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Monroe, Elizabeth (nee Kortright)

Born: 1768 AD
Died: 1830 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: First Ladies


1768 - Born on June 30th in New York, New York. Wife of United States President James Monroe.

1786 - Married to James Monroe on February 16th.

1811 - She settled with him in Washington D.C. when he became Secretary of State.

1826 - After leaving the White House, she suffered a stroke, collapsed into an open fireplace, and was severely burned.

1830 - Died on September 23rd near Leesburg, Virginia.


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