FLOTUS – Rachel Donelson Jackson

FLOTUS – Rachel Donelson Jackson

A.K.A.: Rachel Jackson

D.O.B.: June 15, 1767

P.O.B.: Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Colony of Virginia, British America

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of Andrew Jackson

5 facts:

• Did not actually serve as First Lady, only lived three days past her husband’s election

• Only listed because she lived to see her husband get elected

• Her niece, Emily Donelson, filled the role of First Lady

• Her marriage to Jackson was not technically valid as she thought she was divorced from her first husband… but wasn’t

• She loved reading The Bible as well as poetry

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