*Thomas Jefferson's Family Background Information :)
* His mother Jane Randolph Jefferson, was a member of the proud Randolph Clan,a family claiming descent from English and Scottish Royalty. His Father Peter Jefferson, was a successful farmer, skilled surveyor and cartographer. Jeferrson had five siblings: Four sisters and one brother.Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.As a boy, Thomas Jefferson's favorite pastimes were playing in the woods, practicing the violin and reading. He began his formal education at the age of nine, studying Latin and Greek at a local private school run by the Reverend William Douglas.Thomas and Martha Jefferson had six children together, but only two survived into adulthood: Martha, their firstborn, and Mary, their fourth. Only Martha survived her father.