Jefferson's DNA Trail

Begley, Sharon; Pan, Esther
November 1998
Newsweek;11/9/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 19, p66
Reports evidence that former United States President Thomas Jefferson fathered at least one child of his young slave, Sally Hemings. Comparison of the DNA from undisputed living descendants of Jefferson and of Hemings' youngest son; Basis of the analysis on the passage of the Y chromosome; Response of descendants.


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