5th great grandfather
I am a 5th descendant of Thomas Jefferson on my mother side of the family.
Common DNA Ancestor Complete Direct Ancestor
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 and died on September 4, 1826. Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, attorney, builder, and Founding Father who functioned simply as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Jefferson had served simply as the second vice president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. The main writer of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was obviously a advocate for democracy. He encouraged American settlers to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and shape a brand new country; Jefferson developed records and documents and decisions at both state and nationwide level.