A Genealogy of the Wives of the American Presidents and Their First Two Generations of Descent

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"This reference work traces the lineage of all presidents' wives, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Some of the women are connected to one another through commen ancestry, sometimes even through royal blood - for example, the bloodlines of Laura Bush and Abigail Adams join at King Henry II and can then be traced to King Pepin the Short, born in 714. Several others can be traced back to King John, William the Conqueror, Charlemagne, and Lady Godiva." The work includes not only ancestors but offspring, listing children and grandchildren for ...
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Overview

"This reference work traces the lineage of all presidents' wives, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Some of the women are connected to one another through commen ancestry, sometimes even through royal blood - for example, the bloodlines of Laura Bush and Abigail Adams join at King Henry II and can then be traced to King Pepin the Short, born in 714. Several others can be traced back to King John, William the Conqueror, Charlemagne, and Lady Godiva." The work includes not only ancestors but offspring, listing children and grandchildren for each woman. Dates of birth, death, and marriage of ancestors, children and grandchildren are included where known.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786419562
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/4/2004
  • Pages: 309
  • Sales rank: 1,041,356
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Craig Hart lives in Fort Scott, Kansas.

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Table of Contents

Preface 1
Abigail Adams 3
Louisa Adams 22
Ellen Arthur 24
Barbara Bush 33
Laura Bush 44
Rosalynn Carter 51
Frances Cleveland 55
Hillary Rodham Clinton 63
Grace Coolidge 65
Mary Geneva (Mamie) Eisenhower 73
Abigail Fillmore 85
Caroline Fillmore 88
Elizabeth (Betty) Ford 90
Lucretia Garfield 92
Julia Grant 102
Florence Harding 110
Anna Harrison 113
Caroline Harrison 121
Mary Harrison 123
Lucy Hayes 124
Lou Hoover 129
Rachel Jackson 134
Martha Jefferson 135
Claudia Alta (Lady Bird) Johnson 140
Eliza Johnson 143
Jacqueline Kennedy 145
Mary Lincoln 147
Dorothea (Dolley) Madison 153
Ida McKinley 158
Elizabeth Monroe 161
Thelma Catherine (Pat) Nixon 164
Jane Pierce 165
Sarah Polk 177
Jane Reagan (Wyman) 178
Nancy Reagan 181
Alice Roosevelt 186
Edith Roosevelt 189
Eleanor Roosevelt 196
Helen Taft 206
Margaret Taylor 214
Elizabeth (Bess) Truman 217
Julia Tyler 224
Letitia Tyler 228
Hannah Van Buren 231
Martha Washington 234
Edith Wilson 237
Ellen Wilson 244
Sources 251
Index 263
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