b.19 Oct 1748 Charles City, Charles City, Virginia, United States
d.6 Sep 1782 Monticello, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
m. 20 Nov 1766
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Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, born Martha Wayles ( – September 6, 1782) was the wife of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States. She was a widow at her second marriage, as her first husband had died young. The Jeffersons had six children together, but only two daughters survived to adulthood, and only one past the age of 25. Weakened by childbirth, Martha Jefferson died several months after the birth of her last child.