Thomas Jefferson’s Family

First Generation

Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) married

in 1772 Martha Wayles Skelton (1748–1782)
children: Martha (1772–1836)
Jane Randolph (1774–1775)
Son (May–June 1777)
Maria (1778–1804)
Lucy Elizabeth (Nov. 1780–Apr. 1781)
Lucy Elizabeth (1782–1784)
Sarah (Sally) Hemings (1773–1835)
children: Harriet Hemings (1795–1797)
William Beverly Hemings (1798–after 1822)
Daughter (1799–1800)
Harriet Hemings (1801–after 1822)
Madison Hemings (1805–1877)
Eston [Hemings] Jefferson (1808–1856)

Second Generation—Thomas Jefferson’s Married Children

Martha Jefferson (1772–1836) married

in 1790 Thomas Mann Randolph (1768–1828)
children: Ann Cary (1791–1826)
Thomas Jefferson (1792–1875)
Ellen Wayles (1794)
Ellen Wayles (1796–1876)
Cornelia Jefferson (1799–1871)
Virginia Jefferson (1801–1882)
Mary Jefferson (1803–1876)
James Madison (1806–1834)
Benjamin Franklin (1808–1871)
Meriwether Lewis (1810–1837)
Child (1811)
Septimia Anne (1814–1887)
George Wythe (1818–1867)

Maria Jefferson (1778–1804) married

in 1797 John Wayles Eppes (1773–1823)
children: Daughter (1800)
Francis Wayles (1801–1881)
Martha/Maria (1804–1806)

Madison Hemings (1805–1877) married

Mary McCoy (1808– )
children: Sarah Hemings (b. ca. 1835– )
Thomas Eston Hemings (b. ca. 1838–1865)
Harriet Hemings (b. ca. 1840– )
Mary Ann Hemings (b. ca. 1843– )
Catherine J. Hemings (b. ca. 1845– )
Jane Hemings (b. after 1845–d. before 1850)
William Beverly Hemings (b. ca. 1847– )
James Madison Hemings (b. ca. 1849– )
Julia Ann Hemings (b. ca. 1853– )
Ellen Wayles Hemings (b. ca. 1856– )
Emma J. Hemings (b. ca. 1860– )
Reubin M. Hemings (b. ca. 1864– )

Eston [Hemings] Jefferson (1808–1856) married

in 1832 Julia Ann Isaacs (1814– )
children: John Wayles [Hemings] Jefferson (b. ca. 1835– )
Ann [Hemings] Jefferson (b. ca. 1836– )
Beverly [Hemings] Jefferson (b. ca. 1838– )

Third Generation—Thomas Jefferson’s Married Grandchildren

Ann Cary Randolph (1791–1826) married

in 1808 Charles Lewis Bankhead (1788–1835)
children: Son (1809)
John Warner (1810–1896)
Thomas Mann Randolph (1811–1851)
Ellen Monroe (1812–1838)
Seven more children (1813–1824), includes miscarriages, stillbirths, and infant deaths
William Stuart (1826–1898)

Thomas Jefferson Randolph (1792–1875) married

in 1815 Jane Hollins Nicholas (1798–1871)
children: Margaret Smith (1816–1842)
Martha Jefferson (1817–1857)
Mary Buchanan (1818–1821)
Caryanne Nicholas (1820–1857)
Mary Buchanan (1821–1874)
Ellen Wayles (1823–1876)
Maria Jefferson Carr (1826–1902)
Carolina Ramsay (1828–1902)
Thomas Jefferson (1829–1872)
Jane Nicholas (1831–1868)
Wilson Cary Nicholas (1834–1907)
Meriwether Lewis (1837–1871)
Sarah Nicholas (1839–1892)

Ellen Wayles Randolph (1796–1876) married

in 1825 Joseph Coolidge (1798–1879)
children: Ellen Randolph (1826–1894)
Elizabeth Bulfinch (1827–1832)
Joseph Randolph (1828–1925)
Algernon Sidney (1830–1912)
Philip Sidney (1830–1863)
Thomas Jefferson (1831–1920)

Virginia Jefferson Randolph (1801–1882) married

in 1824 Nicholas Philip Trist (1800–1874)
children: Martha Jefferson (1826–1915)
Thomas Jefferson (1828–1890)
Hore Browse (1832–1896)

Benjamin Franklin Randolph (1808–1871) married

in 1834 Sarah Champe Carter (1808–1896)
children: Isaetta Carter (1836–1888)
Lewis Carter (1838–1887)
Robert Mann (1851–after 1896)

Meriwether Lewis Randolph (1810–1837) married

in 1835 Elizabeth Martin
children: Lewis Jackson (1836–1840)

Septimia Anne Randolph (1814–1887) married

in 1838 David Scott Meikleham (1804–1849)
children: William Moreland (1839–1889)
Thomas Mann Randolph (1840–1922)
Esther Alice (1842–1843)
Esther Alice (1843–1927)
Ellen Wayles (1846–1913)

George Wythe Randolph (1818–1867) married

in 1852 Mary Elizabeth Adams Pope
no children

Francis Wayles Eppes (1801–1881) married

in 1822 Mary Elizabeth Cleland Randolph (d. 1835)
children: Jane Cary (1823–1893)
John Wayles (1825–1908)
Thomas Jefferson (1827–1872)
William Eston (1830–1896)
Mary Elizabeth Cleland (1832–1903)
Francis (1835)
in 1837 Susan Margaret Ware Crouch
children: Susan Frances (1839–1908)
Maria Jefferson (1840–1897)
Nicholas Ware (1843–1904)
Mary (1845)
Martha Virginia (1847–1920)
Robert Francis (1851–1894)
Caroline Matilda (1857–1940)

Fourth Generation—Thomas Jefferson’s Married Great-Grandchildren

John Warner Bankhead (1810–1896) married

in 1832 Elizabeth Poindexter Christian
children: Archer Christian (1833–1906)
Cary Randolph (1835–1907)
Martha Jefferson (1837–1891)
Thomas Jefferson (1839–1863)

Thomas Mann Randolph Bankhead (1811–1851) married

in ca. 1845 Elizabeth Anne Pryor
children: no children

Ellen Monroe Bankhead (1812–1838) married

in 1832 John Coles Carter (1800–1872)
children: Anne Carter (1833–1895)

William Stuart Bankhead (1826–1898) married

in 1850 Martha Jane Watkins (d. 1851)
children: Child (1851)
in 1854 Barbara Elizabeth Garth (d. 1867)
children: Anne Cary Randolph (1856–1900)
William Stuart (1858–1862)
Daughter (1860)
Elizabeth Garth (1865–1942)
in ca. 1868 Catharine Gilchrist Garth
children: Stuart Gibbons (1869)

Margaret Smith Randolph (1816–1842) married

in 1839 William Mann Randolph (1811–1850)
children: Jane Margaret (1840–1914)
William Lewis (1841–1892)

Martha Jefferson Randolph (1817–1857) married

in 1834 John Charles Randolph Taylor (1812–1875)
children: Bennett Taylor (1836–1898)
Jane Randolph (1838–1917)
Susan Beverley (1840–1900)
Jefferson Randolph (1842–1919)
Margaret Randolph (1843–1898)
Charlotte (1845–1846)
Stevens Mason (1847–1917)
Cornelia Jefferson (1849–1937)
Moncure Robinson (1851–1915)
Edmund Randolph (1853–1919)
Sidney Wayles (1854–1856)
John Charles Randolph (1857–1863)

Caryanne Nicholas Randolph (1820–1857) married

in 1840 Francis Gildart Ruffin (1816–1892)
children: Spencer Roane (1841)
Jefferson Randolph (1842–1907)
William Roane (1845–1889)
Wilson Nicholas (1848–1919)
George Randolph (1849–1915)
Francis Gildart (1852–1902)
Benjamin Randolph (b. ca. 1852)
Eliza McDonald (1853–1904)
Cary Randolph (1857–1910)

Ellen Wayles Randolph (1823–1876) married

in 1859 William Byrd Harrison (1800–1870)
children: Evelyn Byrd (1860)
Jane Nicolas Randolph (1862–1926)
Jefferson Randolph (1863–1931)

Maria Jefferson Carr Randolph (1826–1902) married

in 1849 Charles Mason (1810–1888)
children: Jefferson Randolph (1850–1888)
Lucy Wiley (1852–1922)
John Enoch (1854–1910)
Wilson Cary Nicholas (1856–1866)

Thomas Jefferson Randolph (1829–1872) married

in 1853 Mary Walker Meriwether
children: Francis Meriwether (1854–1922)
Thomas Jefferson (1855–1884)
Margaret Douglas (1857–1880)
Francis Nelson (1858–1880)
Jane Hollins (1861–1862)
George Geiger (1863–1893)
in 1865 Charlotte Nelson Meriwether
children: Mary Walker (1866–1957)
Charlotte Nelson (1868–1870)

Jane Nicholas Randolph (1831–1868) married

in 1854 Robert Garlick Hill Kean (1828–1898)
children: Lancelot Minor (1856–1931)
Martha Cary (1858–1939)
Jefferson Randolph (1860–1950)
Robert Garlick Hill (1862–after 1883)
Lewis Randolph (1864)
George Randolph (1866–1869)

Wilson Cary Nicholas Randolph (1834–1907) married

in 1858 Anne Elizabeth Holladay (1833–1888)
children: Virginia Minor (1859–1937)
Wilson Cary Nicholas (1861–1923)
Mary Buchanan (1865–1900)
Julia Minor (1866–1946)
in 1891 Mary McIntire (1855–1938)
children: Elizabeth McIntire (1893–1966)

Meriwether Lewis Randolph (1837–1871) married

in 1870 Anna Daniel (1851–1873)
children: Meriwether Lewis (1870–1877)

Ellen Randolph Coolidge (1826–1894) married

in 1855 Edmund Dwight (1824–1900)
no children

Joseph Randolph Coolidge (1828–1925) married

in 1860 Julia Gardner (1841–1921)
children: Joseph Randolph (1862–1928)
John Gardner (1863–1936)
Archibald Cary (1866–1928)
Charles Apthorp (1868)
Harold Jefferson (1870–1934)
Julian Lowell (1873–1954)

Algernon Sidney Coolidge (1830–1912) married

in 1858 Mary Lowell (1835–1915)
children: Algernon (1860–1936)
Francis Lowell (1861–1942)
Sydney (1864–1939)
Ellen Wayles (1866–1953)
Mary Lowell (1868–1957)

Thomas Jefferson Coolidge (1831–1920) married

in 1852 Mehitable Sullivan Appleton (1831–1901)
children: Marian Appleton (1853–1924)
Eleanora Randolph (1856–1912)
Sarah Lawrence (1858–1922)
Thomas Jefferson (1863–1912)

Martha Jefferson Trist (1826–1915) married

in 1858 John Woolfolk Burke (1825–1907)
children: Nicholas Philip Trist (1859–1907)
Frances Maury (1861–1933)
John Woolfolk (1863–1865)
Harry Randolph (1864–1947)
Virginia Randolph (1866–1953)
Ellen Coolidge (1868–1941)
Edmund Jefferson (1870–1942)

Thomas Jefferson Trist (1828–1890) married

in 1858 Ellen Dorotea Strong Lyman
no children
after 1858 Sophia Knabe
no children

Hore Browse Trist (1832–1896) married

in 1861 Anna Mary Waring
children: Nicholas Browse (1862–1928)
George Waring (1863–1884)
Hore Browse (1865)
Mary Helen (1872–1959)

Isaetta Carter Randolph (1836–1888) married

in 1860 James Lenaeus Hubard (1835–1913)
children: Benjamin Randolph (1862–1942)
Susan Bolling (1863–1894)
James Thruston (1865–1882)
Robert Thruston (1866–1923)
Sarah Champe (1868–1903)
Mary Randolph (1870–1930)
Isaetta Carter (1872–1952)
Bernard Markham
Ellen Wayles

Lewis Carter Randolph (1838–1887) married

in 1867 Louisa Hubard (1845–1936)
children: Robert Carter (1867–1939)
Louise Hubard (1869–1951)
Sarah Champe (1871–1959)
Susan Bolling (1874–1929)
Benjamin Franklin (1876–1951)
Lewis Carter (1877–1934)
Eugene Jefferson (1880–1950)
Janet Thruston (1884–1951)

Robert Mann Randolph (1851–after 1896) married

in ca. 1880s Margaret Calhoun Harris
no children

William Moreland Meikleham (1839–1889) married

in 1865 Frances Cassidy
children: William Arabin (1866–1942)
Thomas Mann Randolph (1869–1954)
Frank Sydney (1872)
Henry Parish (1872–1937)
in 1887 Isabell Parlby Cuthbert
no children

Thomas Mann Randolph Meikleham (1840–1922) married

in 1896 Frances Dash
(there is uncertainty about this record)

John Wayles Eppes (1825–1908) married

in 1854 Josephine H. Bellamy
children: Francis Eppes
Eliza Wayles (1857–1898)

Thomas Jefferson Eppes (1827–1872) married

in 1859 Theodosia Burr Bellamy (1839–1872)
children: Thomas Jefferson (1861–1910)
Victoria (1862–unknown, but m. twice)
Mary (1864–unknown, but m. once)
Francis (1865–1892)
Paul (1866–1868)
Randoph (1868–1941)

William Eston Eppes (1830–1896) married

in 1854 Emily Bancroft (d. ca. 1870s)
children: Matilda Bancroft (1855–1929)
Elizabeth Cleland (1857–1881)
Francis (1859–1921)
James Bancroft (1860–1861)
Lucy Bancroft (1861–1896)
Jane Cary (1863)
William Eston (1864–1945)
John Wayles (1866–1874)
Emily Bancroft (1868–1873)
Edward Bancroft (1868–1918)
Maria Jefferson (1871–1916)
in 1877 Augusta Jones Kollock (d. 1896)
no children

Susan Frances Eppes (1839–1908) married

in 1861 John Armstrong Craig (d. 1885)
children: John Armstrong (1862–1927)
Frances Maude (1870–1952)
Francis Eppes (1872–1927)

Maria Jefferson Eppes (1840–1897) married

in 1868 William Francis Shine (d. 1910)
children: Francis Eppes (1871–1922)

Nicholas Ware Eppes (1843–1904) married

in 1866 Susan Branch Bradford (1845–1942)
children: Edward Bradford (1868–1934)
Susan Ware (1871–1965)
Francis (1874–1875)
Martha Branch (1876–1964)
Elizabeth Cleland (1882–1950)
Alice Bradford (1886–1962)

Martha Virginia Eppes (1847–1920) married

in 1866 Thomas Jabez Shine (1842–1889)
children: Lillias Eleanor (1867–1965)
Francis Wayles (1874–1941)
Richard Alexander (1876–1931)
Thomas Jefferson (1881–1884)
William Eston (1885–1913)
in 1891 Henry Williston Greatham (d. before 1914)
no children

Robert Francis Eppes (1851–1894) married

in 1881 Martha Rebecca Whitehead
children: Amos Whitehead (1883–1890)
Susan Margaret (1886–1971)
Francis (1887)
Thomas Jefferson (1890–1972)
Sarah Ruth (1894–1981)

Caroline Matilda Eppes (1857–1940) married

in 1882 David Shepard Shine (d. 1939)
children: Dudley Shepard (1886–1933)
Wharton Hume (1887–1888)
Cecil Eppes (1888–1963)
Margaret Virginia (1890–unknown, but m. once)
Lilias Eleanor (1894–1895)
Drawn from Collected Papers of the Monticello Association of The Descendants of Thomas Jefferson, George Green Shackleford, ed. (1984).