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Maria Eppes (Jefferson)

Also Known As: "Polly"
Birthplace: Monticello, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America and Martha Skelton Jefferson
Wife of <private> Eppes and Sen. John Wayles Eppes (DemRep-VA)
Mother of Martha Jefferson Eppes; Infant daughter Eppes; Francis Wayles Eppes and Maria Eppes
Sister of Martha Washington Randolph; Jane Randolph Jefferson; Peter Jefferson; Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson and Anne Adamson
Half sister of Thomas Corbin Woodson, Sr.; Harriet Hemings, (A); Edy Hemings; Beverly Hemings; Thenia Jefferson Hemings and 4 others

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Maria Eppes

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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Maria Eppes's Timeline

August 1, 1778
Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
February 20, 1799
Age 20
Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
December 31, 1799
Age 21
September 20, 1801
Age 23
Bermuda Place, Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States
February 1804
Age 25
April 17, 1804
Age 25
Albemarle County, Virginia, United States