First Lady Martha Jefferson


This page supplemental to President Thomas Jefferson More information about the First Lady may be found there


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Please note: Two different women are being discussed here, Martha Jefferson and Martha Jefferson Randolph.  It can be somewhat confusing.

Martha Jefferson __ "At age 22, Martha Wayles Skelton was already a widow, an heiress, and a mother whose firstborn son would die in early childhood."  A biography. - illustrated - From -

Martha Jefferson Biography __ You will find an in depth biography of Martha Jefferson. - From -

Martha Jefferson Randolph __ "She is now considered to have been First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1809 because her father was a widower, making her the first First Lady not to be a wife of the president."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia -


Martha Jefferson (wife of Thomas Jefferson) __ A brief look at her life. - From -

Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson __ "...was the wife of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States. She never became First Lady of the United States because she died long before her husband was elected to the presidency."  An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia -




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