Tag Archives: Eleanor’s father Elliott Roosevelt

Franklin and Eleanor: The Chasm

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a 5th cousin to Eleanor Roosevelt. The Commonalities of Childhood Descended from Dutch ancestors slightly post-Mayflower, both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelts were New York Knickerbockers, an aristocratic old-line status. Both Franklin (1882-1945) and Eleanor (1883-1961) came … Continue reading

Posted in A POTUS-FLOTUS Blog, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Nifty History People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt

The trick question is “what was Eleanor Roosevelt’s maiden name?” It was Roosevelt. She was Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt: Poor Little Rich Girl Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was a patrician-born New Yorker. Her father was Theodore’s brother Elliott, … Continue reading

Posted in A POTUS-FLOTUS Blog, Franklin D. Roosevelt | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment