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Elizabeth Kortright Monroe (1768 - September 23, 1830) was the wife of US President James Monroe. Image File history File links Elizabeth_Monroe. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth (1817 - 1825) President of the United States and author of the Monroe Doctrine. ...


Descended from an old New York family with Dutch roots, she married the 27-year-old Monroe, then a lawyer, when she was a beautiful girl of 17. Later, while Monroe was posted as envoy to the Court of Versailles in the midst of the French Revolution, she intervened with authorities to gain the release of Madame LaFayette, wife of the Marquis de Lafayette. Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Versailles in 1789. ... The French Revolution (1789-1799) was a period in the history of France. ... Marie-Joseph-Paul-Roch-Yves-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (September 6, 1757 – May 20, 1834), was a French aristocrat most famous for his participation in the American Revolutionary War and early French Revolution. ...


The wedding of their daughter, Maria Hester Monroe and Samuel L. Gouverneur, was the first to be held in the White House. However, during her years in the White House, Elizabeth suffered from a health decline, which curtailed her activities as the First Lady. Samuel Laurence Gouverneur (born 1799 in New York City, and died 1867) was the son of Nicholas Gouverneur and Hester Kortright (the sister of U.S. First Lady Elizabeth Kortright Monroe. ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. ...


The Washington society thought Elizabeth Monroe was aloof and snobbish due to her poor health, but her husband, James Monroe, did nothing but defend her.


Retiring sickly and suffering several long illnesses, Elizabeth died on September 23, 1830 aged 62, at her home, Oak Hill. She was interred at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A view of Hollywood Cemetery and Presidents Circle Hollywood Cemetery is a large, sprawling cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, characterized by rolling hills and winding paths overlooking the James River. ... Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ...

Preceded by:
Dolley Madison
First Lady of the United States
1817 – 1825
Succeeded by:
Louisa Adams
First Ladies of the United States U.S. presidential seal
Martha Washington | Abigail Adams | Martha Jefferson Randolph | Dolley Madison | Elizabeth Monroe | Louisa Adams | Emily Jackson | Sarah Jackson | Angelica Van Buren | Anna Harrison | Jane Harrison | Letitia Tyler | Priscilla Tyler | Julia Tyler | Sarah Polk | Margaret Taylor | Abigail Fillmore | Jane Pierce | Harriet Lane | Mary Lincoln | Eliza Johnson | Julia Grant | Lucy Hayes | Lucretia Garfield | Mary McElroy | Rose Cleveland | Frances Cleveland | Caroline Harrison | Frances Cleveland | Ida McKinley | Edith Roosevelt | Helen Taft | Ellen Wilson | Edith Wilson | Florence Harding | Grace Coolidge | Lou Hoover | Eleanor Roosevelt | Bess Truman | Mamie Eisenhower | Jacqueline Kennedy | Lady Bird Johnson | Pat Nixon | Betty Ford | Rosalynn Carter | Nancy Reagan | Barbara Bush | Hillary Rodham Clinton | Laura Bush

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See also

South façade of Oak Hill. ...

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James Monroe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1381 words)
Monroe's Presidency was marked by a disappearance of partisan politics, after the politically charged War of 1812, and came to be known as the Era of Good Feelings.
Monroe was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1782,and then served in the Continental Congress from 1783-1786.
Upon Elizabeth's death, Monroe moved to live with his daughter Maria Hester Monroe Gouverneur in New York City and died there from heart failure and tuberculosis on July 4, 1831, 55 years after the Declaration of Independence was proclaimed and 5 years after the death of Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
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