal "Chef" to Thomas Jefferson.... Considered by sum, to be America's first "Great Chef".... When Jefferson…”

“This is James Hemings. The slave & personal "Chef" to Thomas Jefferson. Considered by sum, to be America's first "Great Chef". Was the older brother of Sally Hemings who both were half - brother and sister to Thomas Jefferson's wife Martha.

2nd President John Adams ~ The feeble old stout held it out until the age if 91, becoming the last surviving person to sign the Declaration of Independence. He lived for 8 more years after his wife's death in 1818, dying the same day as his friend Thomas Jefferson died, both on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration. Moments before the crusty old guarder's death, he mumbled the words "Thomas Jefferson survives!"; not knowing his friend had died earlier that morning.

President John Adams ~ The feeble old stout held it out until the age if becoming the last surviving person to sign the Declaration of Independence.

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