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The President's Daughter

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson was elected as President of the United States on February 19, 1801. This chapter examines Martha Jefferson Randolph's life as the president's daughter. As the president's daughter, ... More


Honorable Poverty

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.11
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

After Thomas Jefferson's death and Thomas Jefferson Randolph's ruin and self-imposed exile, the expected sale of Martha Jefferson Randolph's beloved home forced Martha to weigh her options. Money was ... More


Love and Death at Monticello

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Martha Jefferson Randolph was born on September 27, 1772. Martha, who became known as “Patsy,” enjoyed a privileged life as a member of Virginia's gentry elite. She spent most of her first decade at ... More


Introduction

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.4
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is a biographical sketch of Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson. Martha's story can be read as evidence that early American women, even those who resided in the southern ... More


No Longer a Home for the Family of Thomas Jefferson

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The early 1830s were tough times for Martha Jefferson Randolph and her family. After the sale of Monticello, Martha's financial circumstances did not improve. The sale of Monticello to James Turner ... More


Martha Jefferson and the American Revolution in Virginia

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the childhood experiences of Martha “Patsy” Jefferson as she grew up during the Revolutionary War, later placing her life in the broader context of revolutionary childhoods. ... More


Epilogue

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.13
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Modern readers view Martha Jefferson Randolph in a different light. This epilogue suggests that her story as the daughter of an American icon yields new insights into how women could be political ... More


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