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Lucy Jefferson Lewis
Born Virginia 1752
Died Kentucky 1811



Lucy Jefferson Lewis Stone

The Paducah Chapter went to the gravesite of Lucy Jefferson Lewis to clean it, and to plant flowers and ground cover at the site. Lucy was a sister to President Thomas Jefferson. Her grave is located in western Kentucky near Smithland, Livingston County, near U.S. Highway 68.


Lucy Jefferson Lewis Obelisk on U.S. Highway 68


Lucy Jefferson Highway Marker

"JEFFERSON'S SISTER"

"Rocky Hill, one mile north, home of Lucy Jefferson Lewis, youngest sister, Thomas Jefferson, author of Declaration of Independence and third president of U.S. She was born in 1752, Albemarle Co., Va. Came to Ky., 1808, with her husband Dr. Charles L. Lewis, who served in Revolution, and their six children. Mrs. Lewis died in 1811, was buried near her home."


Path to Gravesite


Carrying Supplies


Plants for the Site


Four DAR Members

Men and Guide

Some of the men who helped with the cleaning and decorating of Lucy Jefferson Lewis' gravesite were members of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR); one was a husband of a DAR member (HODAR), and one was the historian who knew the family well enough to gain access to the burial site.

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