Was Sally Hemings Even Fourteen When Jefferson Brought Her To Paris?

Her Date Of Birth Is Unknown

23-Year-Old Thandiwe Newton as Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings's father was John Wayles, and her mother was an enslaved woman named Betty Hemings. John had been married thrice previously. After all three of his wives died, the last of which survived barely a year after their marriage. Wayles appeared to have soured on marriage and took up with his…

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