Mary "Polly" Eppes

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Mary "Polly" Eppes (Jefferson)

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Birthplace: Monticello, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Monticello, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Thomas Jefferson Family Cemetery Albemarle County Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America and Martha Skelton Jefferson
Wife of John W. Eppes, U.S. Senator
Mother of Martha Jefferson Eppes; Infant daughter Eppes; Francis Wayles Eppes and Unknown Eppes
Sister of Martha "Patsy" Washington Randolph (Jefferson), First Lady; Jane Randolph Jefferson; Peter Jefferson; Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson and Anne Adamson
Half sister of Betsy Hemings, slave; Thomas Corbin Woodson; Harriet Hemmings; Edy Hemings; Beverly Hemings and 5 others

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About Mary "Polly" Eppes (Jefferson)

Mary Wayles Jefferson is the daughter of Thomas & Martha Jefferson. She was born at "Monticello" and died there, soon after the birth of her third child. Her father's nickname for her was Polly. Mary shared White House hostess duties with her sister Martha Randolph and Dolly Madison, the wife of James Madison. Mary married John Wayles Eppes on October 13, 1797 at Monticello. John is Mary's half-1st. cousin. She is buried at Monticello's graveyard, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia.

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Mary "Polly" Eppes's Timeline

1778
August 1, 1778
Monticello, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1787
1787
Age 8
1789
1789
Age 10
1797
February 23, 1797
Age 18
Virginia, United States
1799
February 20, 1799
Age 20
Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
December 31, 1799
Age 21
1801
September 20, 1801
Age 23
Bermuda Place, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
1804
April 17, 1804
Age 25
Monticello, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
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Thomas Jefferson Family Cemetery Albemarle County Virginia