Mary "Polly" JEFFERSON

October 1, 1741-1817

Father: Peter JEFFERSON (February 29, 1708-August 17, 1757)
Mother: Jane RANDOLPH (February 20, 1720-March 31, 1776)

Husband: John Blair W. BOLLING III (June 24, 1737-1797)

Children:
Archibald BOLLING SR (?-?)

Pedigree:
                            |Thomas JEFFERSON JR
|Peter JEFFERSON|
|                           |Mary FIELD
|
|--Mary JEFFERSON 
|
|                            "Colonel" Isham RANDOLPH 
|Jane RANDOLPH|
                            |Jane ROGERS

A dowry of 200 pounds was paid to John Bolling for his marriage to Mary "Polly" Jefferson. The six foot, large John Bolling was not particularily interested in the local girls until he met and married Mary. John, while living at "Fairfield", was at one time the Sheriff of Goochland County, Virginia and also served in the House of Burgesses from that county. He later moved over to Chesterfield County, Virginia.
Mary "Polly" probably attended the one room school house for a time, with her famous brother, Thomas Jefferson, located at "Tuckahoe" (an H shaped home still standing on River Road west of Richmond and open to tourists).
SOURCE: Family Trees of Thomas Jefferson and Other Famous Americans

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