Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson

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Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson - Martha Wayles Skelton was the daughter of John  Wayles, and had initially married Bathurst Skelton. After being widowed, she was  introduced to Jefferson, whom she married after a brief courtship on New Year's Day,  1772. In just over a decade of marriage she suffered from frequent ill health, and bore  several sickly children who died in infancy. She herself died in 1782, leaving Jefferson a  lifelong widower in the company of their two daughters, Patsy and Polly.  Martha Washington Jefferson - Martha Washington Jefferson, known as Patsy to her  family, was the eldest surviving daughter of Jefferson and Martha Wayles Skelton  Jefferson, born September 27, 1772. She was married to Thomas Mann Randolph at  Monticello upon returning from France, and bore twelve children. She served as hostess 
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