Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was born 13 Apr. 1734 in Shadwell, Albemarle Co., Virginia, British Colonial America. He was the son of Peter Jefferson and Jane Randolph. He married Martha Wayles on 1 Jan. 1772 in Crozier, Goochland Co., Virginia, British Colonial America. He died 4 Jul. 1826 in Monticello, Albemarle Co., Virginia. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.


President Thomas Jefferson (L7RV-G3V), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 21 May 2022). Thomas Jefferson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 21 May 2022). “Jefferson, Thomas,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (, accessed 21 May 2022).

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  • Page 272

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...
    August 21, 1877