Smithsonian Museum: Jefferson's handmade bible
Thomas Jefferson was a great fan of Jesus and called him “the greatest of all the Reformers," a font of "eloquence and fine imagination," and the author of "a system of the most sublime morality which...
Francis W. Eppes
Francis Wayles Eppes VII (September 20, 1801 – May 10, 1881) was the grandson of President Thomas Jefferson. After moving from Virginia with his family to near Tallahassee, Florida in 1829, he e...
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Shadwell (Virginia)
Shadwell, a census-designated place by the Rivanna River in Albemarle County, Virginia near Charlottesville, was the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson. It was so named after Shadwell parish in London by ...
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Second inauguration of Thomas Jefferson
The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson of the United States, from March 4, 1801 to March 4, 1809, carried out what Jefferson called the "Revolution of 1800" with the goal of putting into action the princi...
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Walter Beverly Pearson
Walter Beverly Pearson (December 2, 1861 - May 19, 1917) was an American inventor, industrialist and president of the Standard Screw Company. It became known as Stanadyne Automotive Corporation.He is...
Early life and career of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was involved in politics from his early adult years. This article covers his early life and career, through his writing the Declaration of I...
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Jefferson DNA data
The Jefferson–Hemings controversy concerns the question of whether there was an intimate relationship between U.S. President Thomas Jefferson and his mixed-race slave, Sally Hemings, that resulted in ...
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Tuckahoe (plantation)
Tuckahoe, also known as Tuckahoe Plantation, is located on Route 650 near Manakin, Virginia overlapping both Goochland and Henrico counties. It was declared a historic district and a National Historic...
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Jefferson's Birthday
Jefferson's Birthday (April 13) officially honors the birth of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson. This day was recognized by Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of Presidential Proclamation 2276, ...
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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson (April 13  1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States...
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Sally Hemings
Sarah "Sally" Hemings (c. 1773 – 1835) was an enslaved woman of mixed race owned by President Thomas Jefferson and reputed to have had a long-term relationship and six children with him, of whom four ...
Thomas Jefferson Randolph
Thomas Jefferson Randolph (September 12, 1792 – October 8, 1875) of Albemarle County was a planter and politician who served in the Virginia House of Delegates, was rector of the University of V...
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Dabney S. Carr
Dabney Smith Carr (March 5, 1802 – March 24, 1854) was an American newspaper publisher, diplomat, and the grand-nephew of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.He was born to Pete...
Jane Randolph Jefferson
Jane Randolph Jefferson, née Jane Randolph (February 9, 1721 – March 31, 1776) was the wife of Peter Jefferson and the mother of president Thomas Jefferson. Born in Shadwell Parish, Tower Hamlet...
Cheshire Mammoth Cheese
The Cheshire Mammoth Cheese was a gift from the town of Cheshire, Massachusetts to President Thomas Jefferson in 1802. The 1234 pound cheese was created by combining the milk from every cow in the to...
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Lucy Jefferson Lewis
Lucy Jefferson (October 10, 1752 – 1811), also known as Lucy Jefferson Lewis, was a younger sister of United States President Thomas Jefferson and the wife of Charles Lilburn Lewis.
Born in Albem...
Eston Hemings
Eston Hemings Jefferson (May 21, 1808 – January 3, 1856) was born a slave at Monticello, the youngest son of Sally Hemings, a mixed-race slave. Most historians who have considered the question believe...
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African-American heritage of United States presidents
The African-American heritage of United States presidents is a topic on one President with African-American heritage and is a topic relating primarily to six other Presidents who both identified as wh...
Monticello Association
The Monticello Association was founded in 1913 to care for, preserve, and continue the family graveyard at Monticello. It is a non-profit organization whose members include the lineal descendants of ...
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Martha Jefferson Randolph
Martha Washington Jefferson Randolph (September 27, 1772 – October 10, 1836) was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, and his wife Martha Wayles Skelton Je...
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Peter Jefferson
Peter Jefferson (February 29, 1708 – August 17, 1757) was the father of US President Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826). A surveyor and cartographer, his Fry-Jefferson Map of 1751 accurately depicted ...
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John Wayles Jefferson
John Wayles Jefferson, born John Wayles Hemings (May 8, 1835 – July 12, 1892), was a successful businessman before and after the American Civil War, in which he served in the Union Army and was promot...
John Hemings
John Hemings (also spelled Hemmings) (1776 – 1833) was born into slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello as part of the large mixed-race Hemings family. He trained to become a highly skilled carpent...
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It was designated as a National Memorial by Executive Order 7523, on Dec...
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Frederick Madison Roberts
Frederick Madison Roberts (September 14, 1879–July 19, 1952) was an American newspaper owner and editor, educator and business owner; he became a politician, the first known man of African Ameri...
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Mary Jefferson Eppes
Mary "Maria" Jefferson Eppes, born Mary Jefferson (August 1, 1778 – April 17, 1804), was the younger of Thomas Jefferson's two daughters who survived infancy.
Mary Jefferson was born to politician...
George W. Randolph
George Wythe Randolph (March 10, 1818 – April 3, 1867) was a lawyer, planter, and Confederate general. He served for eight months in 1862 as the Confederate States Secretary of War during the A...
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John Wayles Eppes
John Wayles Eppes (April 19, 1773 – September 13, 1823) was an attorney, a United States Representative and a Senator from Virginia. One of the wealthy planter class, he married his fir...
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Nickel (United States coin)
A nickel, in American usage, is a five-cent coin struck by the United States Mint. Composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel, the piece has been issued since 1866.The silver half dime, equal to five...
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