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The White House Nellie Weddings

White House Weddings Before Ulysses S. Grant was even born, there had been weddings in the White House. During James Madison’s administration, Dolley Madison’s widowed sister married her second husband, Thomas Todd. Some years later, James Monroe’s daughter Maria Hester … Continue reading

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Chasing Grover Cleveland in 1886

History would come to regard Grover Cleveland as one of our most tight-lipped Presidents. The secrecy surrounding his nuptials would rank high on that list. President Cleveland: Affianced for a Year When Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was inaugurated in 1885, he … Continue reading

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Grover Cleveland: White House Bridegroom

Can you believe it?  Grouchy Grover Cleveland was a newlywed!   But it is true.  At age 49, long time bachelor President Grover Cleveland was married in the White House. The Best Kept White House Secret When he was elected … Continue reading

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