Jefferson Father

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Sally Hemings - Jefferson-Hemings Controversy
... The Jefferson-Hemings controversy has related to the question of whether, after Jefferson became a widower, he had an intimate relationship with Sally Hemings, resulting in his fathering her six children of record ... since the nineteenth century had accepted early assumptions, including Jefferson family testimony over Hemings family testimony, and failed to note all the facts ... Carr male line, proposed for more than 150 years as the father(s), and the one Hemings descendant tested ...
Jefferson-Hemings Controversy - Current Scholarship
... results, had denied in his last book on Jefferson that he could have been the father of Hemings' children ... Since then, he has published Jefferson’s Secrets Death and Desire at Monticello (2005) ... Burstein said in an interview about his book, "On Jefferson’s isolated mountaintop, sex took place as part of a hierarchy that everyone involved understood ...

Famous quotes containing the words father and/or jefferson:

    A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
    Enid Bagnold (1889–1981)

    I find ... that he is happiest of whom the world sais least, good or bad.
    —Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)