According to Monticello records, Sally Hemings had four children who survived to maturity: Beverly (b. 1798), Harriet (b. 1801), Madison (b. 1805), and Eston (b. 1808). Two other children, born in 1795 and 1799, died in infancy… After Jefferson’s death, Hemings was freed by Jefferson’s daughter Martha and lived with her sons until her death in 1835… Hemings was played by actress Thandiwe Newton in the 1995 film Jefferson in Paris and by Carmen Ejogo in the 2000 TV movie Sally Hemings: An American Scandal.
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