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Elizabeth Monroe

4th First Lady of the United States


Full Name: Elizabeth Kortright Monroe

Born: June 30, 1768

Birthplace: New York, New York

Father: Lawrence Kortright (1728-1794)

Mother: Hannah Kortright (1735-1777)

Husband: James Monroe (1758-1831)

Married: February 16, 1786

Religious Preference: Unknown

Age at Inauguration: 48

Served: March 4, 1817 - March 4, 1825

Died: September 23, 1830

Age at Death: 62

Buried: Richmond, Virginia

First Lady at Time of Death: ----