Martha Jefferson Facts


Facts about First Lady Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson


YEARS AS FIRST LADY
(Never served as First Lady)

PRESIDENT
Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President

BORN
Martha Wayles on October 30, 1748 in Charles City County, Virginia

MOTHER
Martha Eppes Wayles

FATHER
John Wayles

MARRIAGE
Bathurst Skelton in 1776

WIDOWED
In 1768

REMARRIED
Thomas Jefferson on January 1, 1772 in Charles City County, Virginia

CHILDREN
John Skelton (From first marriage)
Martha
Jane Randolph (Died in infancy) Unnamed Son died in infancy
Maria
Lucy Elizabeth (Died in infancy)
Lucy Elizabeth

DIED
September 6, 1782 in Charlottesville Virginia at the age of 33

BIOGRAPHY
Biography of Martha Jefferson



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