Maria Jefferson - Maria Jefferson, known as Polly to her family, was the youngest surviving daughter of Jefferson and Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, born August 1, 1778. As a child, she traveled to France to join her father and sister, and upon returning to the United States, married John Eppes. She died from the complications of childbirth at the age of twenty-four. Jane Randolph Jefferson - Jane Randolph Jefferson was married to Peter Jefferson, and gave birth to their eldest son Thomas Jefferson in 1743. After the death of her husband, she worked together with Jefferson to maintain the Shadwell estate, and later Monticello. Family relations were tense until her death in 1776, mere months before Jefferson authored the Declaration of Independence. Peter Jefferson - Peter Jefferson was a Tidewater youth who moved west to the Piedmont Frontier of Virginia. Most famously, he was the father of Thomas Jefferson,
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