Which Jefferson Was the Father?

  title={Which Jefferson Was the Father?},
  author={E Marshall},
  pages={153 - 155}
GENETICSThe claim that Thomas Jefferson fathered at least one child by his slave Sally Hemings got a big boost in credibility last November when scientists announced in Nature that they had found DNA sequences in the Y chromosome of the Jefferson family that matched DNA from the Hemings family. The finding set off a flood of news reports declaring that the third U.S. president had, as rumored, fathered an illegitimate child by Sally Hemings. But now the authors of the report say that the data… Expand
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