Tagged with 'Peter Jefferson'

A Library of America: Exploring the West from Monticello

Jefferson's interest in the geography of North America doubtlessly came from his father Peter Jefferson, who employed himself as a surveyor of boundaries and maker of maps from 1745 to 1750.

Thomas Jefferson, A Brief Biography

(Born April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, Virginia; died July 4, 1826, Monticello)