The Monticello Association was founded in 1913 to care for, preserve, and continue the family graveyard at Monticello. It is a non-profit organization whose members include the lineal descendants of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States, and his wife Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson. Jefferson was the designer, builder, owner, and, with his family, first residents of Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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... In 1999, Lucian Truscott IV, a Wayles-Jefferson descendant and member of the Monticello Association, the Jefferson lineage society, invited Hemings ... on Jefferson DNA and other historic reviews, the Association decided to commission its own report to determine whether it would admit Hemings' descendants to the lineage society ... was the father, the 2002 report to the Monticello Association concluded the evidence was insufficient to establish Jefferson's paternity ...
... Based on earlier hostility by members of the Monticello Association, in July 2003 more than 100 Hemings descendants and 12 Association members, who had supported their applications ... a Monticello Association member, said he hoped other Wayles-Jefferson descendants would eventually accept the Hemingses ... Jefferson through Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson or Sally Hemings met again at Monticello ...
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