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Timeline of Jefferson's Life

  Public Private 1735   Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father, patented 1,000-acre tract which became Monticello. 1743   Thomas Jefferson born at Shadwell. 1757   Peter Jefferson died. 1760-62   Thomas Jefferson a

The Hubbard Brothers

Though their family lived at Jefferson’s Poplar Forest plantation, brothers James and Philip Hubbard were brought to Monticello in their early teens to work in the nailery. In later years, both were runaways, but for different reasons.