Sarah Yorke Jackson

 

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Summary of Sarah Yorke Jackson - First Lady of America
Our summary and fast facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson provides an interesting and easy way to learn about the life of the First Lady of President Andrew Jackson. Sarah was the daughter-in-law, having married the adopted son of President Andrew Jackson. President Jackson's wife, Rachel, had died just before he assumed office and his niece Emily Donelson was acting as First Lady. Sarah Yorke Jackson and her husband lived at the Hermitage mansion on the President's cotton plantation. A fire forced them to move into the White House where Sarah acted
as a co-hostess with Emily Donelson.

Facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson - First Lady
Sarah Yorke Jackson undertook the role of First Lady as daughter-in-law to Andrew Jackson, the 16th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865.  What was the life of Sarah Yorke Jackson like? The Facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson covers important information, dates and interesting facts about her birth, her early life, her family, her personality with a biography and the accomplishments of Sarah Yorke Jackson as the First Lady of the USA.

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Sarah Yorke Jackson Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President Andrew Jackson
Relationship to President Andrew Jackson: Daughter-in-law
Date Sarah Yorke Jackson entered White House as First Lady: November 26, 1834
Term of Presidency: 1829-1837
When and where was Sarah Yorke Jackson born?  

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 Sarah was born on July 16, 1803 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
What was the name of her father and mother?
 The name of her parents: Peter Yorke and Mary Haines Yorke
What was her relationship to President Andrew Jackson?
 Sarah was his daughter-in-law and served jointly in the role of First Lady and co-hostess of the White House with Emily Donelson from November 26, 1834 to March 4, 1837. President Jackson's wife, Rachel Donelson, had died, just before her husband became President, on December 22, 1828.
When did she marry?
 Sarah Yorke Jackson married to Andrew Jackson, Jr. (1808-1865, the adopted son of Andrew Jackson) on November 24, 1831
What are the names of her children?
 The couple had three surviving children, Rachel, Andrew, and Samuel. Their last two children, Thomas and Robert, died as infants
When and where did Sarah Yorke Jackson die?
 Sarah died on August 23, 1887 in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 84
Sarah Yorke Jackson Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President Andrew Jackson

Facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson: Fast Overview of Events in the White House
Facts and Info: Sarah Yorke Jackson assumed the position of First Lady to President Andrew Jackson. She witnessed the important events of his presidency that included
Second Seminole War in Florida and the Texas Revolution.

Facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson: First Events
Facts and Info: Sarah was the 1st daughter-in-law of a President to serve as First Lady
and the first to act as a co-hostess with Emily Donelson.

Facts about the Causes and Accomplishments of Sarah Yorke Jackson
Facts and Info: First Ladies are not elected so have no official role. Their accomplishments are therefore based on their own particular wishes that ranged from political interests, humanitarian and charitable causes or duties relating to their family or social responsibilities. Sarah Yorke Jackson shared her role with Emily Donelson and concentrated on performing the social duties in the White House.

Facts about Sarah Yorke Jackson: The Life of Sarah Yorke Jackson
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Sarah Yorke had a privileged upbringing in Pennsylvania and was related to many of Philadelphia's wealthiest and most powerful families. Sarah Yorke married Andrew Jackson, Jr. (1808-1865, the adopted son of President Andrew Jackson, on November 24, 1831. The couple moved into the Hermitage mansion, owned by the President, in late spring of 1832 to assume the management with her husband of the cotton plantation. (The couple were to raise three surviving children, Rachel, Andrew, and Samuel but sadly their last two children, Thomas and Robert, were to die as infants.) A chimney fire seriously damaged the Hermitage mansion on October 13, 1834 and it became necessary for extensive repairs and re-building to take place. On November 26, 1834 Sarah and her family moved into the White House, where Emily Donelson was acting as the First Lady for the President. Sarah and Emily then served as co-hostesses for the President, a unique situation in White House history. Emily became seriously ill and was diagnosed with tuberculosis. She left the White House in June of 1836 to return to her home in Tennessee where she died December 19, 1836. Sarah Yorke Jackson continued in the role of First Lady alone. Sarah continued her duties until March 4, 1837, the end of Andrew Jackson's presidency. Sarah Yorke Kackson died on August 23, 1887 in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 84 

 

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