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Jane Jefferson (Randolph)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Goochland, Shadwell, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Thomas Jefferson Family Cemetery Monticello Albemarle County Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. Isham Randolph and Jane Lilburne Randolph
Wife of Peter Jefferson
Mother of Jane Randolph Jefferson; Mary Wayles Bolling; Maria Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America; Susannah Jefferson and 7 others
Sister of Capt. Thomas Isham Randolph; Judith Randolph; Isham Randolph, Jr.; Mary Lewis; Elizabeth Railey and 4 others

Managed by: Heather Billig
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About Jane Jefferson (Randolph)

Randolph was born in the Tower Hamlets of Shadwell, a maritime neighborhood of London. Her family moved to Virginia when she was young, though it is unclear from available sources whether she immediately accompanied them or joined them later. Thomas Jefferson interacted much with his mother.

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Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Very little is known about her. it is said that Peter Jefferson named his plantation "Shadwell" after the English parish in which Jane had been christened. Her grandaughter-Ellen Randolph Coolidge wrote of her grandmother that she "mild & peaceful by nature, a person of sweet temper & gentle manners".

Photo dated 1984: Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Her gravestone at Monticello-taken on our visit there.


-------------------- Jane Randolph was born in the Tower Hamlets of Shadwell, a maritime neighborhood of London. Her family moved to Virginia when she was young, though it is unclear from available sources whether she immediately accompanied them or joined them later. Thomas Jefferson interacted much with his mother.

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Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Very little is known about her. it is said that Peter Jefferson named his plantation "Shadwell" after the English parish in which Jane had been christened. Her grandaughter-Ellen Randolph Coolidge wrote of her grandmother that she "mild & peaceful by nature, a person of sweet temper & gentle manners".

Photo dated 1984: Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Her gravestone at Monticello-taken on our visit there. -------------------- Jane Randolph was born in the Tower Hamlets of Shadwell, a maritime neighborhood of London. Her family moved to Virginia when she was young, though it is unclear from available sources whether she immediately accompanied them or joined them later. Thomas Jefferson interacted much with his mother.

Very little is known about her. it is said that Peter Jefferson named his plantation "Shadwell" after the English parish in which Jane had been christened. Her grandaughter-Ellen Randolph Coolidge wrote of her grandmother that she was "mild & peaceful by nature, a person of sweet temper & gentle manners".

-------------------- Jane Randolph was born in the Tower Hamlets of Shadwell, a maritime neighborhood of London. Her family moved to Virginia when she was young, though it is unclear from available sources whether she immediately accompanied them or joined them later. Thomas Jefferson interacted much with his mother.

Very little is known about her. it is said that Peter Jefferson named his plantation "Shadwell" after the English parish in which Jane had been christened. Her grandaughter-Ellen Randolph Coolidge wrote of her grandmother that she "mild & peaceful by nature, a person of sweet temper & gentle manners".

-------------------- Randolph was born in the Tower Hamlets of Shadwell, a maritime neighborhood of London. Her family moved to Virginia when she was young, though it is unclear from available sources whether she immediately accompanied them or joined them later. Thomas Jefferson interacted much with his mother.

--------------------

Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Very little is known about her. it is said that Peter Jefferson named his plantation "Shadwell" after the English parish in which Jane had been christened. Her grandaughter-Ellen Randolph Coolidge wrote of her grandmother that she "mild & peaceful by nature, a person of sweet temper & gentle manners".

Photo dated 1984: Jane Randolph Jefferson-Grave site

Her gravestone at Monticello-taken on our visit there.

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Jane Jefferson's Timeline

1720
February 20, 1720
London, Middlesex, England
February 20, 1720
Shadwell, London
1739
October 3, 1739
Age 19
Goochland, Virginia
1740
June 27, 1740
Age 20
Shadwell, Albermarle, Virginia, USA
1741
October 1, 1741
Age 21
Goochland, Virginia
1743
April 13, 1743
Age 23
Goochland, now Ablemarle, County, Virginia
1743
Age 22
Shadwell, Albemarle, Virginia
1744
November 4, 1744
Age 24
Shadwell, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1744
Age 23
Virginia, USA
1746
May 29, 1746
Age 26
Shadwell, Albemarle, Virginia, USA