President James Monroe

M, #10611, b. 28 April 1758, d. 4 July 1831
Father*Spence Monroe1 d. 1774
Mother*Elizabeth (Eliza) Jones1
ReferenceMonroe-001
     President James Monroe was born on 28 April 1758 in Monroe's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Spence Monroe and Elizabeth (Eliza) Jones.1 President James Monroe married Elizabeth Kortright on 16 February 1786 at Trinity E Church, New York City, New York.1 President James Monroe died on 4 July 1831 in New York City, New York, at age 73.1 He was buried at Hollywood Cementary, Virginia.1
     James's father Spence Monroe died in 1774.1 President James Monroe became the father of Eliza Kortright Monroe on 5 December 1787.1 President James Monroe became the father of James Spence Monroe in May 1799.1 James's son James Spence Monroe died on 28 September 1800 in Richmond, Virginia.1 President James Monroe became the father of Maria Hester Monroe in 1803.1 James's daughter was married at wedding of Eliza Kortright Monroe and George Hay on 17 October 1808 in Fredericksburg, Virginia.1 Was elected in 1816 by 183 to 34 electoral votes over Rufus King. Reelected in 1820 by 231 to 1 electoral votes over John Quincy Adams, his successor. During both terms Daniel D. Tompkins served as vice-president. Was the first president to take the oath on a raised portico in front of the Capitol. The dissenter in the 1820 election thought only George Washington deserved to be unanimously elected. Was the third president to die on the Fourth of July.1 President James Monroe became President of the United States on 4 March 1817 replacing President James Madison. President James Monroe was over Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1817. James's daughter was married at wedding of Maria Hester Monroe and Samuel Laurence on 9 March 1820 in White House, Washington, DC.1 President James Monroe was replaced as President of the United States by President John Quincy Adams on 4 March 1825. President James Monroe became a widower with the death of his wife, Elizabeth Kortright on 23 September 1830 in Oak Hill, Loudoun County, Virginia, at age 62.1

Family

Elizabeth Kortright b. 30 June 1768, d. 23 September 1830
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President Andrew Jackson

M, #10612, b. 15 March 1767, d. 8 June 1845
Father*Andrew Jackson1 b. c 1730, d. 1767
Mother*Elizabeth Hutchinson1 b. c 1740, d. 1781
ReferenceJackson-001
     President Andrew Jackson was born on 15 March 1767 in Waxhaws, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Andrew Jackson and Elizabeth Hutchinson.1 President Andrew Jackson married Rachel Donelson Robards in August 1791 in Natchez, Mississippi.1 President Andrew Jackson died on 8 June 1845 in Nashville, Tennessee, at age 78.1 He was buried at the Hermitage Garden, Nashville, Tennessee.1
     Andrew's father Andrew Jackson died in 1767.1 Andrew's mother Elizabeth Hutchinson died in 1781.1 Was elected over John Quincy Adams by a popular vote of 647,286 to 508,064 and an electoral vote of 178 to 83. Was reelected 1832 over Henry Clay by a popular vote of 687,502 to 530,189 and an electoral vote of 219 to 49. During his first term 1829-1832 John C. Calhoun served as vice-president, during his second 1833-1837 his successor Martin Van Buren. Called 'Old Hickory'.1 President Andrew Jackson became a widower with the death of his wife, Rachel Donelson Robards on 22 December 1828 at The Hermitage, near Nashville, Tennessee, at age 61.1 President Andrew Jackson became President of the United States on 4 March 1829 replacing President John Quincy Adams. President Andrew Jackson was over Vice President John C. Calhoun as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1829. President Andrew Jackson was over President Martin Van Buren as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1833. President Andrew Jackson was replaced as President of the United States by President Martin Van Buren on 4 March 1837.

Family

Rachel Donelson Robards b. 15 June 1767, d. 22 December 1828
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President Martin Van Buren

M, #10613, b. 5 December 1782, d. 24 July 1862
Father*Abraham Van Buren1 b. 1737, d. 1817
Mother*Maria Hoes1 b. 1748, d. 1817
ReferenceVanBuren-001
     President Martin Van Buren was born on 5 December 1782 in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York.1 He was the son of Abraham Van Buren and Maria Hoes.1 President Martin Van Buren married Hannah Hoes on 21 February 1807 in Catskill, New York.1 President Martin Van Buren died on 24 July 1862 in Lindenwald, Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, at age 79.1 He was buried in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York.1
     He became the father of Abraham Van Buren on 27 November 1807.1 President Martin Van Buren became the father of John Van Buren on 10 February 1810.1 President Martin Van Buren became the father of Martin Van Buren on 20 December 1812.1 Martin's son ? (unnamed Son) Van Buren died in 1814.1 President Martin Van Buren became the father of ? (unnamed Son) Van Buren in 1814.1 Martin's father Abraham Van Buren died in 1817.1 Martin's mother Maria Hoes died in 1817.1 President Martin Van Buren became the father of Smith Thompson Van Buren on 16 January 1817.1 President Martin Van Buren became a widower with the death of his wife, Hannah Hoes on 5 February 1819 in Albany, New York, at age 35.1 President Martin Van Buren became Vice President of the United States under President Andrew Jackson on 4 March 1833 replacing Vice President John C. Calhoun. President Martin Van Buren became President of the United States on 4 March 1837 replacing President Andrew Jackson. President Martin Van Buren was over Vice President Richard M. Johnson as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1837. Martin's son was married at wedding of Abraham Van Buren and Angelica Singleton in November 1838.1 President Martin Van Buren was replaced as President of the United States by President William Henry Harrison on 4 March 1841. Martin's son was married at wedding of John Van Buren and Elizabeth Vanderpoel on 22 June 1841.1 Martin's son was married at wedding of Smith Thompson Van Buren and Ellen King James on 18 June 1842.1 Martin's son was married at wedding of Smith Thompson Van Buren and Henrietta Eckford Irving on 1 February 1855.1 Martin's son Martin Van Buren died on 19 March 1855 in Paris, France.1

Family

Hannah Hoes b. 8 March 1783, d. 5 February 1819
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President William Henry Harrison

M, #10614, b. 9 February 1773, d. 4 April 1841
Father*Benjamin Harrison1 b. 1726, d. 1791
Mother*Elizabeth Bassett1 b. 1730, d. 1792
ReferenceHarrison-004
     President William Henry Harrison was born on 9 February 1773 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Benjamin Harrison and Elizabeth Bassett.1 President William Henry Harrison married Anna Tuthill Symmes on 22 November 1795 in North Bend, Ohio.1 President William Henry Harrison died on 4 April 1841 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 68.1 He was buried in Harrison Tomb, North Bend, Ohio.1
     William Henry's father Benjamin Harrison died in 1791.1 William Henry's mother Elizabeth Bassett died in 1792.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Elizabeth Bassett Harrison on 29 September 1796.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of John Cleves Symmes Harrison on 28 October 1798.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Lucy Singleton Harrison on 5 September 1800.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of William Henry Harrison on 3 September 1802.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of John Scott Harrison on 4 October 1804.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Benjamin Harrison on 5 May 1806.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Mary Symmes Harrison on 28 January 1809.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Carter Bassett Harrison on 26 October 1811.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Anna Tuthill Harrison on 28 October 1813.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of James Findlay Harrison on 15 May 1814.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Elizabeth Bassett Harrison and John Cleves Short on 29 June 1814.1 William Henry's son James Findlay Harrison died on 6 April 1819.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Cleves Symmes Harrison and Clarissa Pike on 29 September 1819.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Lucy Singleton Harrison and David K. Estes on 30 September 1819.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Scott Harrison and Lucretia Knapp Johnson in 1824.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of William Henry Harrison and Jane Findlay Irwin on 18 February 1824.1 William Henry's daughter Lucy Singleton Harrison died on 7 April 1826 in Cincinnati, Ohio.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Symmes Harrison and John Henry Fitzhugh Thornton on 5 March 1829.1 William Henry's son John Cleves Symmes Harrison died on 30 October 1830.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin on 12 August 1831.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of Carter Bassett Harrison and Mary Anne Sutherland on 16 June 1836.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Anna Tuthill Harrison and William Henry Harrison Taylor on 16 June 1836.1 William Henry's son William Henry Harrison died on 6 February 1838 in North Bend, Ohio.1 William Henry's son Carter Bassett Harrison died on 12 August 1839.1 Was elected in 1840 over his predecessor Martin Van Buren by a popular vote of 1,274,624 to 1,127,781 and an electoral vote of 234 to 60. Chose as vice- president John Tyler, who succeeded him after a single month in office. Was the oldest man to be elected president, the first to die in office, and served the shortest time as president.1 William Henry's son Benjamin Harrison died on 9 June 1840.1 President William Henry Harrison became President of the United States on 4 March 1841 replacing President Martin Van Buren. President William Henry Harrison was over President John Tyler as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1841. President William Henry Harrison was replaced as President of the United States by President John Tyler on 6 April 1841.

Family

Anna Tuthill Symmes b. 25 July 1775, d. 25 February 1864
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President John Tyler

M, #10615, b. 29 March 1790, d. 17 January 1862
Father*John Tyler1 b. 1747, d. 1813
Mother*Mary Marot Armistead1 b. 1761, d. 1797
ReferenceTyler-001
     President John Tyler was born on 29 March 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia.1 He was the son of John Tyler and Mary Marot Armistead.1 President John Tyler married Letitia Christian on 29 March 1813 in Cedar Grove, New Kent County, Virginia.1 President John Tyler married Julia Gardiner on 26 June 1844 at Church of Ascension, New York City, New York.1 President John Tyler died on 17 January 1862 in Richmond, Virginia, at age 71.1 He was buried at Hollywood Cemetary, Richmond, Virginia.1
     John's mother Mary Marot Armistead died in 1797.1 John's father John Tyler died in 1813.1 President John Tyler became the father of Mary Tyler on 15 April 1815.1 President John Tyler became the father of Robert Tyler on 9 September 1816.1 President John Tyler became the father of John Tyler on 27 April 1819.1 President John Tyler became the father of Letitia Tyler on 11 May 1821.1 President John Tyler became the father of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Tyler on 11 July 1823.1 President John Tyler became the father of Ann Contesse Tyler on 5 April 1825.1 President John Tyler became the father of Alice Tyler on 23 March 1827.1 President John Tyler became the father of Tazewell Tyler on 6 December 1830.1 John's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Tyler and Henry Lightfoot Jones on 14 December 1835.1 John's son was married at wedding of John Tyler and Martha Rochelle (?) on 25 October 1838.1 John's daughter was married at wedding of Letitia Tyler and James A. Semple in February 1839.1 John's son was married at wedding of Robert Tyler and Priscilla (Elizabeth) Cooper on 12 September 1839 in Bristol, Pennsylvania.1 President John Tyler became Vice President of the United States under President William Henry Harrison on 4 March 1841 replacing Vice President Richard M. Johnson. Was never elected to office; attained the presidency through the death of his predecessor William Henry Harrison, whose vice-president he was. Samuel L. Southard, president pro tempore of the Senate served as his vice-president.1 President John Tyler became President of the United States on 6 April 1841 replacing President William Henry Harrison. John's daughter was married at wedding of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Tyler and William Nevison Waller on 31 January 1842 in White House, Washington, DC.1 President John Tyler became a widower with the death of his wife, Letitia Christian on 10 September 1842 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 51.1 President John Tyler was replaced as President of the United States by President James Knox Polk on 4 March 1845. President John Tyler became the father of Gardiner (David) Tyler on 12 July 1846.1 President John Tyler became the father of John Alexander Tyler on 7 April 1848.1 John's daughter Mary Tyler died on 17 June 1848 in New Kent County, Virginia.1 President John Tyler became the father of Julia Gardiner Tyler on 25 December 1849.1 John's daughter Elizabeth (Lizzie) Tyler died on 1 June 1850.1 John's daughter was married at wedding of Alice Tyler and Henry Mandeville Denison on 11 July 1850 in Charles City County, Virginia.1 President John Tyler became the father of Lachlan Tyler on 2 December 1851.1 President John Tyler became the father of Lyon Gardiner Tyler on 24 August 1852.1 John's daughter Alice Tyler died on 8 June 1854.1 President John Tyler became the father of Robert FitzWalter Tyler on 12 March 1856.1 John's son was married at wedding of Tazewell Tyler and Nannie Brydges in 1857.1 President John Tyler became the father of Pearl Tyler on 13 June 1860.1

Family 1

Letitia Christian b. 12 November 1790, d. 10 September 1842
Children

Family 2

Julia Gardiner b. 4 May 1820, d. 10 July 1889
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President James Knox Polk1

M, #10616, b. 2 November 1795, d. 15 June 1849
Father*Samuel Polk1 b. 1772, d. 1827
Mother*Jane Knox1 b. 1776, d. 1852
ReferencePolk-001
     President James Knox Polk was born on 2 November 1795 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.1 He was the son of Samuel Polk and Jane Knox.1 President James Knox Polk married Sarah Childress on 1 January 1824 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.1 President James Knox Polk died on 15 June 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee, at age 53.1 He was buried on 16 June 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee.1
     James Knox's father Samuel Polk died in 1827.1 Was elected over Henry Clay by a popular vote of 1,338,464 to 1,300,097 and an electoral vote of 170 to 105. George M. Dallas served as his vice-president. Occasionally called 'Little Hickory'. During his presidency the USA grew by 800,000 square miles, including California, New Mexico, Arizona and Texas; the boundaries between Canada and the USA were set where they are today. Polk did not seek a second term and, worn out from his hard work, died three months after leaving office.1 President James Knox Polk became President of the United States on 4 March 1845 replacing President John Tyler. President James Knox Polk was over Vice President Geoge M. Dallas as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1845. President James Knox Polk was replaced as President of the United States by President Zachary Taylor on 4 March 1849.

Family

Sarah Childress b. 4 September 1803, d. 14 August 1891
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President Zachary Taylor

M, #10617, b. 24 November 1784, d. 9 July 1850
Father*Richard Taylor1 b. 1744, d. 1829
Mother*Sarah Dabney Strother1 b. 1760, d. 1822
ReferenceTaylor-001
     President Zachary Taylor was born on 24 November 1784 in Montebello, Orange County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Richard Taylor and Sarah Dabney Strother.1 President Zachary Taylor married Margaret Mackall Smith on 21 June 1810 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.1 President Zachary Taylor died on 9 July 1850 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 65.1 He was buried in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.1
     He became the father of Ann Margaret Mackall Taylor on 9 April 1811.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Sarah Knox Taylor on 6 March 1814.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Octavia Pannill Taylor on 16 August 1816.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Margaret Smith Taylor on 27 July 1819.1 Zachary's daughter Octavia Pannill Taylor died on 8 July 1820 in Bayou Sara, Louisiana.1 Zachary's daughter Margaret Smith Taylor died on 22 October 1820 in Bayou Sara, Louisiana.1 Zachary's mother Sarah Dabney Strother died in 1822.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Mary Elizabeth Taylor on 20 April 1824.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Richard Taylor on 27 January 1826.1 Zachary's father Richard Taylor died in 1829.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Ann Margaret Mackall Taylor and Robert Crooke Wood on 20 September 1829 in Fort Crawford, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Sarah Knox Taylor and Jefferson Finis Davis on 17 June 1835 in Louisville, Kentucky.1 Zachary's daughter Sarah Knox Taylor died on 15 September 1835 in Locust Grove, Louisiana.1 Elected in 1848 over Lewis Cass by a popular vote of 1,360,967 to 1,222,342 and an electoral vote of 163 to 127. Chose Millard Fillmore as vice-president. Died in office, while Congress was in session. Was a second cousin of James Madison.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Elizabeth Taylor and William Smith Bliss on 5 December 1848.1 President Zachary Taylor became President of the United States on 4 March 1849 replacing President James Knox Polk. President Zachary Taylor was over President Milard Filmore as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1849. President Zachary Taylor was replaced as President of the United States by President Milard Filmore on 10 July 1850.

Family

Margaret Mackall Smith b. 21 September 1788, d. 14 August 1852
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President Milard Filmore

M, #10618, b. 7 January 1800, d. 8 March 1874
Father*Nathaniel Fillmore1 b. 1771, d. 1863
Mother*Phoebe Millard1 b. 1780, d. 1831
ReferenceFillmore-001
     President Milard Filmore was born on 7 January 1800 in Locke, New York.1 He was the son of Nathaniel Fillmore and Phoebe Millard.1 President Milard Filmore married Abigail Powers.1 President Milard Filmore married Caroline C McIntosh.1 President Milard Filmore died on 8 March 1874 in Buffalo, New York, at age 74.1
     Milard's mother Phoebe Millard died in 1831.1 President Milard Filmore became Vice President of the United States under President Zachary Taylor on 4 March 1849 replacing Vice President Geoge M. Dallas. Was never elected to office. Succeeded Zachary Taylor upon his death in 1850. Ran again unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1856.1 President Milard Filmore became President of the United States on 10 July 1850 replacing President Zachary Taylor. President Milard Filmore became a widower with the death of his wife, Abigail Powers in 1853.1 President Milard Filmore was replaced as President of the United States by President Franklin Pierce on 4 March 1853. President Milard Filmore was replaced as Vice President of the United States by Vice President William R. King on 4 March 1853. Milard's father Nathaniel Fillmore died in 1863.1

Family 1

Caroline C McIntosh b. 1813, d. 1881

Family 2

Abigail Powers b. 1798, d. 1853
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President Franklin Pierce

M, #10619, b. 23 November 1804, d. 8 October 1869
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1757, d. 1839
Mother*Anna Kendrick1 b. 1768, d. 1838
ReferencePierce-001
     President Franklin Pierce was born on 23 November 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire.1 He was the son of Benjamin Pierce and Anna Kendrick.1 President Franklin Pierce married Jane Means Appleton on 19 November 1834 in Amherst, New Hampshire.1 President Franklin Pierce died on 8 October 1869 in Concord, New Hampshire, at age 64.1 He was buried at North Cemetary, Concord, New Hampshire.1
     He became the father of Franklin Pierce on 2 February 1836.1 Franklin's son Franklin Pierce died on 5 February 1836.1 Franklin's mother Anna Kendrick died in 1838.1 Franklin's father Benjamin Pierce died in 1839.1 President Franklin Pierce became the father of Frank Robert Pierce on 27 August 1839.1 President Franklin Pierce became the father of Benjamin Pierce on 13 April 1841.1 Franklin's son Frank Robert Pierce died on 14 November 1843 in Concord, New Hampshire.1 Won the 1852 election over Winfield Scott by a popular vote of 1,601,117 to 1,385,453 and an electoral vote of 254 to 42. William R. King was his vice- president. Was the only president to complete his term without making any changes in his Cabinet.1 Franklin's son Benjamin Pierce died on 6 January 1853 near Andover, Massachusetts.1 President Franklin Pierce became President of the United States on 4 March 1853 replacing President Milard Filmore. President Franklin Pierce was over Vice President William R. King as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1853. President Franklin Pierce was replaced as President of the United States by President James Buchanan on 4 March 1857. President Franklin Pierce became a widower with the death of his wife, Jane Means Appleton on 2 December 1863 in Andover, Massachusetts, at age 57.1

Family

Jane Means Appleton b. 12 March 1806, d. 2 December 1863
Children
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.

President James Buchanan

M, #10620, b. 23 April 1791, d. 1 June 1868
Father*James Buchanan1 b. c 1761, d. 1821
Mother*Elizabeth Speer1 b. 1767, d. 1833
ReferenceBuchanan-001
     President James Buchanan was born on 23 April 1791 in Stony Batter near, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of James Buchanan and Elizabeth Speer.1 President James Buchanan died on 1 June 1868 in Wheatland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 77.1 He was buried in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     James's father James Buchanan died in 1821.1 James's mother Elizabeth Speer died in 1833.1 Was elected in 1856 over John C. Frémont and Millard Fillmore by a popular vote of 1,832,955 to 1,339,932 and 871,731 and an electoral vote of 174 to 114 and 8. John C. Breckinridge served as his vice-president. In 1819, as a young and successful lawyer, Buchanan fell in love with Anne Coleman, daughter of a Lancaster millionaire. Her parents disapproved. Because of rumors Anne broke the engagement. She died in December of that same year. Buchanan vowed never to marry. Called 'Old Buck'.1 President James Buchanan became President of the United States on 4 March 1857 replacing President Franklin Pierce. President James Buchanan was over Vice President John C. Breckinridge as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1857. President James Buchanan was replaced as President of the United States by President Abraham Lincoln on 4 March 1861.
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Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.