A genealogy of the wives of the American presidents and their first two generations of descent / Craig Hart.

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Published
  • Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland and Company, Incorporated, Publishers 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (310 pages)
ISBN
  • 9780786419562
  • 9780786483679 (e-book)
Notes
  • Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Abigail Adams; Louisa Adams; Ellen Arthur; Barbara Bush; Laura Bush; Rosalynn Carter; Frances Cleveland; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Grace Coolidge; Mary Geneva (Mamie) Eisenhower; Abigail Fillmore; Caroline Fillmore; Elizabeth (Betty) Ford; Lucretia Garfield; Julia Grant; Florence Harding; Anna Harrison; Caroline Harrison; Mary Harrison; Lucy Hayes; Lou Hoover; Rachel Jackson; Martha Jefferson; Claudia Alta (Lady Bird) Johnson; Eliza Johnson; Jacqueline Kennedy; Mary Lincoln; Dorothea (Dolley) Madison; Ida McKinley; Elizabeth Monroe; Thelma Catherine (Pat) Nixon
  • Jane PierceSarah Polk; Jane Reagan (Wyman); Nancy Reagan; Alice Roosevelt; Edith Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Helen Taft; Margaret Taylor; Elizabeth (Bess) Truman; Julia Tyler; Letitia Tyler; Hannah Van Buren; Martha Washington; Edith Wilson; Ellen Wilson; Sources; Index
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
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  • English
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Summary

  • From Martha Washington to Laura Bush, the wife of each U.S. president has found her place in history, often setting trends and doing important work for the nation. This reference work traces the lineage of all presidents' wives, arranged alphabetically from Abigail Adams to Jane Wyman. Genealogy reveals that some of the women are connected to one another through common 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 Ki

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