Person:Isham Jefferson (1)

Isham R. Jefferson
m. 30 July 1781
  1. Isham R. Jefferson1790 -
  • HIsham R. Jefferson1790 -
  • W.  Sarah Mansfield (add)
  1. Walter Bolling Jeffersonabt 1840 - 1928
  2. Nannie Jefferson1847 - bet 1900 and 1910
Facts and Events
Name Isham R. Jefferson
Gender Male
Birth[1] early 1790s Albemarle, Virginia, United States
  1. "Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: A Look at Some Original Documents" by by Jeanette K. B. Daniels, AG, CGRS, Marietta Glauser, Diana Harvey, and Carol Hubbell Ouellette, in HeritageQuest Magazine, [1], May/June 2003.
  2.   Dr. Walter Jefferson, in Battle, J.H., and W.H. Perrin. Counties of Todd and Christian, Kentucky: historical and biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1884), p. 296.

    Profile of his son Walter: DR. WALTER B. JEFFERSON is a son of Isham R. and Sarah A. (Mansfield) Jefferson, who came separately to Todd County in 1833, from Abermarle [sic] County, Va. The father was a native of that county, and was there reared by his uncle, Thomas Jefferson, the famous author of the Declaration of Independence, and third Chief Executive of the United States, Isham's father, Randolph Jefferson, being the youngest brother of the President. The father of our subject married first a Miss Henderson, and afterward a Miss Peyton. He located, on coming to Todd County, upon a farm in Jesup's Grove, removing afterward to within a mile south of Elkton, where he died in 1862. His third marriage occurred in this county. He wedded Miss Mansfield, and the union was blessed with the following children: William A., James M. Walter B., Susan M. (deceased), Nannie, wife of F. M. Byars, and Wirt, who died in 1875, in early manhood...