Beverly William Hemings

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About Beverly William Hemings

Beverly (b. 1798), a carpenter and fiddler, was allowed to leave the plantation in late 1821 or early 1822 and, according to his brother, passed into white society in Washington, D.C.

Beverly Hemings was born in Monticello, Albemarle, Virginia 1 Apr 1798 According to a notation in Jefferson's Farm Book, Beverly ran away from Monticello in 1822 and nothing much is known about what happened to him, though brother Madison mentions that he passed as white, marrying into a Maryland family "in good circumstance" and had a daughter.

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Beverly William Hemings's Timeline

April 1, 1798
Age 74