Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Jefferson’s grandson

Reading Level: Elementary School

            Benjamin was born in 1808. His mother was Martha Jefferson Randolph. His father was Thomas Mann Randolph. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia. In 1831, Benjamin married Sally Carter. They lived at Round Top, a 642 acre farm not far from Monticello. They had three children.

            Benjamin was a farmer, Virginia state senator, and doctor. He died in 1871 at the age of sixty-three.